1996 1 oz Silver American Eagle BU

1996 1 oz Silver American Eagle BU
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Product Details

This adaptation of Adolph A. Weinman’s design of the half dollar (1916-1947) has been extremely popular as a silver bullion coin since its inaugural issue in 1986. Many people collect them by date and this is the "Key" date for the series.

Coin Highlights:

  • Contains 1 oz of .999 fine Silver.
  • Multiples of 20 are packaged in mint tubes. Multiples of 500 are packaged in “Monster Boxes.” All other coins will be in protective plastic flips.
  • Eligible for Precious Metals IRAs.
  • Obverse: Adolph A. Weinman’s design showing Lady Liberty draped in an American Flag, walking gracefully as the sun rises over a ridge.
  • Reverse: A heraldic eagle is shown below 13 small stars, representing the original colonies.
  • Guaranteed by the U.S. Mint.

Protect and display your Silver Eagle in style by adding an attractive display or gift box to your order.

1996 Silver Eagles have the lowest mintage (3,603,386) of all bullion quality coins in the entire Silver American Eagle series. Add this Key Date Silver American Eagle to your cart today!


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Specifications

Product ID: 1066
Year: 1996
Grade: Brilliant Uncirculated
Grade Service: None
Denomination: $1
Mint Mark: Not Shown - San Francisco
Metal Content: 1 troy oz
Purity: .999
Manufacturer: US Mint
Thickness: 2.98 mm
Diameter: 40.6 mm
Inner Pack: 20
Outer Pack: 500
Customer Reviews
1996 1 oz Silver American Eagle BU
3.5 Overall

(based on 11 reviews)

Reviewed by 11 customers

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Great Key date in the raw!

By  Maxgus62

from Marlow, OK

5.0

I wanted to start a collection of Silver Eagles, although I have a few graded coins, I wanted to start looking for coins in the raw to complete my collection without spending a small fortune. APMEX makes this possible with a wide selection of Silver Eagles graded or not at very reasonable prices. This coin met my expectations, as well as all the other coins that have purchased.

Poor Condition, Large Fingerprint

By  Corey

from Ohio

1.0

Pros

  • Attractive Design

Cons

  • Poor Condition

The product came with a large obvious fingerprint on the obverse which I believe certainly does not qualify it as a BU coin. If I am mistaken please correct me. Regardless, I expected better and am incredibly disappointed.

Disappointed

By  Kyle

from Richmond VA

1.0

Pros

  • Recognized Brand

Cons

  • Poor Condition

I have to echo another poor condition review. My coin looks bad. I expect handling marks but this is crazy. I expected more APMEX. 3 out of the 4 items of my order were as described but this coin was just sub-par. I would have expected this coin if I bought a "Cull, Damaged, Etc"...but I did not. Maybe I have to high of standards.

Not for single coin buyer...

By  Honey Badger

from Wisconsin

2.0

Pros

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

Cons

  • Poor Condition

If you are looking to buy "brilliant uncirculated" you should buy 10 or more so you receive brilliant uncirculated. I bought one of each year and it looked like I received someone else's unkempt set. Too bad because everything else I have purchased has been phenomenal. I hate to have to leave a poor review, but the proverbial "ball" was dropped on this order of 28 coins. I have purchased 10 eagles and 10 leafs in the past and coins were pristine. This time my expectations were way too high, I wish I felt as good as when the bulk orders arrived.

Another outstanding transaction

By  Ontos48

from Louisville Ky

5.0

As always a flawless transaction.!!!

96 silver eagle

By  mo

from harvard il

5.0

cream of the crop easy to buy at apmex

Very Pleased

By  Joe

from Mass

3.0

Received an exchange for the original 1996 ASE I purchased. The exchange was in good condition. Some minor scratches but overall I am pleased. Customer service was excellent. Very fast response to my concerns.

Not Happy

By  Joe

from Mass

2.0

Pros

  • Collectible (lower mintage)

Cons

  • Poor Condition

First coin I have purchased from APMEX, I am not happy with the condition it is in. Both obverse and reverse have scratches and the luster is worn off in places on both sides. I just started buying ASE and have several others and they all are in great condition.

Holding history in your hand

By  James

from California

5.0

The most rare BU American Eagle, a true prize for a coin collector such as myself. I bought this coin to add to my Dansco coin holder and finally complete the entire 1986-2013 American Eagle collection! When this coin came in I could tell it was well taken care of and was completely spotless. Home run APMEX!

Great coin from a great year

By  Monkey

from Alaska

5.0

This is the key date

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