Silver American Eagles History
Released in 1986, the American Silver Eagle coin 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. The American Silver Eagle has a face value of one dollar and contains 1 troy oz of .999 fine Silver.
Considered among the most beautiful coins ever minted, Silver Eagles are among the finest Silver coins issued by the United States. The obverse of the Silver Eagle coin is based on the Walking Liberty design created by Adolph A. Weinman. It was one of the most popular designs upon introduction and became more revered and respected as time passed. The Walking Liberty design was widely circulated on half dollar coins from 1916 to 1947, one of the longest running coins in circulation in that era.
The reverse of the American Silver Eagle coin is as equally impressive as the obverse. The reverse proudly displays the prolific American eagle, the iconic symbol of our nation’s freedom. It is a representation of the nation's patriotism and national pride. Since its release in 1986, Silver American Eagles have become the most popular and widely circulated coin in the world. The Silver Eagle coins are one of the most cherished coins by collectors and investors.
The popularity of the American Silver Eagle continues to soar and is highly sought after Silver bullion by collectors and investors alike. Burnished American Silver coin values are high, giving investors a wise bullion investment option. Unlike traditional American Silver Eagle coins, burnished Silver adds a unique and highly valued dimension to American Silver Eagle coins.