Silver Coins for Sale at APMEX

Silver coins are primarily produced by sovereign mints, but there are a few private mints contracted to product Silver bullion coins a well. The United States no longer mints Silver coins for circulation as they used to. Silver coins range in designs from historical figures, animals, iconic sites and more. Silver coins come in a range of finishes, from Proof to BU. Whether they are investment-grade Silver coins or unique display pieces, APMEX carries a wide variety of Silver coins to choose from.

Annual-Release Silver Bullion Coins

Investors typically choose Silver coins from sovereign mints, as they are backed by a central government. For example, the American Silver Eagle is backed by the U.S. dollar. Silver coins that are released on an annual basis typically have the same weight and Precious Metal content with every new release. Silver coins backed by a central government usually have a face value, which is less than that of their Silver content. With so many options available in the Silver bullion coin market, APMEX carries these popular Silver series from mints around the globe:

• American Silver Eagle: 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. This coin comes in both Gold and Silver, along with Platinum and Palladium.

• Canadian Silver Maple Leaf: The Canadian Silver Maple Leaf has great recognizability, featuring the iconic single maple leaf that is a powerful symbol of Canada. The Silver Canadian Maple Leaf coin offers excellent liquidity and value. Featuring the Royal Canadian Mint’s MintShield™ white spot reducing technology, the Silver Maple Leaf Coin is unmatchable. The coin also features an added measure of security with its unique design of light diffracting pattern of radial lines. This coin comes in both Gold and Silver, along with Platinum and Palladium.

• Chinese Silver Panda: Another respectable investment option is the Chinese Silver Panda coin. Each year, the series bears a new image of the giant panda, the revered icon of China. The Silver Panda coins are .999 fine Silver and are legal Chinese tender, and also boasts more limited mintages than many other bullion coins. Its unique size and low mintage make it an excellent addition to any bullion portfolio and one of the most exciting coins for Silver investors.

• British Silver Britannia: These famous British coins have steadily increased their fineness and coins issued 2013 and later boast .999 fineness. This, with the immense respect and recognizability commanded by The Royal Mint, makes Silver Britannias an excellent value with good potential for liquidity.

• Australian Silver Kookaburra: The Kookaburra is one of the major Silver bullion coins to change its design yearly. The Perth Mint Silver Kookaburra coins have been issued in four popular sizes: 1 oz, 2 oz, 10 oz and 1 kilo. The official bullion 1 oz series started in 1990. Many variations exist with extra stamps or seals (“privies”) issued for special occasions and coin shows.

• Australian Silver Koala: Produced by The Perth Mint, the iconic Australian Silver Koala is struck in .999 fine Silver. First released in 2007, the Silver Koala coins have begun to gain popularity in the world’s coin market. Admired for its captivating designs and superior-quality finishes, the Silver Koala appeals to collectors and investors all over the world. The Silver Koala coin is Australian legal tender, carrying a face value of one Australian dollar.

• Australian Silver Kangaroo: The Kangaroo series from the respected Perth Mint is a powerful symbol of Australia. Each iteration of the Australian Kangaroo Silver coin features a classic red kangaroo mid-bound in front of a stylized starburst, making this series coveted by collectors. An exceptional coin made from .9999 fine Silver, the 1 oz Australian Silver Kangaroo is issued with a face value of $1 AUD and is considered highly collectible and generally liquid due to its notable mintage history and its fascinating, recognizable artwork.

These Silver coins are just a sample of the many options available at APMEX. Our most popular Silver coins weigh 1 oz but also come in larger sizes, such as 2 oz and 5oz. The Silver purity ranges from .999 to .9999 fine on most of our items. These investment-grade Silver coins can be ideal options for any investment portfolio.

Many of these Silver bullion coins also come in Proof versions, which are ideal for collectors. These coins typically feature the same design as their bullion counterpart, but come in a stunning Proof finish. The mintages of these Silver coin programs also vary, as some come with a much smaller mintage than others.

Silver Coin Mints

APMEX works with popular and prestigious mints from all over the world. These mints produce stunning Silver bullion coins in a range of quantities. APMEX carries coins for sale from many of these popular mints:

U.S. Mint Silver Coins
Canadian Silver Maple Leaf Coins (All)
The Perth Mint Silver Koala Coins
The Perth Mint Silver Kangaroo Coins
The Perth Mint Silver Swan Coins
The Perth Mint Silver Lunar Coins
The Perth Mint Silver Kookaburra Coins
Mexican Silver Libertad Coins (All)
The Royal Mint Silver Britannia Coins
Austrian Mint Silver Philharmonic Coins (All)
Somalian Silver Elephant & Leopard Coins
Chinese Silver Panda Coins (BU & Proof)
Silver Coins from New Zealand Mint
Royal Dutch Mint Silver Coins

Collectible Movie-Themed Silver Coins

Among the wide selection of Silver coins APMEX carries, several include popular officially licensed designs from movie favorites like Disney, Pixar, John Wick, Harry Potter, Star Wars, Star Trek and many more. These collectible coins, based on popular feature films, make fantastic gifts for movie lovers and pop culture enthusiasts.

