by Steve St. Angelo
Americans and Canadians will likely face silver shortages in the future as investment demand continues to surge higher. This will come at time as the silver price skyrockets, thus making it even harder for investors to acquire physical metal.
The U.S. and Royal Canadian Mints produce most Official Silver coins in the world. In 2015, the combined total of Silver Eagles and Maples sales equaled 81.3 million ounces (Moz). This is a stunning amount as their total sales in 2001 were only 9.2 Moz: