Update: In a Dec. 6 press release, the Mint says it has notified APs that “The United States Mint has sold out of 2016-dated American Eagle One, Quarter, and Tenth Ounce Gold Bullion Coins. We will continue to take orders for the remaining inventories of American Eagle One-Half Ounce and American Buffalo One Ounce Gold Bullion Coins. We will begin taking orders for 2017-dated American Eagle Gold Bullion Coins on Monday, January 9, 2017.”
As has been expected for the last few weeks, the Mint has formally announced to its authorized purchasers (APs) that it has finished producing all 2016-dated American Eagle Silver and American Buffalo Gold Bullion Coins for the year. The Mint will continue to sell the remaining inventories until they are depleted. The Mint says it is also in the process of winding up production of 2016-dated American Eagle Gold Bullion Coins, which will likewise be sold until gone.
Elsewhere in the Mint’s press release, the Mint says it will start accepting orders for the 2017-dated American Eagle Silver, Gold and American Buffalo Gold Bullion Coins on Monday, January 9, 2017. The 2017-dated silver and gold bullion coins will be launched on an unallocated basis. Orders for 2017-dated American Eagle Platinum Bullion Coins will begin to be accepted in late January. More details will be provided at a later date. ❑