Silver eagles are flying high! The U.S. Mint reports the first two months of 2016 indicates an annualized amount of American Silver Eagles between 55 and 60 MILLION ounces!! You read that right – 55 to 60 MILLION. We can only hope the U.S. Mint decides to continue rationing the amount of ounces released throughout 2016!!
To put this into proper perspective the YEARS between 1986 and 2007 – 21 years in total – the U.S. Mint produced fewer American Silver Eagles for the entire YEAR than the U.S. Mint has produced and released in the first two MONTHS of 2016.
Take a look at this chart: