Coeur d'Alene Mines Corporation is one of the world s largest primary silver producers, as well as a growing gold producer. In 2004, the company produced 14.1 million ounces of silver and 129,000 ounces of gold. Coeur s properties include two of the largest silver mines in the United States, two expanding mines in southern Chile and Argentina, and two major development projects in Bolivia and Alaska. In addition, the company also owns large land positions around its two South American mines, where major exploration is ongoing in 2005. Coeur common shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol CDE and the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol CDM.