2017 1oz Silver American Eagle

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1oz American Silver Eagle Coin

The 1oz American Silver Eagle Coin was first issued by the United States Mint on November 24th,1986. This is a brand new 1oz silver coin. Coins will be shipped in a sachet for modest orders, in tubes of 20, or in boxes of 500

It is the best known and official silver bullion coin of the US.

Each coin contains one troy ounce of fine silver and has a face value of $1.

The Walking Liberty design by Adolph Weinman is on the obverse of the coin and the iconic American eagle behind a shield is on the reverse.

Also on the reverse are 13 stars which represent the 13 colonies.

Coin History and Mintage

The Walking Liberty on the obverse of this coin was first used between 1916 and 1947 on the half dollar coin.

The coin has been minted at 3 different mints in the United States at varying times. These three mints are Philadelphia, San Francisco and West Point. The coins can be differentiated by the mintmark on each coin.

A coin minted at San Francisco will bear an “S” mintmark, Philadelphia a “P” mintmark and West Point a “W” mintmark.

Our Expert Opinion

One of the most liquid and globally renowned foreign silver coins, the Silver Eagle is a popular choice amongst investors. Mass production and no frills, lends itself to a great value coin with low premiums. This appeals to those seeking value for money, while maintaining liquidity and divisibility.

If you’re seeking a coin with a little more rarity of collectors value, than you may want to consider some of the Royal Mint’s popular Lunar or Queen’s Beasts limited issue series. They have the added advantage of being tax efficient as UK legal tender coins, but you will pay a premium for the privilege of owning a rarer coin.

Buying silver Britannias can strike a good balance between the two. This offers low prices but is also tax free, and designs are updated frequently, lending coins to be a little more collectible too.

Orders are delivered free of charge within the UK only.

Delivery is in non-branded tamper proof packaging by Royal Mail Special Delivery and is fully insured. Delivery usually takes place before 1pm on the day following despatch, but some areas may run over this timeframe.

Maximum value per parcel is £50,000, so larger orders will be sent in multiple installments.
When placing your order, the delivery address needs to match the registered address of the buyer.

You’ll receive a despatch email with a tracking link once the goods are sent so you can see the status of the delivery and location of the parcel.

In the event that no-one is in to receive the delivery, you’ll be left a red card confirming attempted delivery, with confirmation on the Royal Mail tracking page. You then have the choice of arranging redelivery or picking up the parcel from your nearest sorting office.

For more details please see section 4 of our Terms & Conditions and our Delivery & Storage page.

If you request storage for your order, your goods will be sent free of charge to the storage vaults.

All gold & silver orders are stored at Loomis International in the UK and held on a fully allocated and segregated basis.
Storage fees are 1%+VAT/year for gold and 1.5%+VAT/year for silver, subject to minimum charges.

Please see further details of storage fees and minimum charges on our Storage & Delivery page.

Storage is charged at point of purchase by selecting ‘Buy with Storage’ to the next semi-annual pay date. Semi-annual storage dates are 15 March and 15 September each year and are subject to minimum charges for the period.

A recurring storage fee will be taken from your card at each semi-annual storage date.
You can opt to have your goods delivered at any time, subject to delivery charges of £25 +0.25% of the metal value.