The Perth Mint sold 9,636,408 ounces of silver in 2017 down 21.3% from 12,236,772 ounces sold in 2016.
Perth Mint vs. U.S. Mint Silver Sales
Silver sales at the U.S. Mint in 2017 fell 52%. to 18,065,500. The U.S. Mint sold 742,000 one ounce American Silver Eagles in December, 132,437 ounces less of silver than the Perth Mint sold in December 2017.
2017 American Silver Eagle sales were down 52% compared to Perth Mint’s 21% fall in silver sales in 2017.
The Perth Mint Silver Kangaroo.
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In September 2015, the Perth Mint reacted to the silver shortages at the U.S. and Canadian Mints by introducing a new silver bullion coin that would be not be of limited mintage, but rather would be minted in such quantities to meet demand – the Silver Australian Kangaroo one ounce coin.
The new coin was an immediate hit. In ten months (September 2015- June 2016) the Perth Mint sold 15,146,753 ounces of silver, up 173.4% from the period of September 2014 – June 2015 when 5,553,261 ounces of silver were sold.
Perth Mint Silver Sales 2017
Perth Mint silver sales were down year over year in 2017 vs 2016.
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