A Simple, Effective Portfolio Diversifier
The Silver Eagle coin is a valued investment for its 1 oz metal content, beautiful patriotic design and U.S. government guarantee making it the most popular bullion coin in the world. In fact, it is so highly sought after that the U.S. Mint could not match its level of production to consumer demand in the years 2014 and 2015. This coin is easy to buy, sell and use to buy goods and services, making it an ideal acquisition for diversifying your portfolio and enhancing your wealth.
Unlike gold, silver has broad industrial and technology applications in addition to its use in jewelry. As a result, demand continues to steadily increase for this precious metal, making it an exceptional long-term investment.
The Silver American Eagle was originally created because of the government’s desire to sell off some of the Silver from the Defense National Stockpile. In 1985, despite the opposition from some legislators and mining interests in certain states, the Senate agreed to permit the sale of Silver after an amendment was made to the bill permitting such action. Thus, on November 24, 1986, The Silver American Eagle was released. It is still the only legal-tender, pure silver coin issued by the U.S. Mint.
The Silver American Eagle coin is immersed in American heritage and tradition. On the obverse of the coin is Adolph A. Weinman’s “Walking Liberty” design. It was originally found on the Walking Liberty Half Dollar from 1916 to 1947 where it quickly became a public favorite and iconic design. Thus, it only makes since to reinstate it years later on the 1 oz Silver American Eagle. The reverse features the famous John Mercanti’s silver eagle design, highlighted by the majestic bald eagle with wings outspread, holding an olive branch in one talon and arrows in the other, a shield on its chest and holding a banner in its beak that reads “E PLURIBUS UNUM.” Above the eagle are 13 five-pointed stars representing the original 13 colonies and the inscription, “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA”. This image mirrors the Great Seal of the United States.
The pricing quoted on this page is based on the current market price for this precious metal, which constantly fluctuates and we continuously update from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday.
You will be charged the price listed at the time you place your order. This price will be guaranteed once we contact you to lock your order and issue a confirmation number. To protect against the rare event of abnormally volatile market conditions, we reserve the right to deny pricing quoted on this website.
You will be charged the market price at the time you lock in your order with us.