American Silver Eagle Sales Set Record Third Year in a Row
Sales of American Silver Eagle coins at 44,666,500 as of November 30, 2015.
Sales set record despite U.S. Mint production halts and restrictive allocations to the U.S. Mint’s Authorized Purchasers
Sales of American Silver Eagles set a record today.
The 737,000 American Silver Eagles sold today put the total sales at 44,666,500 passing last year’s record of 44,006,000.
Sales of American Silver Eagles set a record for the third year in a row.
You can track monthly sales of American Silver Eagle coins at our American Silver Eagle archives.
Due to the U.S. Mint’s inability to keep up with demand for American Silver Eagle coins, premiums doubled during the month of September, further curbing sales.
Retail premiums on American Silver Eagle coins hit 50% during late September 2015.
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The near six year low in silver prices during 2015, and the higher gold silver ratio helped boost sales.
The gold silver ratio was well above 70 to 1 during most of 2015.
Record Summer Sales Propelled Silver Eagle Sales to Record
Monthly Sales of American Silver Eagles 2014 and 2015
Through the first five months of 2015 sales of American Silver Eagles were mediocre. Heading into the slower sales months, it appeared that sales in 2015 would be significantly lower than 2014. Then summer sales skyrocketed, the U.S. Mint was caught flatfooted and the U.S. Mint instituted a series of allocations on its Authorized Purchasers that remained in effect the rest of the year.
The chart below shows the 2015 summer sales surge.
Strong summer sales of American Silver Eagle coins in 2015 fueled a new record.
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