Our selection features the entire collection of Disney Princess products. You can find the following Disney Princesses here:

• Tiana from The Princess and the Frog
• Pocahontas from Pocahontas
• Mulan from Mulan
• Jasmine from Aladdin
• Ariel from The Little Mermaid
• Aurora from Sleeping Beauty
• Belle from Beauty and the Beast
• Cinderella from Cinderella
• Merida from Brave
• Rapunzel from Tangled
• Snow White from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Gilded Silver Bullion Coins

Gilded Silver coins add a unique spin on traditional Silver bullion coins. Gilded Silver Coins are produced by adding a thin layer of 24K Gold to the surface of the Silver coin. Traditionally, the Gold is added to design elements to only one side of the coin.

Colorized Silver Bullion Coins

APMEX carries a selection of colorized Silver coins, which add a numismatic flare to popular investment-grade Silver bullion. Colorized Silver coins usually only feature one side of the coin with the added color lacquer. The color does not add any weight to the coin, nor does it alter the Silver content. Colorized options allow designs to come to life on the coin.

Special-Issue Silver Bullion Coins

APMEX carries a wide selection of special-issue Silver coins, including the popular America the Beautiful series, Queen’s Beasts from The Royal Mint and Native American Silver Dollars. These coins typically feature unique finishes, stunning designs and low mintages. Here are a few of our most popular special-issue coins:

America the Beautiful Silver Coins: Introduced in 2010, the 5 oz Silver ATB coin series is the first of its kind produced by the U.S. Mint and is their most significant Silver bullion product. Each design is duplicated from the America The Beautiful clad quarters in circulation, also since 2010. The 5 oz edition features a mirrorlike finish for collectors. Each America the Beautiful coin, both circulating quarter and 5 oz Silver coin, showcases an iconic national treasure, including Yosemite National Park, Mount Rushmore, Yellowstone National Park, the Grand Canyon and the Everglades. The coins also feature the classic portrait of George Washington, used on the quarter-dollar coin since 1932. The 5 oz Silver ATB coins feature smooth edges inscribed with their weight and .999 fine Silver purity.

Queen’s Beast Silver Coins: The Queen’s Beasts Silver bullion coin series celebrates the British Monarchy and the centuries of fascinating heraldry that has been a part of their story. Each animal of The Queen’s Beasts is fashioned into 2 oz .9999 fine Silver Proof coins beginning in 2016. Each of the ten beasts will adorn the reverse of these Silver coins. Once the Queen’s Beast coin series is complete, all of the following designs will be represented: The Lion of England, Griffin of Edward III, Red Dragon of Wales, Unicorn of Scotland, Black Bull of Clarence, Falcon of the Plantagenets, Yale of Beaufort, White Lion of Mortimer, White Horse of Hanover and White Greyhound of Richmond.

Native American Silver Dollar Coins: Native American tribes have a remarkable history in the United States, and the U.S. government keeps a strong relationship to protect them as sovereign nations. To celebrate this important role, the Native American Mint produces collectible coins that are legally authorized by various Native American Nations across the country and provide strong imagery perfect for any collector.

Junk Silver Coins

U.S. Mint Silver coins combine beauty, history and face value to appeal to both the investor and collector. Junk Silver coins, like Mercury Dimes, have beautiful designs, 90% Silver content and an interesting story. Coins considered junk Silver today, like the 90% Silver Washington Quarters that circulated from 1932-1964, can be a great way to increase your holdings. APMEX offers the ability to purchase 40% Silver in small increments of $1 through full $1,000 face value bags, with several increments in between. Today, 35% Silver war nickels have begun to attract attention from collectors and investors of all kinds. Produced by the United States from mid-1942 to 1945, these “War Nickels” were made from 56% Copper, 35% Silver, and 9% manganese.

Buy Coins Online from APMEX

If you need assistance in figuring out where to buy Silver, or if you should have any issue buying Silver on, we are eager to assist you. Our team of highly trained customer service associates can answer any questions on how to buy Silver and Silver bullion for sale, and can be reached by email or telephone, please call (800) 375-9006 or email You can also sell Silver to APMEX by calling our Purchasing team at (800) 514-6318 to speak to one of our representatives or learn more about how to sell Silver to APMEX.

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