The United States Mint has updated its daily bullion sales report through to this morning, Monday, March 22, 2021. For the previous week, the Mint sold 710,500 bullion coins across the American Eagle and American Buffalo coin products. The top seller, as usual, was the American Eagle silver bullion coins with 691,000 one ounce coins sold for the week. That puts its total sales for 2021 at 10,418,500, well ahead of the 9.9785 million the mint produced of the coin in the first three months of 2020.
Sales to Authorized Purchasers of the American Eagle gold bullion one ounce coin remained strong this week with 15,500 coins sold. That pushes its total sales for the year to 346,500 and it was the only American Eagle gold coin sold this week by the mint. The .5, .25, and .10 coins as well as the American Eagle platinum bullion coin reported no sales for the past week.
Rounding out the bullion sales for the week was the American Buffalo gold bullion one ounce coin. 4,000 of these were purchased in the past week, putting total sales for the year at 92,500. This is ahead of the pace of sales last year when, in the first quarter, 87,500 of the coins had been purchased.
|American Eagle – Silver||9,727,500||10,418,500||691,000|
|American Eagle – Gold 1-Ounce||331,000||346,500||15,500|
|American Eagle – Gold 1/2 Ounce||31,000||31,000||0|
|American Eagle – Gold 1/25 Ounce||56,000||56,000||0|
|American Eagle – Gold – 1/10 Ounce||150,000||150,000||0|
|American Eagle – Platinum||35,000||35,000||0|
|Total Bullion Coins Sold||10,419,000||11,129,500||710,500|
As a reminder to collectors new and old, United States Mint bullion coins are sold to Authorized Purchasers and cannot be directly purchased from the Mint itself. The United States Mint updates is bullion sales report each day at 5:00 PM Eastern. USCoinNews.com publishes a weekly summary of the previous week each Monday. You can find the report on the Mint’s site here as it is available to the public.
The United States Mint updates is American Buffalo bullion sales report each day at 5:00 PM Eastern. USCoinNews.com publishes a weekly summary of the previous week each Monday. You can find the report on the Mint’s site here as it is available to the public.