October 2, 2014 / 6:41 AM / 5 years ago

Perth Mint's gold sales climb to near one-year peak in September

SINGAPORE, Oct 2 (Reuters) - The Perth Mint's sales of gold
coins and bars hit their highest in nearly a year in September
as a sharp drop in prices attracted buyers.
    The Perth Mint runs the only gold refinery in Australia, the
world's second-biggest gold producer after China.
    Sales of gold coins and minted bars rose to 68,781 ounces in
September, their highest since October 2013, data available on
the mint's website showed. 
    Gold prices fell 6 percent in September, posting
their sharpest monthly loss since June 2013 as a stronger dollar
curbed the metal's appeal. 
    Silver coin sales totalled 756,839 ounces last month,
compared with 961,977.07 ounces in the same period last year. 
    
 Period      Gold          Silver 
     Sep-14        68,781        756,839
     Aug-14        36,369        818,856
     Jul-14        25,103        577,988
     Jun-14        39,405        586,358
     May-14        36,127        630,349
     Apr-14        23,461        361,988
     Mar-14        30,177        545,165
     Feb-14        47,003        392,088
     Jan-14        64,818        912,388
     Dec-13     58,943.61     845,940.53
     Nov-13     52,700.23     807,246.05
     Oct-13     77,255.18     821,579.77
     Sep-13     68,488.06     961,977.07
     Aug-13     30,430.10     691,258.63
     Jul-13     56,488.25     697,247.39
     Jun-13     47,692.02     593,534.52
     May-13     88,637.82     596,458.40
     Apr-13    112,575.40   1,113,461.36
     Mar-13     50,356.16     408,178.52
     Feb-13     44,399.48     431,237.41
     Jan-13     66,669.66     676,742.40
     Dec-12     51,777.57     452,390.35
     Nov-12     49,004.09     623,345.46
     Oct-12     54,779.00     465,033.74
     Sep-12     82,066.89   1,259,702.59
     Aug-12     37,196.86     338,945.22
     Jul-12     34,588.36     459,270.48
 
    Source: The Perth Mint 
    Note: Sales figures in ounces. Gold sales include coins and
minted bars. Silver figures include only coins as the mint does
not issue silver minted bars.

 (Reporting by A. Ananthalakshmi; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)
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