Gold and Silver Demand up 52% and 40%, Respectively, for 2013 Over 2012

The United States Mint has released mintage figures for March 2013, ending the first quarter of 2013 with demand continuing at a much higher pace than in the same quarter from 2012.

Aggregate Mintage of 1 oz Gold American Eagles

American Silver Eagle was up 40% for the three months ended March 31, 2013 over the same three months ended in 2012. As evidenced by this significant increase year over year, demand for the physical Gold and Silver American Eagles continues to show higher levels than demand in the futures and ETF markets.

Aggregate Mintage of 1 Oz Silver American Eagles 20122013march

For United States Silver American Eagles, the demand and volume sold in the first quarter of 2013 is a record, exceeding the previous first quarter record in 2010 by approximately 14%. The total mintage for first quarter 2013 exceeded the total mintage for any entire year in the program history from inception in 1986 until 2007.

3 Days Of Sweet Savings on 2013 1 oz Silver Maple Leafs

3 Days Of Sweet Savings on 2013 1 oz Silver Maple Leafs

3 Days Of Sweet Savings on 2013 1 oz Silver Maple Leafs

Canadian Silver Maple Leaf coins, considered some of the most beautiful Silver coins in the world, appeal to both investors and collectors worldwide for their beauty and purity.

Coin Highlights:

  • Contains 1 oz of .9999 fine Silver.
  • Multiples of 25 are packaged in mint tubes. Multiples of 500 are packaged in “Monster Boxes.” All other coins will be in protective plastic flips.
  • Eligible for Precious Metals IRAs.
  • Obverse: Right-facing profile of Queen Elizabeth II, along with the year and face value.
  • Reverse: A large, single maple leaf with the weight and purity.
  • Guaranteed by the Royal Canadian Mint.

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2012 Silver Canadian Maple Leaf coins — why buy Silver from APMEX?

APMEX makes buying Silver Canadian Maple Leaf coins online easy with prompt service, convenient access, and competitive pricing on a wide selection of Silver coins and Silver bars. Call our Account Managers toll free or click on the ”Live Chat” button now to add Silver Maple Leafs to your holdings today! APMEX is where to buy Silver! Also, you can turn to us when it’s time to sell Gold or sell Silver. Save When You Order By Thursday April 4, 3 p.m. (CDT)! Act Now: http://po.st/ZJcaw3

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Bar Highlights:

  • Contains 1 oz of .9999 fine Gold.
  • Accompanying assay card guarantees the Gold metal weight and purity.
  • Eligible for Precious Metals IRAs.
  • Obverse: A unique serial number, which matches the assay card, is stamped on this Gold bar.
  • Reverse: “Credit Suisse” in a repeating diagonal pattern.
  • Tamper-evident packaging makes it easy to tell if the bar has been questionably handled, further ensuring its authenticity.
  • Manufactured by Credit Suisse, one of the largest assayers of Gold worldwide.

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Credit Suisse Gold Bars — why buy Gold from APMEX?

APMEX makes buying Credit Suisse Gold bars online easy with prompt service, convenient access, and competitive pricing on a wide selection of Gold coins and Gold bars. Call our Account Managers toll free or click on the ”Live Chat” button now to add Credit Suisse Gold bars to your holdings today! APMEX is where to buy Gold! Also, you can come to us when it is time to sell Gold or sell Silver.

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Coin Highlights:

Contains 1 oz of .999 fine Silver.
Multiples of 20 are packaged in mint tubes. Multiples of 500 are packaged in “Monster Boxes.” All other coins will be in protective plastic flips.
Eligible for Precious Metals IRAs.
Obverse: Adolph A. Weinman’s design showing Lady Liberty draped in an American Flag, walking gracefully as the sun rises over a ridge.
Reverse: A heraldic eagle is shown below 13 small stars, representing the original colonies.
Guaranteed by the U.S. Mint.

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Silver American Eagles — why buy Silver from APMEX?
APMEX makes buying Silver American Eagle coins online easy with prompt service, convenient access, and competitive pricing on a wide selection of Silver coins, rounds or bars. Call our Account Managers toll free or click on the ”Live Chat” button now to add Silver Eagles to your holdings today! APMEX is where to buy Silver! Also, you can turn to us when it’s time to sell Gold or sell Silver.

US Mint Gold Eagle Sales Up 240%

The United States Mint completed the month of February 2013 with a year over year increase from February 2012 in mintage and sales of the 1 Oz Gold American Eagle of 240%, the largest year over year increase in any monthly sales since the financial crisis of 2008. This increase followed the January year over year increase of 47% in mintage and sales of the same Gold coins.

