Proof US Silver Eagles have been minted from 1986 to Present. The mirror-like surface on the coin is achieved by striking the coin with highly polished dies several times at a slow speed using a high degree of pressure. Proof Silver Eagles come in a plastic capsule and are mounted in an attractive velvet display case. Composition: 99.9% silver. Weight: 1 Troy Ounce. Diameter: 40.60 mm (1.598 inches). Edge of coin: reeded. All Proof Silver Eagles are Original issue with papers.
Silver Eagles have become the most popular bullion coin in the world because of its beauty, quality and the assurance of content by the U.S. Government. The design is based on the famous Walking Liberty" of Adolph Weinman's 1916 U.S. half-dollar, considered to be one of the most beautiful coins ever minted. Every Silver Eagle is a meticulously crafted work of art, produced to the exacting standards of The United States Mint. This is an excellent affordable way to own silver coins. The only silver bullion coins whose weight and purity are guaranteed by the United States government. 1 troy ounce, 99.9% pure and is also legal tender. U.S. Government Guarantee What really makes the American Eagle unique is that it is the only bullion coin whose weight, content, and purity is backed by the United States Government. You can buy them with confidence knowing each coin contains its stated amount of silver. And since they require no assaying, they can be easily converted to cash at any time without worries or penalties. We buy all US Silver Eagle's and Silver Bullion at premium rates.