At last they finally admit defeat.
Here's the latest from the Mint.
Dear United States Mint Customer,
Production of the United States Mint American Eagle Silver Proof and
Uncirculated Coins was suspended this year because of unprecedented
demand for American Eagle Silver Bullion Coins. All available silver
bullion blanks are being allocated to the American Eagle Silver Bullion
Coin Program, as the United States Mint is required by Public Law 99-61
to produce these coins "in quantities sufficient to meet public demand
The United States Mint will resume the American Eagle Silver Proof and
Uncirculated Coin Programs once sufficient inventories of silver
bullion blanks can be acquired to meet market demand for all three
American Eagle Silver Coin products. However, due to the continued,
sustained demand for American Eagle Silver Bullion Coins, 2009-dated
American Eagle Silver Proof and Uncirculated Coins will not be
That's all folks!!!