As low as $2.59 per coin over spot!
Sold out at the mint. 2016 is the 30th anniversary of the 1 oz American Silver Eagle bullion coin program from the United States Mint. The Silver Eagle is the most popular bullion coin in the world.
- 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.
- 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.
- Sovereign coin backed by the U.S. government.
One of the most popular designs in American coinage, the Silver Eagle combines beauty with Silver bullion appeal. Add the 2016 Silver Eagle to your cart today.
The U.S. Mint does not sell its bullion coins directly to the public. Instead, they distribute their coins to only a handful of authorized purchasers who then sell the coins to the public. As one of these authorized purchasers, APMEX is able to get coins direct from the U.S. Mint and pass them along to you.
The history of the 2016 1 oz Silver American Eagle
2016 1 oz Silver American Eagles share in the rich history of all of the Silver American Eagles minted by the U.S. Mint since 1986. The obverse of these Silver coins features a depiction of sculptor Adolph A Weinman’s famous Walking Liberty design seen first on the Walking Liberty Half Dollar in 1916. Buying Silver coins that link to past American coinage is like holding a tangible piece of history in your hands. Since first strike, the Silver bullion coins have been available in both proof and bullion finishes. In 2006, the U.S. Mint started to also offer the uncirculated versions of the Silver coins.
Why invest in the 2016 1 oz Silver American Eagle
2016 1 oz Silver American Eagles, like all modern Silver Eagles, are the only 1 oz Silver bullion investment coins minted by the U.S. Mint. Eagles are the official Silver bullion coin of the United States and carry specific requirements on how they are minted. The obverse design has Lady Liberty. The reverse design has a bald eagle behind a shield, holding an olive branch and arrows in its talons. Silver stackers appreciate these 1 oz Silver bullion coins because of their stability and premium appreciation. And it doesn't hurt they have a convenient stacking size. These U.S. coins are also ideal for investing because they are guaranteed by the U.S. Mint for weight, content and purity. These Silver coins are also approved for use with Precious Metals IRAs.
Maximize your investment in 2016 1 oz Silver American Eagles by creating an investing strategy.
Choose 2016 1 oz Silver American Eagles if you are new to investing, or looking to invest in Precious Metals because these are one of the most iconic investor coins. Great for starters! Silver Eagles are easy to buy and easy to sell due to their recognition and wide circulation. Silver, like these Silver coins, is more affordable than Gold or Platinum, yet it has the same benefits of helping to provide a hedge against weakening currencies and economic strife. Buy Silver coins in as large a quantity as your budget allows, or consider using the dollar cost averaging strategy used by many investors. With this strategy, you divide your total investment budget for Silver bullion into equal amounts to be invested at regular intervals for a set amount of time.
Discover storage solutions for 2016 1 oz Silver American Eagles.
After purchasing 2016 1 oz Silver American Eagles, you will need to decide where to store your Silver bullion. Depending on how many Silver coins you buy, the Silver bullion will be sent packaged in protective plastic, mint tubes or “monster boxes,” making it easier to stack and store them in your home safe. You can also have Silver bullion investments shipped directly to Citadel Global Depository Services, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of APMEX providing maximum security storage. If you choose to store these U.S. coins and other Precious Metals at Citadel, your coins will be kept separate from other bullion and protected against theft, damage and physical loss.