64 Percent of Silver American Eagles are Sold

64 Percent of Silver American Eagles are Sold

The United States Mint reported Nov. 2 that the bureau had sold 763,500 American Eagle silver bullion coins from its weekly allocation of 1,187,000 coins.

The Nov. 2 sales brings the calendar year 2015 sales total to authorized purchasers to 40,606,000 coins.

During the first 10 months of 2015, the Mint has been averaging monthly sales of 3,984,250 coins. For the same 10-month period in 2014, the monthly sales average was 3,812,500 coins, en-route to a calendar-year sales record of 44,006,000 coins.