Calendar year 2014 sales of 1-ounce silver American Eagle bullion coins by
the U.S. Mint
broke the record established in 2013 by more than 1.3 million coins.
Mint officials announced Dec. 24 that its inventory of American
Eagle silver bullion coins had sold out, with 44,006,000 coins
recorded sold to authorized purchasers.
The Mint recorded sales of 42,675,000 of the silver bullion coins in 2013.
The sales totals reflect coins struck at both the West Point Mint
and San Francisco Mint, with West Point producing approximately 80
percent of the total.
The U.S. Mint expects to begin sales of 2015-dated silver American
Eagle bullion coins to authorized purchasers sometime during the first
two weeks of January. The U.S. Mint already has an undisclosed number
of 2015-dated coins in inventory ready for sales.
The American Eagle Silver Bullion Coins program was inaugurated in
Since its inception, the Mint has recorded total sales of
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