Silver – Mineweb reported that according to media reports, the US Mint is restricting American Eagle silver coin sales for the remainder of 2013 in order to conserve coin blanks for the 2014 Silver Eagle bullion coin program.
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Silver – The US Mint has now sold 40,175,000 ounces worth of American Eagle silver coins in 2013, higher than its 2011 record of 39,868,500 ounces.
Silver – Bloomberg reported that the US Mint has now sold nearly 40.2 million ounces worth of American Eagle silver coins this year, more than the previous all-time high of 39.9 million ounces. That amount was achieved in 2011.
Silver – Mineweb reported that the US Mint has now sold more American Eagle silver bullion coins in 2013 than it did for all of 2012. Meanwhile, American Eagle gold bullion coin sales dropped to a six-year low in August.
Silver – Mineweb reported that the US Mint sold 4,406,500 1-ounce American Eagle silver bullion coins this July, up 93.4 percent from last July. That is a new record for the month.
Platinum – Platinum Today reported that the US Mint has launched an $1,800 platinum coin, the fifth of a planned six in its American Eagle series.
Silver – Silver prices have fallen 35 percent in the first six months of 2013, but David Franklin, David Baker and John Whitefoot believe that the white metal is due to move upward.
Silver – Investors continue to equate silver coins and bars with a cost-effective means of wealth preservation.
Silver – After rising last week, silver was largely without direction this week, wavering between $22.34 and $22.87.
Gold – Gold fell sharply last month, but now investors are taking an interest in physical gold.