Posted by Francis Koh on 06 Mar 2015

FY 2014 Silver Eagle Dollar Sales Surpass Gold Eagles By Wide Margin

For example, the U.S. Mint sold 44 million ounces (Moz) of Silver Eagles in 2014, and 524,500 Gold Eagle oz.  However, the Fiscal Year figures are from Oct 2013 to Sept 2014, which only show 38.3 Moz of Silver Eagles versus 524,000 Gold Eagles.

According to the data put out in the U.S. Mint 2014 Annual Report, total sales of Silver Eagles were $850 million compared to $693 million in Gold Eagle sales. 

Thus, Silver Eagle Dollar sales were 23% higher than Gold Eagles in FY 2014.  Now, if we look at the figures for FY 2013, we see a much different picture. 

In FY 2013, the U.S. Mint sold 983,000 oz of Gold Eagles at $1.58 billion compared to 43.5 Moz of Silver Eagles at $1.2 billion:

Fiscal Year 2013 Gold vs Silver Eagle Sales   Fiscal Year 2014 Gold vs Silver Eagle Sales    

Even though total Eagle sales are down considerably in FY 2014 compared to FY 2013, Gold Eagles fell off a cliff.

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