History of the 2020 Silver American Eagle Coin: The Silver American Eagle was made available to the public in 1986 for the very first time. A year after it was authorized by The Liberty Coin Act of 1985. The 1 oz Silver American Eagle is minted by the United States Mint and is only struck as a .999 pure silver coin. The Silver American Eagle is guaranteed for weight and pureness by the United States Government and has a face value of $1.
The bullion version that you see here is minted in several mints around the United States including San Francisco, Philadelphia, and West Point. Before 1998 the coin was produced exclusively at the San Francisco Mint. By 2020 the majority of Silver American Eagle coins are minted at the West Point Mint.
The obverse features the Walking Liberty by Adolph A. Weinman. The design originally appeared on the Walking Liberty Half Dollar from 1916 to 1947. The obverse features the classic design of the Walking Liberty, the year of issuance, LIBERTY, and IN GOD WE TRUST.
The reverse features John Mercanti’s portrayal of a bald eagle with wings spread and a shield covering the chest of the bird. There are thirteen stars representing the original thirteen colonies of the United States directly above the eagle’s head. The reverse includes the weight, nominal face value, and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
2020 Silver American Eagle Coin Highlights:
Each coin contains 1 oz. of .999 fine Silver
Obverse features the iconic Walking Liberty of Adolph A. Weinman
Reverse of a majestic bald eagle with 13 star representing the original 13 colonies of the United States
Produced and backed by the United States government
Quantities of 500 will come in a sealed Monster Box
Why invest in the 2020 Silver American Eagle coin? When you invest in the Silver American Eagle you invest in one of the most iconic designs of all of American coinage and you invest in the official silver bullion coin of the United States. The Silver American Eagle is a favorite among investors and collectors because it’s more economical to diversify a portfolio with silver than gold. The Silver American Eagle is highly liquid and guaranteed by the U.S. Government. Invest in the Silver American Eagle with a company you can trust like Wholesale Coins Direct.
*Our supply comes from the Mint in sealed tubes of 20 and boxes of 500 coins. Quantities ordered that are not multiples of 20 may include loose coins that are packaged in bubble wrap, rather than in the original tubes. Minor imperfections can occur during the minting, shipping or handling process. This does not constitute a valid reason for a return.