US Mint Monthly Gold 1 oz Eagles

In a similar manner, the United States Mint reported an increase in the mintage and sales of the 1 Oz Silver American Eagle for February 2013 over February 2012 of 126%, the largest increase in sales during the month of February over the same month for the previous year since the financial crisis in 2008. For January 2013, the increase in sales of the Silver coin was 23% as compared to the sales in January 2012.

US Mint Monthly Silver 1 oz Eagles

“The increase in sales by the United States Mint of the 1 oz Gold and Silver coins is evidence of the significant demand for the physical precious metals in the market place. According to the communications with our customers, more buyers are turning to physical Gold and Silver because of concerns over the U.S. Debt and the crisis this huge debt level may bring to the U.S. Economy over the next several years,” stated Michael Haynes, CEO of APMEX.

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1.27.12 Weekly Recap

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Gold crossed over the $1700 mark today on news of more stimulus measures by the Federal Reserve.  This news pushed the dollar down; Gold played its usual inverse position by jumping up several days in a row.

Precious metals started the week with a climb that was based on European news.  Negotiations between Greece and private debt holders are still under way. Sources close to the situation report a deal is close and private bondholders stand to take a loss of between 65 to 70 percent.

The Federal Reserve officially announced that the interest rates will not be raised until at least 2014.  The Fed believes that the unemployment rate still needs to be controlled. It anticipates that inflation will remain consistent with firm prices. The Federal Reserve’s actions indicate that they are concerned about a struggling economy, and unfortunately, this depresses the value of the dollar which had been rising compared to the euro. Federal Reserve observers are split on whether there will be another round of quantitative easing. According to the CNBC survey in January, about half of the respondents believe there will be a QE3, while 44 percent say no. These same respondents are optimistic on the economy, as long as the European crisis does not turn for the worse and create a significant global event.

The International Monetary Fund cut its global forecast of 2012 growth from 4% to 3.3%, and already is dropping its projected growth forecast for 2013 from 4.5% to 3.9%. Those forecasts are still not set; they are dependent on the efforts of the 17-country euro zone coming together to fight financial turmoil. The IMF has also called on the European Central Bank and other countries to support the euro zone with additional funding. In an update, the IMF said, “The near-term outlook has noticeably deteriorated … The global recovery is threatened by intensifying strains in the euro area and frailties elsewhere.”

WEEKLY SPOT PRICES

Gold: Spot Gold prices opened this week at $1,678.40. The high was on Friday, 27th at $1,738.20, while the low for the week occurred on Wednesday, Jan. 25th, $1,649.20. Gold ended the week up $60.50 at $1,738.90. This week, the most popular Gold bullion products were 2012 Gold American Eagles, 1 oz. Pamp Suisse Gold Bars, and 2012 1 oz. Gold Maple Leafs.

Silver: Spot Silver prices opened this week at $32.37. Silver reached a high of $33.94 on Friday, Jan. 27th, while this week’s low for Silver occurred on Wednesday, Jan. 25th at $31.53. Silver ended the week up $1.67 at $34.04 The most popular Silver products on APMEX.com this week were 2012 Silver American Eagles, 2012 Silver Maple Leafs, 1 oz. Silver Buffalo Rounds and 10 oz. APMEX Silver Bars.

Platinum: Spot Platinum prices opened this week at $1,565.00 and ended the week up $60.80 at $1625.80. Popular Platinum products this week included, 1 oz. Platinum Bars, 1/10 oz. Platinum American Eagles, and 1 oz. Platinum American Eagles.

Palladium: Spot Palladium prices opened this week at $687.80 and ended the week up $3.60 at $691.40. Palladium investors preferred 1 oz. Pamp Suisse Palladium Bars and Palladium Canadian Maple Leafs this week at APMEX.com.

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The unusual Silver bullion coin, the Silver Kookaburra, was released in 1990 by the Perth Mint of Australia. These beautiful coins celebrate the interesting bird native to Australia. Due to the variety of designs and privy marks available on the Silver Kookaburra coins, these are very popular among collectors who buy Silver coins.

Each 1 oz. Australian Silver Kookaburra contains .999-fine Silver and includes proof-like frosting in the central design. The obverse features a portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and lists the face value of the coin. The reverse displays the kookaburra. Every year, the coin has a slightly different design, which makes the Silver Kookaburra coins attractive to collectors. From 1990 through 2010, only 300,000 coins were minted each year; the 2011 and 2012 versions have mintages of just 500,000.

The Perth Mint originally began in 1899 as a branch of Britain’s Royal Mint in order to help supply the Gold sovereigns and half sovereigns, which were used as everyday circulating coins throughout the British Empire. In 1970, control of the mint passed from Britain to the Western Australian Government.

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