Front and back view of Silver American Eagle Proof Coin in sealed PCGS slab
Front and back view of Silver American Eagle Proof Coin in sealed PCGS slab
Silver American Eagle Proof

1 oz. Proof Silver American Eagle Coin

For nearly three decades, the Proof Silver American Eagle Coin has been one of the most recognizable silver coins in the world. With its mirror-like proof finish and .999 pure silver content, each legal-tender coin is certified museum-quality PR-70 or near-perfect PR-69 or by PCGS.

  • Struck from 1 oz of .999 pure silver
  • Produced with a unique mirror-like proof coin finish
  • Graded a perfect PR-70 or near-perfect PR-69 by PCGS
  • Sonically sealed in a PCGS-certified coin case
  • Produced at the U.S. Mint at West Point
  • Authorized U.S. legal tender
  • Guaranteed by U.S. Government for weight & purity

 

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Buy Silver American Eagle Proof Coins

Gold coins have captivated millions of people over hundreds of years. But silver coins—crafted with care and symbolism—have long been stars on the precious metals stage, too. U.S. Money Reserve presents the evidence right here, with the 1 oz. Proof Silver American Eagle Coin.

The Silver American Eagle Proof Coin is one of the most recognizable silver proof coins in the world. Credit the unique mirror-like proof finish that brings the artwork on both the obverse and reverse to life with amazing clarity. Nothing distracts from its impact. One-ounce of .999 pure silver content and certified museum-quality PR-70 or near-perfect PR-69 by PCGS means you’re looking at a real treasure of the coin world.

To preserve its remarkable condition, each Proof Silver Eagle Coin is sonically sealed in a PCGS-certified tamper-proof slab. Proof Silver Eagles are also assigned unique serial numbers for authentication.

Why Buy 1 oz. Silver American Eagle Proof Coins?

There’s no better time to enhance your understanding of silver proof coins. Silver is among the most affordable choices when it comes to precious metals ownership. Such affordability makes it an accessible alternative to more expensive precious metals. But as its design, condition, and quality can attest, the 1 oz. Proof Silver American Eagle Coin is a champion among the world’s coinage.

Proof Silver Eagles are among the world's highest quality silver coins. Each government-issued proof coin is certified museum-quality PR-70 or near-perfect PR-69 by PCGS, as are nearly all modern certified coins sold by U.S. Money Reserve. That’s a stamp of excellence sought by mints and silver enthusiasts around the world.

What's more, these American Eagle Silver Proof Coins are guaranteed by the U.S. government for their silver weight and purity. Produced at the U.S. Mint at West Point, each Proof Silver Eagle Coin is authorized U.S. legal tender and bears globally renowned designs by Adolph A. Weinman and John Mercanti.

While there are other silver proof coins on the market, few have all of the qualities of the 1 oz. Silver American Eagle Proof Coin.

(Please note that 1 oz. Proof Silver Eagle years are subject to availability.)

Proof Silver Eagle Coin Specifications

  • Year:Varied
  • Denomination:$1 (USD)
  • Condition:Proof
  • Grading Service:PCGS
  • Metal Content:1 troy oz.
  • Purity:.999 Silver
  • Mint Mark:W (West Point)
  • Mint Facility/Manufacturer:U.S. Mint
  • Issuing Country:United States
  • Diameter:40.6 mm
  • Thickness:2.98 mm
  • Obverse Designer:Adolph A. Weinman
  • Reverse Designer:John Mercanti

A History of the 1 oz. Proof Silver American Eagle Coin

First minted in 1986, in part to leverage massive silver reserves accumulated by the government for defense purposes, Proof Silver American Eagle Coins proved so popular with numismatists and others that they took the coin world by storm. The artwork carefully displayed on the obverse and reverse sides played a vital role in that popularity, which continues to this day.

Proof Silver Eagle Minting & Design

To achieve their beautiful “proof” finish, Proof Silver American Eagle Coins must undergo a special minting process.

“The U.S. Mint goes to extraordinary lengths to produce a stunningly beautiful coin, including multiple strikes and polishing of coin blanks to obtain the design detail and shining field characteristic of the coin,” says Philip N. Diehl, President of U.S. Money Reserve and former Director of the U.S. Mint.

The process begins by manually feeding polished coin blanks (pieces of silver that look like blank coins) into presses fitted with special dies. Each coin is then struck, or stamped, multiple times. This part of the process is what gives Proof American Eagles their frosted, detailed images that seem to float above a mirror-like field.
The Obverse Silver Eagle Design: Walking Liberty
The obverse side of the 1 oz. Proof Silver American Eagle Coin bears Adolph A. Weinman’s beautiful “Walking Liberty” design, initially crafted for the U.S. Half-Dollar produced from 1916 to 1947. One famed art historian described the half-dollar as “one of the greatest coins of the United States—if not of the world.”

Lady Liberty's full figure is captured on this silver proof coin. She's enveloped in folds of the American flag, with her right hand extended, almost welcoming anyone who might be approaching. She cradles branches of laurel and oak in her left arm, symbolizing both civil and military glory.

The Reverse Silver Eagle Design: Heraldic Eagle
The reverse side of the 1 oz. Proof Silver American Eagle Coin displays John Mercanti’s iconic heraldic eagle. It shows an eagle with an olive branch in one talon and arrows in the other. In its mouth is a ribbon with the Latin phrase "E Pluribus Unum" (“Out of many, one”), a phrase that served as our national motto until 1956. Thirteen stars hover above the eagle's head, symbolizing the 13 original American colonies.

How Much Do 1 oz. Proof Silver American Eagle Coins Cost?

Call U.S. Money Reserve for live pricing on PCGS-certified Proof Silver Eagle Coins. As certified silver coins, these American Eagle Coins are special. They are evaluated and graded for their condition and rarity by a third-party grading service—in this case, the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS). The higher the grade, the more perfect the coin. Each one of these Proof Silver American Eagle Coins is certified museum-quality PR-70 or near-perfect PR-69 by PCGS. Call U.S. Money Reserve to learn more.

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Where Can I Buy Proof Silver Eagle Coins?

1 oz. Proof Silver American Eagle Coins are available over the phone from U.S. Money Reserve, America's leading distributor of U.S. government issued silver. Call now to receive live pricing and vault inventory selection.

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