American Gold Eagle Sales Drop From Depressed February Levels.
U.S. Mint Sold 16,000 One Ounce American Gold Eagles in March.
March 2017 Sales Lowest Since May 2015 When 13,500 American Gold Eagles Were sold.
Total number of American Gold Eagles sold in January, including 1/10, 1/4/ 1/2 and one once coins was 56,000. Total ounces of gold attributable to all American Gold Eagle Coins were 21,000 ounces.
Silver to Gold sales in March 100.94:1
Premiums on American Gold Eagles Steady.
March Sales of American Gold Eagles
The U.S. Mint reported sales of 16,000 one ounce American Gold Eagle coins in March, down 44.8% from March 2016 sales of 29,000.
In March, the U.S. Mint sold a total of 56,000 American Gold Eagle coins in 1/10, 1/4, 1/2 and one ounces denominations, totaling 21,000 ounces, down from 109,00 American Gold Eagle coins totaling 38,000 ounces in March 2016.
Description: Obverse: the front of this coins shows Lady Liberty with long hair walking and holding a lit lantern in one hand and an olive branch in the other. Reverse:the back shows an eage aloft clutching an olive branch above a nest, with “E Pluribus Unum” “In God We Trust” “1 oz fine gold” “50 Dollars” Composition/Weight: (33.931 grams) .9167 gold,.03 silver .0533 copper (net weight 1 oz. gold)(22K) Face value: $50 Designers: Augustus Saint-Gaudens (obverse) Miley Busiek (reverse) Mint Locations:Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; West Point, New York Years Minted: 1986-present
The American Gold Eagle is minted at the West Point, New York mint which operates primarily to produce American Silver and Gold Eagle and American Buffalo coins.
The design of the American Gold Eagle coin originally appeared in 1907 on the United States $20 gold coin, or double eagle. U.S. Double eagles were minted from 1907-1933.
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U.S. Mint sales data – USMINT.gov
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