The 2017 American Silver Eagle bullion coin is a handsomely designed 1 oz silver coin produced by the United States Mint. Silver Eagles contains 99.9% pure silver and are the best-selling 1 oz silver coins in the world.
US legislation specifically authorizes the US Treasury Secretary to issue American Silver Eagles. Therefore, the US Government guarantees the purity and authenticity of every American Silver Eagle produced.
The front face of the Silver Eagle features a stylized depiction of the goddess Liberty and the coin's year of manufacture, 2017. This Liberty design is based on a historic Liberty portrait that first appeared on US silver coinage in 1917. The reverse of the coin features a heraldic eagle, together with the words “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and “1 OZ FINE SILVER~ONE DOLLAR”.
The Silver Eagle is official legal tender in the USA with a nominal face value of $1. Each 1 oz American Silver Eagle bullion coin has a diameter of 40.6mm and a thickness of 2.98mm.
With its high production volumes and instant recognition around the world, the US Mint Silver Eagle has a highly liquid secondary market. American Silver Eagles are also eligible investments for inclusion in a US Individual Retirement Account (IRA).
Individual orders for Silver Eagle bullion coins supplied by BullionStar come in coin flips. Orders for multiples of 20 coins are delivered in mint tubes, while orders in increments of 500 are dispatched in US Mint monster boxes.