The 1 oz. Silver American Eagle celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2016, having been minted since 1986. The American Eagle design has been one of the most beloved American symbols since it was first created by Adolph A. Weinman for the Half Dollar coin minted from 1916 to 1947.
Also known as the “Walking Liberty” design, the American Silver Eagle features Lady Liberty in the foreground of the obverse, walking towards a rising sun. Behind her is the U.S. capital. A stylized flag is draped over her shoulders to symbolize the American people’s love of independence. The Silver American Eagle’s reverse shows a heraldic eagle similar to the Great Seal of the United States.
The physical attributes of this Silver American Eagle coin show its excellence as a silver bullion product. With a purity of .999 Fine Silver and a weight of 1 oz., the Silver American Eagle is considered a high-quality coin among American coins and world coins as well. Its detailing and precise striking make it one of the most distinctive silver coins around the globe.
The coin’s numismatic design is a favorite among American collectors. Lady Liberty is widely recognized as a symbol of the American people, so the coin has a global market. History comes alive with this beautiful tribute to U.S. freedom.
The 30-year-old 2016 1 oz. Silver American Eagle has a design that has captured the hearts and loyalty of the American people for over a century.
There is only one silver bullion coin coming from the U.S. Mint in 2016, and that is the Silver American Eagle. The Mint has strict requirements for the striking of this coin, making it one of the highest quality silver coins available today. Silver American Eagles are also guaranteed by the Mint for their 1 oz. weight and 99.9% purity. The 1-ounce size is convenient for comparing prices. They are also easy to stack and save. In addition, they are eligible for inclusion in a precious metals IRA. In short, there is no other coin quite like the 2016 Silver American Eagle.
Your Investment Options
- If you are interested in both the numismatic and investment benefits of the Silver American Eagle, stacking this silver bullion coin might be the right choice for you.
- Buy these stable investment coins and hold them as a hedge against inflation.
- Start a precious metals IRA or add these silver bullion coins to an existing one to increase your retirement savings.
- Call GMRgold’s precious metals investment experts at (877) 795-9585 to learn about the best silver and gold options for your particular situation.