US Mint Bullion Coin Sales in August
United States Mint bullion products advanced on Monday with American Eagle gold coins gaining 4,000 ounces and American Eagle silver coins rising 852,500 ounces.
The U.S. Mint continues to restrict sales of American Silver Eagles. The agency has allocated 1,187,500 coins for this week, and there are now 335,000 left with Monday’s haul. Last week’s allocation of 1 million coins was claimed by Wednesday.
Year-to-date Silver Eagle sales stand at over 30 million. In 2014 when sales ended at a record 44,006,000, the coins by Aug. 17, 2014 reached sales of 27,283,500.
Below is a listing of U.S. Mint bullion products with the number of coins sold during varying periods. Products with an asterisk (*) are no longer available.
|US Mint Bullion Sales (# of coins)|
|Monday Sales||Last Week||July Sales||August Sales||YTD Sales|
|$50 American Eagle 1 Oz Gold Coins||2,500||7,500||144,500||14,000||357,000|
|$25 American Eagle 1/2 Oz Gold Coins||1,000||1,000||10,000||2,000||48,000|
|$10 American Eagle 1/4 Oz Gold Coins||0||4,000||28,000||6,000||104,000|
|$5 American Eagle 1/10 Oz Gold Coins||10,000||15,000||135,000||30,000||555,000|
|$50 American Buffalo 1 Oz Gold Coins||0||3,000||32,000||4,000||132,500|
|$1 American Eagle 1 Oz Silver Coins||852,500||1,000,000||5,529,000||3,032,500||30,347,500|
|2015 Homestead 5 Oz Silver Coins*||–||35,000|
|2015 Kisatchie 5 Oz Silver Coins*||–||42,000|
|2015 Blue Ridge Parkway 5 Oz Silver Coins*||–||10,000||–||45,000|