Few coins boast the following and intense demand of the American Silver Eagle. After record-breaking sales of 43 million and 47 million in 2014 and 2015, the American Silver Eagle retreated to 37 million in sales in 2016. That figure still ranks in the top five sales years of all time for the program, and now the 2017 American Silver Eagle is ready for release. Today, the 2017 American Silver Eagle coin is available with perfect certification online from JM Bullion.
- Arrives in a protective plastic slab courtesy of the NGC.
- 32 consecutive year of issue for American Silver Eagles!
- Limited availability in certified condition!
- Contains 1 Troy oz of .999 pure silver.
- Face value of $1 (USD) is fully backed by the US government.
- Graded Mint State 70 by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.
- Obverse includes Adolph A. Weinman’s Walking Liberty creation.
- Reverse features John Mercanti’s Heraldic Eagle of the United States.
American Silver Eagle coins were introduced by the United States Mint for the first time in 1986. Congress passed the Liberty Coin Act in 1985, authorizing the Treasury Department and the US Mint to produce an official silver bullion coin for the nation.
Originally introduced in a bullion and proof version in 1986, today the American Silver Eagle is also available in a burnished version, which was introduced on the 20th anniversary of the program in 2006. While its gold counterpart program boasts four total weights, the American Silver Eagle is available only in the traditional 1 oz. coin weight.
All 2017 American Silver Eagle Coins in this product listing are considered perfect specimens by the NGC. Graded by the professionals at the NGC, these coins are guaranteed to exhibit full, original mint luster and lack any detracting flaws on the surface areas of the coin.
On the obverse of all American Silver Eagle coins is the image of Lady Liberty as created by Adolph A. Weinman. First featured on the Walking Liberty Half Dollar from 1916 to 1947, Weinman’s depiction features Lady Liberty striding forward toward the setting sun, and is symbolic of the nation’s drive toward a brighter future.
The reverse features the image of the heraldic eagle. Designed by John Mercanti in 1986 for the American Silver Eagle, this creation features the bald eagle set behind a shield, with arrows in one talon and an olive branch in the other.
All American Silver Eagle bullion coins struck by the United States Mint in the modern era are produced predominantly at the West Point Mint, with supplemental production of bullion coins only taking place at the San Francisco Mint as well.
Please direct your questions to a JM Bullion associate. We’re available at 800-276-6508, online using our live chat, and via our email address.