American Gold Eagle Sales Fall Further From Depressed February and March Levels.
U.S. Mint Sold 3,500 One Ounce American Gold Eagles in April.
April 2017 Sales Lowest Since June 2007 When 1,000 American Gold Eagles Were Sold.
Total number of American Gold Eagles sold in April, including 1/10, 1/4/ 1/2 and one once coins was 25,500. Total ounces of gold attributable to all American Gold Eagle Coins were 6,000 ounces.
Silver to Gold sales ratio in April 239:1
Premiums on American Gold Eagles Steady.
April Sales of American Gold Eagles
The U.S. Mint reported sales of 3,500 one ounce American Gold Eagle coins in April, down 96.2% from April 2016 sales of 93,500.
In April, the U.S. Mint sold a total of 25,500 American Gold Eagle coins in 1/10, 1/4, 1/2 and one ounces denominations, totaling 6,000 ounces, down from 168,500 American Gold Eagle coins totaling 105,500 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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