1 oz Silver Round - Get Your Kicks on Route 66

1 oz Silver Round - Get Your Kicks on Route 66
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Celebrating the historic highway’s 90th year, the Route 66 round recalls the history of a nation and the families who traveled it. With more than 80 percent of Route 66 still accessible, it will always be America’s Main Street to good times.

Exhibiting a mirror-prooflike finish, the coin-quality piece harkens back to a time when traveling halfway across the country was a nearly impossible dream come true. Featuring eight states: Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California, the Silver round's designs highlight an American institution of days gone by!

Round Highlights:

  • Contains 1 oz of .999 fine Silver.
  • Single rounds come in a protective plastic coin flip. Multiples of 20 will come in a plastic tube.
  • Obverse: Iconic Route 66 road sign with the abbreviations of the states the highway traveled through to the left. The dots around the perimeter of the shield and within the numbers are representative of the glass cateye reflectors used to illuminate the original signs during nighttime driving.
  • Reverse: Route 66 road sign with the traditional phrase "Get Your Kicks" and the weight and fineness surrounding. Segmented lines around the edge represent the road dividing lines used to separate lanes on the highway.

Protect your Route 66 Silver Round in style by adding a presentation box to your order.

1 oz Silver rounds are one of the easiest and most popular ways to acquire Silver. Add this 1 oz Silver round of historic Route 66 to your cart today!

APMEX is now offering two exciting coffee table books as companions to the 1 oz Route 66 Silver Rounds. These large format books capture, in stunning photography and compelling narratives; the glory of the Mother Road: Route 66 Crossings: Historical Bridges of the Mother Road, by Route 66 historian and photographer Jim Ross, and Route 66 Sightings by nationally known photographers and Route 66 historians Jerry McClanahan, Jim Ross and Shellee Graham will get your motor running and enhance the experience of owning these beautiful Silver rounds. Did someone say Road Trip? Let's go!

Learn more about this gorgeous round by visiting our Route 66 information page.

Route 66

Route 66 is quite literally the framework of America. Formalized on November 11, 1926, the two-lane highway system connected Chicago with Los Angeles, facilitating massive amounts of westward travel that spurred economic growth all along its route.

Dubbed the Mother Road by John Steinbeck in his novel, “The Grapes of Wrath”, the legendary Route 66, one of the first all-weather roads to the west, helped people affected by the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression migrate toward better opportunities in California.

During World War II, Route 66 was crucial to the U.S. military, moving equipment from one industrial center to the next and ultimately overseas. Not long after, the lanes filled with families embarking on road trip vacations. With more than 2,400 diagonal miles to drive through, kicks were abundant for all kinds of travelers.

Unfortunately, the passage of the Interstate Highway Act of 1956 meant that Route 66’s days were as numbered as its mile markers. Within 20 years, the historic and landmark-laden highway was replaced with bigger interstates, like 55, 44, 40, 15 and 10.

As the country celebrates Route 66’s 90th birthday in 2016, motorists have a renewed interest in the original highway. More than 80 percent of Route 66 remains drivable in the eight states it crosses, accessible as county or service roads, state highways and historic trails. Regardless of modern-day progress, this “Main Street of America” will always be a travel trendsetter.



Route 66 is a Historical Masterpiece with Amazing Stories

Many historians believe that Route 66 was a major influencer of westward expansion and growth in the United States. Throughout its 90 years of existence, Route 66 has become a mainstay not just in the eight states it spans, but around the country too. The Mother Road, as John Steinbeck called it, is a masterpiece that celebrates its 90th anniversary this year. Over 80 percent of the highway is still accessible and has a connection with people of all age groups. It is frequently referenced in movies, music and literary works. This is a testament to how important this road is to the American people and their ideals. Route 66 runs through California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri and Illinois. You can now buy a 1 oz Route 66 Silver round and honor such an important part of American history.

1 oz Route 66 Silver Rounds are Unique and Valuable

Silver rounds make for a great investment opportunity. The 1 oz Route 66 Silver rounds will add value to your collection. These rounds are unique and depict one of the most famous and oldest highways in the United States. There are no other 1 oz Route 66 Silver rounds of this kind. You can own enjoy a .999 fine Silver round that honors an important part of American history and pop culture. Buy a Route 66 1 oz Silver round to commemorate its value to the American ideal.

Route 66 Silver Round has Historical and Silver Value

As a collector or investor there are varying reasons why you collect. Some collect Silver rounds and coins that commemorate special people and places. Others collect for sentimental reasons. Whatever the reason is for collecting Silver, the Route 66 Silver rounds make a good addition to any collection or investment. Not only does it contain 1 oz of .999 fine Silver, these rounds come with the finest design commemorating such an important part of American history. These historical rounds will add value and diversity to your collection.
Customer Reviews of 1 oz Silver Round - Get Your Kicks on Route 66
1 oz Silver Round - Get Your Kicks on Route 66
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route 66 "SUN SHINE ALL THEWAY"

By  Mike NYC

from New York City

5.0

Great quality silver 1 oz piece. Better than some Eagles. Lots of fun giving as gifts to friends that have been "Down The Road" getting their Kicks on RT 66.

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Easy to Sell
  • Mint Condition

Cons

  • Generic Brand

Good silver round choice

By  JorEl

from Dallas, TX

5.0

Good silver round choice to add to your stack and save a few bucks versus face-valued legal tender coins. Bought 20 which came well seated and secured inside a right-fitting tube. All the coins were in great condition. The tube has the same outer dimensions as the U.S. Mint Silver Eagle tubes, so they will fit inside a green box just fine.

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Mint Condition

Cons

  • Common (higher mintage)
  • Generic Brand

Love my Route 66 rounds

By  Indian Head Silver Stacker

from Central Florida

5.0

...I was a kid when the tv show was on but I remember it, then as I got older the jazz standard became a favorite...then I saw the rounds, and they are really nice... I will buy more...

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Mint Condition
  • Recognized Brand

Awesome!

By  SilverArmadillo

from Texas

5.0

The simplistic design is what makes this coin so special. This is by far one of my favorite silver rounds.

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design

Attractive design, a must have

By  rogue1

from Houston, Texas

5.0

Being a native of Oklahoma, I was exited when this coin came out. It is a beautiful design and couldn't help myself and had to buy a few. My 5 year old also loves this coin.

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Recognized Brand

Cool round

By  Scott

from San Jose, Ca.

5.0

Very nice looking round for the price!

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design

Good buy will buy again and again

By  slevin

from El Paso, TX

5.0

I loved the design and when I got these in my hands I loved the beautiful mirror finish. I will be looking to continue adding these to my collection.

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Mint Condition
  • Recognized Brand

Route 66 is a winner....

By  Dan M

from Victorville, CA

5.0

Great unique design. Some friends of mine agreed and bought some from me. Which means I'll probably buy more... Thanks

Pros

  • Attractive Design

Get Your Kicks on Route 66 and on this coin

By  ser70

from Missouri

5.0

These rounds are Great! I bought 6 to give to friends and they Love them.

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Easy to Sell
  • Mint Condition

precious

By  Yummy Honey

from Youngstown Ohio

5.0

This wonderful well designed coin that brings back alot of my childhood memories. I got over whelmed.Very close to my favorite!

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Mint Condition

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Buy Silver Rounds Today

You will not find another unique Silver round like the Route 66 Silver round from APMEX. As it celebrates its 90th anniversary, you can own a round that honors one of the most important parts of American history. Route 66 played an important role in many areas of westward expansion that it is the source of autobiographies, songs and movies. Own a 1 oz Route 66 Silver round today.
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