Data story: U.S. Mint quarterly Gold Eagle sales

The United States Mint (USM) sold 191,000 ounces of its hallmark Gold Eagle coin in the third quarter of 2016. The 170,000 ounces was a 51.889% decrease from the third quarter of 2015 and a 25.098% decrease from the second quarter of of 2016.

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The mint sold 159,000 1 ounce coins, 10,000 .50 ounce coins, 30,000 .25 ounce coins and 195,000 .10 ounce coins. The 191,000 ounces was 2,00 ounces over the average over the past 20 quarters.