Posted by Francis Koh on 15 Jan 2015

U.S. MINT 2015 SILVER EAGLE SALES: Start Off Strong

The U.S. Mint starting selling Gold Eagles last week with 51,500 ounces reported on the first day of sales.  The U.S. Mint released the official first day of Silver Eagle sales on January 12th.

As we can see from the chart below, the U.S. Mint sold 2,958,000 Silver Eagles on January 12th, then another 656,000 on Tuesday, January 13th.  So far this year, the U.S. Mint sold 3,614,000 Silver Eagles compared to 56,500 oz of Gold Eagles:

2015 U.S. Mint Silver Eagle Sales Jan 12-13

Silver Eagle sales are quite strong as 3.6 million have already been sold compared to 4.7 million for the entire month of January last year.  There are still two more weeks remaining in the month and it will be interesting to see what the demand will be like for the rest of January.

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