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U.S. Mint Sells Over 7 Million Ounces Of Silver American Eagles In January, Breaking Record

In early January, 2013, the U.S. Mint suspended sales of silver American Eagle coins, due to high demand.

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013, the U.S. Mint continued sales, reporting over 7 million ounces of silver American Eagles sold so far in January, 2013. This breaks the previous record of 6,422,000 ounces in January, 2011.