American Silver Eagle Bullion Coin
First minted in 1986, the American Silver Eagle bullion coin is made with .999 pure silver
The obverse (front) side of the American Silver Eagle bullion coin shows the walking liberty originally used on the walking liberty half dollar first issued in 1916. In the lower left is shown the rising sun. Lady Liberty is cloaked with the American flag, with her right arm extended and her left arm holding branches of laurel and oak.
The reverse (back) side portrays the American Bald Eagle, behind an American shield. The eagle is grasping arrows in its left talon and an olive branch with its right talon. Above the eagle are thirteen stars which represent the original thirteen colonies. On the bottom is the weight of 1 OZ. Fine Silver and the face value of one dollar.
Watch the video below for an inside look at the making of the Silver Eagle:
View the U.S. Mint Silver Eagle Brochure to learn more about this coin.