Precious Metals:Data & Statistics
Interest in investment and coin jewelry contributed to a 6.3% increase
in the production of silver Eagle coins last year.
The U.S. Mint says it used 3.65 million ounces of silver to make the
coins last year.
Sales of various commemorative silver coins also surged last year, rising
31.4% to 727,933 ounces.
No records are kept of how many ended up in jewelry and how many were
bought for investment, but coin jewelry has done well at trade shows this
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