2013 Silver Eagles Sales Soar

According to the United States Mint, a total of 3,458,500 of the one ounce .999 fine American Silver Eagle bullion coins were ordered in May 2013. While this was a 15% drop from the previous month, it still marks a significant period for Silver coin sales. May sales were 583,500 higher than the same month last year, representing a 20% improvement.

Top 15 Sales Months for American Silver Eagle Bullion Coins

1. January 2013 – 7,498,000
2. January 2011 – 6,422,000
3. January 2012 – 6,107,000
4. September 2011 – 4,460,500
5. November 2010 – 4,260,000
6. April 2013 – 4,087,000
7. December 1986 – 3,696,000
8. August 2011 – 3,679,500
9. May 2011 – 3,653,500
10. May 2010 – 3,636,500
11. January 2010 – 3,592,500
12. May 2013 – 3,458,500
13. June 2011 – 3,402,000
14. March 2010 – 3,381,000
15. February 2013 – 3,368,500

Of the top fifteen months shown, four of them are from this year. Since May is only the fifth month, 2013 looks to become a promising year for Silver coin sales with 21,768,500 sales to date. The top five best years ever are shown below.

Top 5 Annual Sales Years for American Silver Eagles

1. 2011 – 39,868,500
2. 2010 – 34,662,500
3. 2012 – 33,742,500
4. 2009 – 28,766,500
5. 2013 – 21,768,500*

*Sales are only for January through May 2013. Seven months remain to improve that position.

American Bullion specializes in adding Silver American Eagles to your IRA. The process is tax-free and hassle-free. To learn more about your options or to request a Free Investors Guide, call 1-800-326-9598 and speak with one of our precious metals specialists.

References: Silver Coins Today, US Mint