2017 Bullion Silver Eagles Hit 5.1 Million in January

February 4, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

January 2017 went down in the history books as the 9th best-selling month to date for bullion American Silver Eagle, which debuted in 1986. Sales reached 5,127,500. This year’s coin was introduced on January 9.

Stacks of American Silver Eagle bullion coins

Bullion 2017 American Silver Eagles logged January sales of more than 5.1 million.

Comparatively, January totals are usually pretty high, especially when the U.S. Mint runs out of Silver Eagles early in December. The supply of 2016-dated Eagles dried up in the first full week of December, so its monthly total came to just 240,000. Last year’s coin reached sales of 5,954,500┬áin January.

On the numismatic silver front, the proof 2017 Lions Clubs International Centennial Silver Dollar was the top seller in latest round of U.S. Mint stats with 6,468 orders. They were followed by the 2016-W Proof Silver Eagle, which added 1,975 in sales. In the shadow of the two proofs was the uncirculated 2017 Lions Clubs Silver Dollar. Consumers scooped up 1,855 of them.

The table below shows the latest sales stats for collector coins and related silver products from the U.S. Mint. Sunday, January 29, is the as of date for the standard collectibles and Friday, Feb 3, is the as of date for the bullion products.

US Mint Sales: Silver Coins for Collectors

Previous Sales New Sales Unit Increase % Increase Mintage Limit
2017-P Proof Lions Clubs International Centennial Silver Dollar 23,349 29,817 6,468 27.70% 400,000
2017-P Uncirculated Lions Clubs International Centennial Silver Dollar 7,107 8,962 1,855 26.10%
2016-S American Liberty Silver Medal 12,176 12,176 0 0.00% Sold Out
2016-W American Liberty Silver Medal 12,183 12,183 0 0.00% Sold Out
2016 Proof NPS Silver Dollar 62,726 62,723 -3 0.00% Sold Out
2016 Uncirculated NPS Silver Dollar 20,997 20,996 -1 0.00%
2016 NPS Three-Coin Proof Set 14,589 14,588 -1 -0.01%
2016 Proof Mark Twain Silver Coins 78,536 78,536 0 0.00% Sold Out
2016 Uncirculated Mark Twain Silver Coins 26,284 26,284 0 0.00%
50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Silver Coin Collection 221,134 221,134 0 0.00% Sold Out
2016 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set 36,183 36,543 360 0.99% 50,000
2014 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set 42,614 42,614 0 0.00% Sold Out
2016 Ronald Reagan Coin and Chronicles Set 40,511 40,613 102 0.25% 150,000
2016 Congratulations Set 2,209 2,228 19 0.86% none
2015 Congratulations Set 7,895 7,895 0 0.00% Sold Out
2016-W Proof Silver Eagles 530,887 532,862 1,975 0.37% none
2015-W Proof Silver Eagles 699,623 699,623 0 0.00% Sold Out
2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Sets 89,334 89,580 246 0.28% none
2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Sets 103,367 103,366 -1 0.00% Sold Out
2016 Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Sets 15,115 15,325 210 1.39% none
2015 Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Sets 22,691 22,691 0 0.00% Sold Out
2016-W Uncirculated Silver Eagle 167,753 167,807 54 0.03% none
2015-W Uncirculated Silver Eagle 201,188 201,188 0 0.00% Sold Out
2016 Silver Proof Sets 360,610 361,630 1,020 0.28% none
2015 Silver Proof Sets 387,321 387,322 1 0.00% Sold Out
2016-P Fort Moultrie 5 Ounce Silver Coins 15,494 15,635 141 0.91% 30,000
2016-P Theodore Roosevelt 5 Ounce Silver Coins 18,917 18,917 0 0.00% Sold Out
2016-P Harpers Ferry 5 Ounce Silver Coins 18,898 18,896 -2 -0.01% 30,000
2016-P Cumberland Gap 5 Ounce Silver Coins 18,713 18,713 0 0.00% Sold Out
2016-P Shawnee 5 Ounce Silver Coins 18,781 18,781 0 0.00% Sold Out
2015-P Saratoga 5 Ounce Silver Coins 17,563 17,563 0 0.00% Sold Out
2015-P Bombay Hook 5 Ounce Silver Coins 17,309 17,309 0 0.00% Sold Out
2015-P Blue Ridge 5 Ounce Silver Coins 17,461 17,461 0 0.00% Sold Out
2015-P Kisatchie 5 Ounce Silver Coins 19,449 19,449 0 0.00% Sold Out
2015-P Homestead 5 Ounce Silver Coins 21,286 21,286 0 0.00% Sold Out

 

US Mint Bullion Sales: American Eagle Silver Coins

Month 2016 2017
January 5,954,500 5,127,500
February 4,782,000
March 4,106,000
April 4,072,000
May 4,498,500
June 2,837,500
July 1,370,000
August 1,280,000
September 1,675,000
October 3,825,000
November 3,061,000
December 240,000
Total 37,701,500 5,127,500

 

US Mint Sales: 2016 – 2017 America the Beautiful Silver Bullion Coins

Unit Increase Total Sales
2017 Effigy Mounds Silver Bullion Coins Not Available
2017 Frederick Douglas Silver Bullion Coins
2017 Ozark Silver Bullion Coins
2017 Ellis Island Silver Bullion Coins
2017 George Rogers Clark Silver Bullion Coins
2016 Shawnee Silver Bullion Coins Sold Out 105,000
2016 Cumberland Gap Silver Bullion Coins 75,000
2016 Harpers Ferry Silver Bullion Coins 38,100
2016 Theodore Roosevelt Silver Bullion Coins 40,000
2016 Fort Moultrie Silver Bullion Coins 27,800

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