U.S. Mint Gold, Silver Coin Sales In August Are Most Since January
Source: Kitco News, Allen Sykora (9/1/11)
"Total sales of American Eagle gold coins rose to 112,000 oz. in August, up 73.6% from July."
The U.S. Mint sold more ounces of gold and silver bullion coins in August than it previously had since January. Total sales of American Eagle gold coins rose to 112,000 oz. in August, the Mint's website shows. This is up 73.6% from 64,500 oz. in July and the most since 133,500 oz. were sold in January.
Meanwhile, U.S. Mint silver-coin sales rose to 3,679,500 oz. in August, also the most since January, when sales totaled 6,422,000 oz. The August total was up 24% from 2,968,000 oz. in July and up 50% from the same month in 2010. . .View Full Article