American Gold Eagles Sales Rise 378% in May

U.S. Mint May 2016 American Gold Eagle Sales Report.

The U.S Mint sold 64,500 one ounce American Gold Eagle Coins in May, up 378% from May 2015.

Total ounces of gold attributable to all American Gold Eagle Coins including 1/10, 1/4/ 1/2 and one once coins were 76,500.

May silver to gold sales ratio at the U.S. Mint rises to 69.74 to 1 to 1* on record silver sales.

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U.S. Mint American Gold Eagle Sales

Sales of one ounce American Gold Eagle coins were up 378% in May 2016 over May 2015 sales when only 13,500 were sold.

In May 2016, the U.S. Mint sold 64,500 one ounce American Gold Eagle Coins down 30.6% from 93,000 sold in April 2016.

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May 2016 sales of one ounce American Gold Eagle coins were the seventh best May sales in the coin’s history.

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The U.S. Mint also sold 7,000 one half ounce, 10,000 quarter ounce and 60,000 one tenth ounce American Gold Eagle coins for a total of 76,500 ounces of American Gold Eagle coins sold in May. In April, the U.S Mint sold a total of 105,500 ounces of American Gold Eagle coins. In May 2015, the U.S. Mint sold 29,500 ounces of American Gold Eagle coins.

Year to date, the U.S. Mint has sold 343,500 one ounce American Gold Eagle coins and a total of 897,500 American Gold Eagle coins of all denominations for a total of 427,500 ounces of gold sold in the form of American Gold Eagles.

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Sales of American Gold Eagle coins in 2016 are on their fastest pace since 2013.

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American Gold Eagle premiums moved higher as the price of gold dropped during May 2016.

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*silver to gold sales ratio based on sales of American Silver Eagles to sales of one ounce American Gold Eagle coins.

The silver to gold sales ratio based on May 2016 sales of American Silver Eagles (4,498,500) to May 2016 sales of all American Gold Eagle coins (1/10. 1/4, 1/2 and one ounce versions) (76,500) and May 2016 sales of one ounce American Gold Buffalo coins (18,500) was 47.35 to 1.

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