The following information was delivered in an announcement sent to authorized purchasers by Michael White, from the Office of Corporate Communications for the United States Mint:
2016 End of Year Bullion Sales and Production
The United States Mint has finished producing all 2016-dated American Eagle Silver and American Buffalo Gold Bullion Coins for the year. Our remaining inventories will be sold until they are depleted.
The United States Mint is completing production of 2016-dated American Eagle Gold Bullion Coins. Upon completion, remaining inventories will be sold until they are depleted.
The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2017-dated American Eagle Silver, Gold and American Buffalo Gold Bullion Coins on Monday, January 9, 2017. The 2017-dated silver and gold bullion coins will be launched on an unallocated basis.
The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for 2017-dated American Eagle Platinum Bullion Coins in late January. More details will be provided at a later date.
About the United States Mint
The United States Mint was created by Congress in 1792 and became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. It is the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage and is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce.
The United States Mint also produces numismatic products, including proof, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. The United States Mint’s numismatic programs are self-sustaining and operate at no cost to taxpayers.
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