American Eagle Silver

US Mint 2009 American Eagle Silver Bullion Coins have enjoyed scorching sales this year, easily surpassing the prior 2008 all-time annual record. And that was accomplished back in early October. The one ounce, .999 fine silver coins have now topped a new milestone with more than 27 million sold. *Annual Silver Eagle Bullion Coin Sales […]

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US Bullion CoinsOctober was explosive for US bullion coins. Unprecedented demand for gold and silver coins elevated the month with US Mint recorded sales levels that are either at or near the top of the all-time high charts.

Bullion American Gold Buffalo and American Silver Eagle coins enjoyed their best October ever.

For the Silver Eagles, more than double the amount were sold last month at 2,939,000, than in any previous October. The month also stands out as the time when 2009 became the best selling year ever for eagles — dating all the way back to their launch in 1986. The latest numbers pad the tally further with 23,406,500 delivered in the first 10 months of this year.

American Silver Eagle Bullion Coin Sales, Oct. 1986-2009

American Silver Eagle Bullion Coin Sales, Oct. 1986-2009

The 24 karat, one-ounce bullion Gold Buffalo coins were released on Oct. 15. By the 31st, 116,500 were ordered. No other two weeks sales of the coins approaches comparison. The following table displays the annual sales figures since the series began in 2006, placing a perspective on how strong demand was during those two October weeks.

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In what is now a touch of torment, several weeks back the United States Mint published 2009 American Eagle Silver Proof Coin images within their Press Image Library. 2009 Proof and Uncirculated American Silver Eagle Coins – Click to Enlarge The torment comes from the fact that US Mint on October 6, 2009, announced that […]

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No proof one ounce gold or silver American Eagle coins will be struck this year by the US Mint, Bob Van Ryzin relays during his "What’s In the News" segment on this week’s Coin Chat Radio. He also informs us of several other American Eagle products that will not be available. But the Mint is […]

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The United States Mint announced today that it will offer for sale 2009 one-ounce American Buffalo Proof Gold Coins and one-ounce American Eagle Platinum Proof Coins. The release dates for these products are tentatively October 29 and December 3, 2009, respectively. In addition, the agency will release the one-ounce 2009 American Buffalo Gold Bullion Coin […]

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In a switch from recent months, bullion American Gold Eagles are off to the races in September while their counterpart Silver Eagles appear winded. Both were slow out of the blocks, as the US Mint posted the first September figures only on the 9th. (The Labor Day holiday may have contributed to a delay.) But […]

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2009 American Eagle Gold Bullion CoinThe United States Mint sold 2.13 million Silver Eagles and 82,000 Gold Eagles during the month of August. Pretty impressive. Still, if these numbers seem lower than those from July or June, that’s because they are.

From that fact alone, it would be easy to conclude that gold and silver eagle coin demand is on the retreat. But that wouldn’t exactly be accurate.

An analysis of the historical record shows that August often tends to be a weaker month for bullion American Eagles. Any decline, should therefore be almost expected and certainly not a surprise.

What every investor or collector of the series should be studying is not just the 2009 monthly trends, but the historical performance of the coins during a given month. That offers a clearer and more complete performance picture.

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2009 American Eagle Gold Bullion CoinDemand is lower for bullion coins? Poppycock. US Mint sales figures released Wednesday say otherwise.

Marking the third best month of a record setting pace year, demand in June for American Eagle Gold and Silver Bullion Coins jumped aggressively over May.

Silver eagle sales soared in June, rising 340,500 higher than May figures. 2,245,000 silver bullion eagles were sold. The total is now 13,824,500 for an annualized rate that is easily on track to smash last year’s 20,583,000 record.

Gold eagles sales sizzled and nearly doubled May tallies. 116,000 gold bullion eagles were sold in June. With half of this year now set in history, 670,500 have been purchased — one of the best six month totals since the series began in 1986.

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The US Mint on Monday ended the allocation process which limited the number of gold and silver American Eagle bullion coins authorized dealers could order. Ironically, as of Monday also, week-over-week sales soared 8.1 percent for the silver eagles and 9.1 for the gold eagles. Even with the latest surge, the Mint is apparently confident […]

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American Eagle Silver Uncirculated coin 2009 American Eagle Silver Bullion Coin sales blazed passed the 12 million barrier this week and approached 1 million sold during the first eleven days in June, the latest US Mint sales figures reveal.

The Mint’s authorized dealers purchased 377,000 silver eagles during the first eight days in June (ending Monday). By Wednesday the tally more than doubled to 777,000 sold. The figure then jumped to 930,000 on Thursday, bringing the year-to-date total to a record setting pace of 12,509,500.

The current selling velocity will rocket June past the 1.9 million eagles sold in May — a month with high numbers but surprisingly ranking second from the bottom for silver bullion coin sales this year. That is how great 2009 has been for silver coins.

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