2016 Bullion Silver Eagle Demand Still at Record Level

May 19, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Demand for 2016-dated bullion American Silver Eagles continues to drive sales. The United States Mint by Wednesday sold 86.8% of this week’s allotment of 1 million coins.

American Silver Eagle Bullion Coins

U.S. Mint sales of bullion American Silver Eagles reached 21,840,000 for the year, maintaining a record-breaking pace.

It’s only the middle of the month and already May 2016 sales of 2,925,500 exceeded May 2015’s end-of-month total of 2,023,500. For the year, 2016 Silver Eagles are at 21,840,000, which is 34.6% higher than the same time in record-breaking year 2015.

In the latest numismatic sales stats from the U.S. Mint, the best-selling silver product was the 2016 Silver Proof Set with its weekly increase of 5,009 units. The set’s total ticked up to 196,188. It launched on April 18.

2016-P Cumberland Gap Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins added 831 to their total during their first full week of availability, so 15,685 have sold since their debuted on May 5.

The table below shows the latest sales stats for collector coins and related silver products from the U.S. Mint. Sunday, May 15, is the as of date for the standard collectibles and Wednesday, May 18, 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
2016 Proof NPS Silver Dollar 36,538 37,310 772 2.11% 500,000
2016 Uncirculated NPS Silver Dollar 14,130 14,297 167 1.18%
2016 NPS Three-Coin Proof Set 10,901 11,028 127 1.17%
2016 Proof Mark Twain Silver Coins 60,020 60,648 628 1.05% 350,000
2016 Uncirculated Mark Twain Silver Coins 22,289 22,424 135 0.61%
50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Silver Coin Collection 221,134 221,134 0 0.00% 225,000
2015 Congratulations Set 7,895 7,895 0 0.00% Sold Out
2015-W Proof Silver Eagles 699,623 699,623 0 0.00% Sold Out
2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Sets 64,505 65,256 751 1.16% none
2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Sets 99,647 99,731 84 0.08% none
2015 Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Sets 22,691 22,691 0 0.00% Sold Out
2015-W Uncirculated Silver Eagle 201,188 201,188 0 0.00% Sold Out
2016 Silver Proof Sets 191,179 196,188 5,009 2.62% none
2015 Silver Proof Sets 371,693 372,041 348 0.09% none
2016-P Cumberland Gap 5 Ounce Silver Coins 14,854 15,685 831 5.59% 30,000
2016-P Shawnee 5 Ounce Silver Coins 16,675 16,851 176 1.06% 30,000
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% 30,000

 

US Mint Bullion Sales: 2016 American Eagle Silver Coins

January 5,954,500
February 4,782,000
March 4,106,000
April 4,072,000
May 2,925,500
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
2016 Total 21,840,000

 

US Mint Sales: 2015 – 2016 America the Beautiful Silver Bullion Coins

  Unit Increase Total Sales
2016 Shawnee Silver Bullion Coins 0 105,000
2016 Cumberland Gap Silver Bullion Coins 0 64,000
2016 Harpers Ferry Silver Bullion Coins N/A
2016 Theodore Roosevelt Silver Bullion Coins
2016 Fort Moultrie Silver Bullion Coins
2015 Homestead Silver Coins Sold Out 35,000
2015 Kisatchie Silver Coins 42,000
2015 Blue Ridge Silver Coins 45,000
2015 Bombay Hook Silver Coins 45,000
2015 Saratoga Silver Coins 45,000

2016-P Cumberland Gap Silver Coin Inaugural Sales

May 13, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

The number one numismatic seller for the United States Mint last week was the new 2016-P Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin. Inaugural sales clocked in at 14,854 between its release on Thursday, May 5 and Sunday, May 8, 2016.

2016-P Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin

[Shown: The 2016-P Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin]

Compared to its predecessor’s coin launch in February, sales for the new collector coin were only a bit slower. Read More…

2016 Bullion American Silver Eagles Selling Fast

May 5, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Bullion American Silver Eagles reached 4,072,000 in April 2016, which was slightly lower than March’s 4,106,000 coins, and yet it was 42.8% higher than April 2015, when their monthly total hit 2,851,500 coins.

Stacks of American Silver Eagle bullion coins

2016 American Silver Eagles are running at a record pace

These coveted investor coins also advanced during the first few days of May by Read More…

2016-P Cumberland Gap 5 Ounce Silver Coins for Collectors

Cumberland Gap of Kentucky is commemorated on a five-ounce silver coin launching this Thursday, May 5, 2016.

2016-P Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin

The 2016-P Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin goes on sale at noon ET on the 5th for $149.95.

Issued by the United States Mint, the collectible is the second 2016-dated release in the series America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins. Read More…

2016 Silver Proof Set Launch Results

April 28, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

The 2016 Silver Proof Set, one of the most popular annual United States Mint products, debuted on Monday, April 18, and its sales hit 176,733 by Sunday.

2016 Silver Proof Set

[Shown: Packaging, protective lenses and coins of the 2016 Proof Set]

This year’s inaugural figures trailed last year’s, with the 2015 set opening with 184,613 orders, even though the newest silver set had a longer initial time frame for its first reported sales. Read More…

2016 Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle Coin in High Relief

April 25, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

One of nature’s largest bird of prey is featured on the Perth Mint’s 2016 Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle Silver Proof High Relief Coin. Each is composed of one ounce of 99.9% pure silver.

2016 Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle 1 oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin

[Shown: 2016 Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle 1 oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin]

Seen on the high relief reverse (tails side) is a single Wedge-Tailed Eagle perched on the branch of a tree. Read More…

2016 Cumberland Gap and Silver Eagle Bullion Coins Rule

April 22, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

The quickest mover in the silver category on the latest United States Mint sales chart was the 2016 Proof National Park Service 100th Anniversary Commemorative Silver Dollar, jumping by 2,061, but on the bullion side it was the new 2016 Cumberland Gap 5 Ounce Silver Bullion Coin and 2016 American Silver Eagle.

Roll of bullion 2016 American Silver Eagles

2016 sales of bullion American Silver Eagles total 17,912,500

For the bullion Silver Eagles, most of the weekly allocated coins were gone by Thursday. Read More…

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