Bullion American Silver Eagle Mintages

The United States Mint has been striking bullion American Silver Eagle coins on an annual, non-stop basis since 1986. These legal tender coins weigh in at one ounce and are minted in .999 fine silver. Intended for investors and required by law to produce them in sufficient quantities to meet public demand — which has been unprecedented in recent years, the United States Mint has struck more than 282 million of the coins since 1986.

Bullion American Silver Eagle Mintages

Bullion American Silver Eagle Coin Mintages

The table to the left shows the latest available United States Mint mintages for the bullion Silver Eagle. These numbers are the year-dated coins sold. For reference, to the right are the amount of bullion coins the Mint has sold in a year. The mintages and sales figures are different each year since the Mint has inventory of older Eagles it continues to deliver into a new year.

Year-Dated Bullion American Silver Eagle Mintages
1986 5,393,005
1987 11,442,335
1988 5,004,646
1989 5,203,327
1990 5,840,110
1991 7,191,066
1992 5,540,068
1993 6,763,762
1994 4,227,319
1995 4,672,051
1996 3,603,386
1997 4,295,004
1998 4,847,549
1999 7,408,640
2000 9,239,132
2001 9,001,711
2002 10,539,026
2003 8,495,008
2004 8,882,754
2005 8,891,025
2006 10,676,522
2007 9,028,036
2008 20,583,000
2009 30,459,000
2010 34,764,500
2011 40,020,000
Total 282,011,982
2012 To Be Determined
 
Annual Bullion American Silver Eagle Sales
1986 5,096,000
1987 9,420,000
1988 5,869,000
1989 6,166,000
1990 7,247,000
1991 6,952,000
1992 5,544,000
1993 5,890,000
1994 5,540,500
1995 4,590,000
1996 3,466,000
1997 3,636,000
1998 4,320,000
1999 9,008,500
2000 9,133,000
2001 8,827,500
2002 10,475,500
2003 9,153,500
2004 9,617,000
2005 8,405,000
2006 10,021,000
2007 9,887,000
2008 19,583,500
2009 28,766,500
2010 34,662,500
2011 39,868,500
Total 281,145,500
2012 See Latest Sales Figures

 

2012-dated bullion American Silver Eagle went on sale January 4, 2012. Finalized 2012 mintages will not likely be available until the first quarter or second quarter in 2013. American Silver Eagle sales for 2012, however, should be available by January 2013.

The United States Mint does not sell its bullion coins directly to the public. Instead, it works with a small number of authorized purchasers who in turn resell the coins to precious metal providers, investors, dealers and collectors. These coins do not have a mint mark, unlike their numismatic proof and uncirculated counterparts struck specifically for collectors.