American Silver Eagles have been minted in proof and bullion finishes since 1986. Each coin has a denomination of 1 dollar, and is minted in 1 troy ounce of .999 fine silver. This Proof 1 oz American Silver Eagle comes in a plastic capsule within a display box, and is accompanied by a COA.
Silver Eagles are produced by the U.S. Mint and guaranteed by the U.S. Government for content, weight and purity. They are the official silver bullion coins of the U.S., and as such, are eligible for IRA retirement funds.
The coin features Walking Lady Liberty on its obverse. This design was erected by Adolph A. Weinman to depict a patriotic personification of the United States. She is resplendent with symbolism from her flag-like garments to her forward stride.
On the reverse is the U.S. Seal featuring an adult American bald eagle. His wings are outstretched to depict is American pride, and he carries an olive branch in his talons to depict peace. Thirteen stars hover over the bird's head to represent the thirteen original colonies.
|Actual Metal Weight:||1 ozt|
|Mint:||United States Mint|
|Obverse Designer:||Adolf Weinman|
|Series:||American Silver Eagle|