And then there were none.
The U.S. Mint
exhausted remaining inventory of 2015 American Eagle silver bullion
coins Dec. 15 when it sold the last 361,000 coins to authorized purchasers.
The Mint announced its final weekly allocation for 2015 coins on
Dec. 14 with 1.13 million coins made available. Authorized purchasers
immediately placed orders for 769,000 of the 1-ounce .999 fine silver
The combined Dec. 14 and 15 sales bring calendar-year 2015 sales to 47 million coins, nearly 7 percent
higher than the 2014 previous record high of 44,006,000 coins.
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If the Mint hadn't been forced to impose weekly allocations most of
the year because of shortages of available planchets, the final 2015
sales totals for silver American Eagles likely would have been