For the month ending February, the US Mint has shipped 2,157,500 ASE's and 6,175,000 YTD.

This is 1,997,500 more than last year for the same two months to start the year.

No telling what will happen for the rest of the year, but it's a much better start than last year which was the worst shipping year since 2007.

2007 shipped 9.9 million ASE's Looked to be the end of an old investment cycle when new forms of Silver investing came on board with the start up of Silver ETF's.
2018 shipped 15.7 million ASE's
2017 shipped 18.1 million ASE's
2008 shipped 19.6 million ASE's The beginning of a major investment cycle. Even the financial crisis of 2008 couldn't stop this new cycle.
2009 shipped 28.8 million ASE's
2012 shipped 33.7 million ASE's
2010 shipped 34.7 million ASE's
2016 shipped 37.7 million ASE's
2011 shipped 39.9 million ASE's Silver ran into the $50 wall, but investors didn't stop buying even though the price started it's slide down hill.
2013 shipped 42.7 million ASE's
2014 shipped 44.0 million ASE's
2015 shipped 47.0 million ASE's Is this the beginning of the end for the current cycle as investors are backing off from here and what will it take to bring them back to the stores in a big way, $25, $30 spot prices?