First introduced in 1986 as the official U.S. silver bullion coin, the American Silver Eagle is a best-selling coin that celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2016. The year also marked the 100th anniversary of Adolph A Weinman’s Walking Liberty design that was originally created for 1916 for use on the nation’s half-dollar coin. The exquisite detailing of this classic icon captures the indomitable spirit of the American people. American Silver Eagles have become one of the most popular silver bullion coins on the market today. In fact, a perfect grade American Silver Eagle collection is one of the most expensive investments a collector can make.

Coin Facts

  • Manufacturer: U.S. Mint
  • Minting Location: N/A
  • Denomination: $1
  • Silver Content: 1 Troy oz
  • Metal Purity: .999
  • Thickness: 2.98 mm
  • Diameter: 40.6 mm
  • IRA-Eligibility: Eligible

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