US Mint Sets All-Time Silver Eagle Sales Record for February- Nearly 11 Million Sold in 2013!

USMintAfter smashing the all-time monthly sales record in January by selling 7.5 million Silver Eagles (even with production halted for half the month), silver eagle sales have continued at a record setting clip.   The Mint’s latest February sales statistics indicate the mint has already sold a record 3.37 million silver eagles in February, eclipsing February 2011’s previous record for the month of February of 3.24 million ounces sold.

In a little over a month of actual production, the US Mint has sold a mind-blowing 10,866,500 ASE’s, approximately 33% of entire sales for 2012!

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From the US Mint:

2013 Silver Sales Totals
(in ounces / number of coins)
Month One
( oz. / #coins )
January 7,498,000
7,498,000
February 3,368,500
3,368,500
Total 10,866,500
10,866,500

Thus far for 2013, the Mint has sold 228,000 oz of gold eagles, vs. 10.866 million silver eagles, continuing the recent trend of selling nearly 50 times the volume of silver vs gold.

2013 Gold Sales Totals
(in ounces / number of coins)
Month One
( oz. / #coins )
Half
( oz. / #coins )
Quarter
( oz. / #coins )
Tenth
( oz. / #coins )
Total
( oz. / #coins )
January 124,500
124,500
8,500
17,000
6,000
24,000
11,000
110,000
150,000
275,500
February 65,500
65,500
2,500
5,000
3,000
12,000
7,000
70,000
78,000
152,500
Total 190,000
190,000
11,000
22,000
9,000
36,000
18,000
180,000
228,000
428,000

Previous January and February monthly records, set in 2011:

2011 Silver Sales Totals
(in ounces / number of coins)
Month One
( oz. / #coins )
January 6,422,000
6,422,000
February 3,240,000
3,240,000
March 2,767,000
2,767,000
April 2,819,000
2,819,000
May 3,653,500
3,653,500
June 3,402,000
3,402,000
July 2,968,000
2,968,000
August 3,679,500
3,679,500
September 4,460,500
4,460,500
October 3,064,000
3,064,000
November 1,384,000
1,384,000
December 2,009,000
2,009,000
Total 39,868,500
39,868,500


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