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Buy Silver American Eagle Coins Online at APMEX

The Silver American Eagle is one of the most successful bullion programs produced by the United States Mint. Silver Eagles are widely popular and highly collected coins today, but their significance is rooted in more than just the sales. The Silver American Eagle is the official Silver bullion coin of the United States and one of the few Silver bullion coins guaranteed for weight, content and purity by the U.S. government. The Silver American Eagle enjoys unparalleled recognition and liquidity.

Proof Silver American Eagle Coins

APMEX offers Proof American Silver Eagles to add to your Silver Eagle coin collection. Proof coins are struck multiple times on specially prepared planchets to provide a unique finish that collectors praise and value. American Eagle Silver Proof coins have been minted at a variety of mints, including Philadelphia, San Francisco and West Point.

Unlike their bullion counterparts, American Silver Eagle Proof coins do feature a mint mark indicating where they were produced, as they are intended for the collector market. The American Silver Eagle has a face value of one dollar and contains one troy ounce of .999 fine Silver. Released in 1986, the Silver American Eagle is America’s only official investment-grade Silver bullion coin. It is also the world’s only Silver bullion coin whose weight, content, and purity are guaranteed by the United States Government.

Burnished Silver American Eagle Coins

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of America’s official Silver bullion coin, in 2006 the Burnished American Silver Eagle coin was released. The new finish added an additional collectible factor to these stunning U.S. favorites. The West Point Mint is the only location that strikes Burnished American Silver Eagles, with the attractive "W" mint mark. After the striking of the coin on the burnished planchet is made, it leaves a beautiful frosted look, maximizing the glory and pristine nature of the coin and design. The smooth, matted finish makes the Burnished Silver Eagle coin value high. The mintages will vary depending on the year of the burnished Silver Eagle. Mintages are usually low in comparison to the BU and Proof coin mintages.

American Silver Eagle Designs

The original Silver Eagle design features classic artwork by Adolph A. Weinman and John Mercanti. The obverse depicts the Walking Liberty design, originally used on the Walking Liberty Half Dollar from 1916 to 1947. The original reverse portrays a heraldic eagle behind a shield; the eagle grasps an olive branch in its right talon and arrows in its left talon, echoing the Great Seal of the United States; above the eagle are thirteen five-pointed stars representing the thirteen colonies.

In 2020, the United States Mint unveiled the new reverse designs for the 2021 American Eagle Silver coins. 2021 marks the 35th Anniversary of the American Eagle Coin program, and the new designs will begin appearing on these coins in mid-year 2021. AIP Designer Emily Damstra created the new Silver design, which was sculpted by Mint Medallic Artist Michael Gaudioso. The new design depicts a single eagle coming in for a landing, carrying an oak branch as if to add it to a nest.

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Buy American Silver Eagle Coins Online from APMEX

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