Tag Archives: american eagle coins

Eagles gain as 2019 sales strong

Do statistics soothe your nerves? Diving into some numbers and figuring out their significance can distract me from a crazy day in the office. I took a look at the Mint’s sales report of bullion American Eagles. The results should … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, General News, News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Eagle sales bode well for 2019

American Eagle bullion coins went on sale Jan. 7, 2019. Would you believe the Mint can sell in one day more than half of all Eagles sold in 2018? It can. Platinum Eagles’ first-day sales totaled 18,000 pieces. Only 30,000 … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, General News, News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Strong start for gold and silver bullion coins

American Eagle bullion coins went on sale yesterday. Would you believe the Mint can sell in one day more than half of all Eagles sold in 2018? It can. Platinum Eagles’ first-day sales totaled 18,000 pieces. Only 30,000 were sold … Continue reading

Posted in Buzz | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mint Statistics: Holiday demand pushes up proofs

Holiday shopping seems to be boosting certain Mint sales items. The 2018 clad proof set jumped by 10,711 to 406,984. Silver proof sets rose by 6,065 to 264,239. The puzzle is why clad sets outsell silver when silver sets tend … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, Features, Mint Stats | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Buy your 2019 silver and gold coins early

Happy New Year. It is 2019 already if you are interested in purchasing the new date silver American Eagle bullion coin. I noticed this on the APMEX website this morning. If you buy now, the order has an expected shipping … Continue reading

Posted in Buzz | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Mint Statistics: Totals show zero interest in bullion

Nobody voted for gold or silver American Eagle bullion coins on election day. Zero have been sold so far in the month of November. No Buffalo gold bullion coins were sold, either. Fortunately for the Mint, sales of collector coins … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, Features, Mint Stats | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gold performance beats day-to-day worries

When there is a snowstorm in the Midwest, it stops routine living until we can clear the snow away. Then we go about our business as normal. Was there a storm of another kind for silver and gold investors this … Continue reading

Posted in Buzz | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Is ‘Deadman’s Curve’ playing for silver?

Silver American Eagle purchasers seem to be losing interest in the popular bullion coin again. Sales numbers are inexplicably declining. With just two days to go in October, sales have dropped by 54 percent from September. This decline is significant. … Continue reading

Posted in Buzz | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Mint Statistics: Silver Eagles want to fall asleep again

For the second week in a row, sales of silver American Eagle bullion coins have slowed down. Buyers grabbed just 200,000 pieces, compared to 260,000 the week before. The September sales surge is well and truly over. So far in … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, Features, Mint Stats | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Will 2012-S Eagle prices jump higher?

For those of you who bought the 2012-S 75th anniversary set, congratulations. I think recent experience with two prior issues indicates it will be a winner. For those of you who missed out on buying a set, I suggest that if you believe my analysis that follows, that you make your purchase on the secondary market soon, before the prices escalate as has been the case with all prior limited-issue Eagles. Continue reading

Posted in Articles, General News, News | Tagged , | 1 Comment