American Eagle 1 oz Silver Coin

What is the 2021 American Eagle 1 oz Silver Coin?

First introduced in 1986, the American Silver Eagle is known to be the United State’s official silver bullion coin. This coin is backed by the US mint and contains a troy ounce of silver, 99.9% pure. The silver eagle is a favorite among investors and collectors all over the world. The coin features Lady Liberty on the front and the US seal on the reverse. One of the most enticing features of this coin is that they can be put into precious metal IRAs, allowing for an interesting and attractive investment opportunity. 

A new coin with a new design was minted in 2021.

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Facts about the American Eagle 1 oz Silver Coin

  • Each coin is composed of 1 troy oz of .999 fine silver, backed by the US mint. 
  • Individual coins can be bought; so can multiples.
  • All American Eagle 1 oz Silver coins come in protective packaging when sold individually. 
  • Multiples of 20 are put into plastic tubes and sold that way; Boxes of 500 are considered to be “Monster Boxes” and are packaged altogether. 
  • These coins are eligible to be placed into precious metal IRAs, allowing for an attractive investment opportunity.
  • On the coin’s obverse is Adolph A. Weinman’s Lady Liberty design. This design features a tall, statuesque, flowing Lady Liberty with her right hand extended. Her dress flows around her, until it is revealed that she is, in fact, wearing an American flag. Just below the flag, at Lady Liberty’s feet, is a shining sun, with bright rays pointing upwards. Also printed on the front are the coin’s year of minting and the words “In God We Trust”. 

On the original coin’s reverse is an American eagle pictured below 13 stars, representing the 13 original colonies. The stars are arranged to form a triangle. The eagle below is actually the US seal, a figure all Americans have seen from other US currency.

Burnished Silver American Eagle Coins

These coins were created in 2006 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the coin’s official release. What’s different about these coins is the finish – and it makes them a favorite among collectors. These coins are minted at the West Point Mint – this is the only location they’re minted. Because of this, they’re adorned with the “W” mint mark – adding to the cache and status of an already beloved coin.

How pure are 2021 American Eagle 1 oz Silver coins?

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These coins are composed of .999 fine silver. Each coin contains 1 troy oz. As far as silver coins go, this is as pure as they come. This is the same for the 2021 design and the original design of the coin.

Can you buy 2021 American Eagle 1 oz Silver coins?

Yes. These coins are very popular with collectors everywhere – the American Eagle 1 oz Silver coin has quickly become loved by collectors around the world because of the patriotic American design and the fact that they’re backed by the US mint. Also, this coin got a new design in 2021, which added to its cache and relevance. As always, when purchasing coins it’s important to work with a reputable dealer who has the correct paperwork and knowledge to understand what they’re working with.

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Crown Gold Exchange holds the utmost respect for you and your valuables. When you visit one of our locations, we make sure that you feel welcome, and that your property is protected. We use industry-standard equipment to ensure accurate measurement of your valuables, and we have a special process to keep your valuables safe. Our accuracy enables us to offer you top dollar, and we have several different payment methods available for your convenience, so you won’t be waiting around to get paid. Crown Gold Exchange will purchase any kind of gold you bring us, including 8-karat, 10-karat, 14-karat, 18-karat, 21-karat, 22-karat, 24-karat, or anything else. We buy gold bars, gold bullion, gold jewelry and some gold plated items like pocket watches. If you happen to be in possession of an exclusive piece made by a top gold designer such as Cartier, Tiffany, Rolex, or Patek Philippe, we will often pay more than the weight of the item. Such special pieces often command a higher price on the secondary market due to their superior craftsmanship.


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