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Dr. Lewis: You just characterized this record demand, historic demand. The question is are you seeing from a silver standpoint, are you guys getting calls because many characterize this demand as, “Well, the mint is on pace for another record this year but people say there really isn’t yet a retail demand. People aren’t going to coin shops like they were between 2008 and 2011. There isn’t a retail sense of this. You just mentioned that gold moved up a little bit and now you guys are getting calls the last couple of weeks. Is that happening with silver too?

Andy: Yeah. It’s always more with silver because it’s more undervalued and people see the shortages. Starting to see the premiums, certainly junk silver is starting to see the premiums go up. Again, retail demand worldwide is at an all-time high. Retail demand in the United States was at a all-time high in silver in 2013, 14 and 15. Now, whether that was Americans actually buying it, I don’t know, from the US and Canadian mint. I don’t believe it was Americans that bought it. I believe it was foreigners because based on our business trends which, as you mentioned, peaked.

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