4 oz Silver Rounds
4 oz Silver Rounds
Four-ounce silver rounds are a less common size than one-ounce rounds, but they are still produced and sold by various private mints. Silver rounds are a type of bullion investment, much like silver bars or coins. They are called "rounds" because of their shape, but unlike coins, they do not have any legal tender status. This is because private mints, rather than government mints, typically mint them.
Silver rounds usually contain one troy ounce of .999 fine silver, although they can also come in other weights and purities. Purity and weight are often stamped on the round itself.
They come in a variety of designs. Some are quite simple, featuring only weight and purity. Others have intricate designs, featuring historical figures, animals, mythological creatures, and more. Some silver rounds even replicate the designs of famous coins, such as the American Silver Eagle or the Canadian Silver Maple Leaf.
Are Silver Rounds a Cost-Effective Buy?
One advantage of silver rounds is that they are often less expensive per ounce than silver coins because a government mint does not produce them, and they do not have any face value. This makes them a cost-effective way for investors to accumulate physical silver.
The cost of four-ounce silver rounds may depend on the spot price of silver at the time of purchase, plus a small premium for minting and distribution. The cost per ounce often decreases with larger sizes of rounds, so a four-ounce round might cost less per ounce than a one-ounce round.
Silver rounds are primarily purchased for investment purposes as a hedge against inflation or economic downturn. However, they are also popular among collectors, especially those with unique or limited-edition designs.
Our Best Selling 4 oz Round: 2014 Silver Eagle with Box and COA
This four-ounce round replicated the popular Silver American Eagle. It comes in a protective capsule with a black velvet box and a certificate of authenticity. The reverse features a heraldic eagle shown below 13 small stars, representing the original colonies. We guarantee this round.
How Should I Store my Silver Rounds?
These rounds, like all silver bullion, need to be stored properly to prevent damage and tarnish. This typically involves keeping them in a cool, dry place and, ideally, in a protective case. If you purchase silver in large quantities, you may want to consider a secure storage facility.