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Acute Silver Coin Shortage as Demand Hits the Roof

The global silver coin market is in the grips of an unprecedented supply squeeze, forcing some mints to ration sales and step up overtime while sending U.S. buyers racing abroad to fulfill a sudden surge in demand. Silver prices have fallen 7% this year, are on track for their third yearly loss and down by 70% from all-time highs of $50 hit in April 2011.

Why Premiums On Silver Coins Rise Amid Falling Silver Prices

Seizing the opportunity to buy silver coins or bars on the cheap when spot silver prices fell below $15 per ounce has proven harder than many expected. The rationing and production breakdowns at the mint promises to keep buy premiums elevated and cause shipping delays on most government-minted silver coins for the foreseeable future.

Silver: Coins At Record High Sales And Advances In Industrial Applications

With two months to go in 2013, the U.S. Mint already has surpassed last year’s sales of American Eagle Silver Bullion Coins and is on track to beat the 2011’s all time high record – People see silver as an important part of their portfolios and are buying larger quantities than they used to.

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