The classic American Silver Eagle, minted in the United States of America since 1986, is the most recognizable and most widely traded silver bullion coin in the world. The 1990 Silver Eagle is proudly made in the U.S.A. from one troy ounce, or 31.1 grams, of .999 fine silver. 1990 saw a relatively small mintage of only 5,840,110 coins. Silver Eagles are legal tender in the United States of America and have a face value of 1 dollar. Every silver eagle features a reeded edge and a diameter of 40.6 mm.
The obverse of this .999 silver bullion coin features the dazzling Lady Liberty walking along a beach at sunrise. The image evokes feelings of progression, military and governmental success, and hope for the forward motion of the American nation. The reverse of the silver eagle bullion coin features the great seal of the United States of America. Writing adorns most of the reverse's rim. On the top half is the official name of the U.S., "United States of America," and the bottom half states the weight, purity and its face value of one Dollar.
American silver eagle bullion coins are a simple and secure way to add physical silver to any portfolio. American Eagles are the only 1 oz silver bullion coin that is backed the the government of the United States of America. Unlike most other government issued bullion coins that change every year, the Silver Eagles have remained unchanged since their introduction in 1986, giving a sense of stability and security to investors worldwide.