by Steve St. Angelo
Due to investor fears stemming from the global contagion, demand for Perth Mint silver and gold bullion products surged in April. According to CoinNews.net, the Perth Mint’s gold bullion sales in April were the highest since the website started collecting data in February 2013, while silver bullion sales were in second.
The Perth Mint gold bullion bar and coin sales reached 120,504 troy ounces in April, while silver bullion sales were 2.1 million oz. Thus, the Perth Mint sold 17 times more silver bullion than gold last month. Figures in the chart below are shown in troy oz.