The Perth Mint of Australia has recently reported their monthly sales figures for gold and silver sold as coins and minted bars during the month of June 2012. Both gold and silver showed an increase compared to the previous month.
Gold bullion sales rose to 44,619.05 troy ounces, representing an increase of 31.89% compared to the prior month. The sales total for June also represents the highest number since the Perth Mint began publicly reporting monthly sales figures in March 2012.
Silver bullion sales reached 523,663,46 ounces, representing an increase of 19.62% compared to the prior month. This is the second highest monthly total since the start of reporting, behind the 590,636.15 troy ounces sold in March.
2012 Perth Mint Bullion Sales in Troy Ounces
The Perth Mint produces gold and silver bullion coins on behalf of the Australian Commonwealth Government. An extensive range of series includes the Australian Kangaroo gold coins, Australian Koala and Kookaburra silver coins, and the Lunar series gold and silver coins. Each series features a wide array of different coin sizes struck in 99.99% pure gold or 99.9% pure silver.