U.S. Mint November 2016 American Gold Eagle Sales Report.
The U.S Mint sold 817,500 one ounce American Gold Eagle Coins in 2016 up 30.1% from 626,500 sold in 2015 and up 97% from 426,500 sold in 2014.
Sales of one ounce American Gold Eagles were the highest since 2011
Total ounces of gold attributable to all American Gold Eagle Coins including 1/10, 1/4/ 1/2 and one once coins were 985,000 ounces up 18.6% from 801,500 ounces sold in 2015 and up 88% from 524,500 ounces sold in 2014.
December Sales of One Ounce American Gold Eagles were 23,000.
Silver to Gold sales in December was 10.43:1, the lowest of the year.
American Gold Eagle sales were strong most of 2016.
The U.S. Mint also sold 74,000 one half ounce, 152,000 quarter ounce and 925,000 one tenth ounce American Gold Eagle coins for a total of 147,500 ounces of American Gold Eagle coins sold in 2016. In October, the U.S Mint sold a total of 985,000 ounces of American Gold Eagle coins.
In 2016, the U.S. Mint has sold 817,500 one ounce American Gold Eagle coins and a total of 1,968,500 American Gold Eagle coins of all denominations for a total of 985,000 ounces of gold sold in the form of American Gold Eagles.
Sales of one ounce American Gold Eagle coins in 2016 were the best since 2011.
Gold sales led silver sales at the height of the financial crisis of 2008-2009. Gold was also more popular during the run up to Y2K.
Gold is the metal where investors go to first when there are signs of financial uncertainty.
American Gold Eagle Premiums
American gold eagle premiums rose the last four months of 2016.
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