Posted by Francis Koh on 12 Feb 2015

2015 SILVER EAGLE INVESTMENT DEMAND: Continues To Be The Big Winner

From 1987 to 2000, the U.S. Mint sold 15 Silver Eagles for every ounce of Gold Eagles.  Then from 2001 to 2007, this nearly doubled to 29 Silver Eagles for every ounce of Gold Eagles.  However, after the collapse of the U.S. Investment Banking and Housing Industry in 2008, this ratio continued to increase:

Gold Eagle vs Silver Eagle Sales 1987-2014    FEB Silver vs Gold Eagle Sales 2014.NEW

From 2008 to 2014, the rate of Silver Eagle to Gold Eagle sales jumped to 41 to 1.  What is even more amazing than that statistic, is the Silver to Gold Eagle ratio in 2014.  Investors purchased 84 Silver Eagles for every Gold Eagle oz in 2014.  The U.S. Mint has not released its 2014 Annual Report, but I would imagine total Dollar sales of Silver Eagles was probably higher than Gold Eagles last year.

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