American Eagle 1oz Silver Coin 2018
|Purity:||999 / 1000|
|Mint:||The United States Mint|
|Packing:||Single in bag; 20 per Tube|
|Grading:||Mint State; Uncirculated|
|Tax:||Taxfree acc. to article 17(1)3 Est. VAT Act|
The 2018 American Eagle 1oz silver coin is now available! First released on November 24th, 1986, the American Eagle is one of the longest running silver bullion coin programs on the market today.
The American Eagle has a nominal value of one dollar and is guaranteed by the US Government to contain 1 troy ounce of 99.9% pure silver. With the American Eagle Silver Coin you have the opportunity to buy one of the best-selling bullion coins in the world. The official manufacturer of the coin is the United States Mint.
Fine Weight and Fineness
The American Eagle 1oz Silver Coin 2018 has a fineness of 999/1000 and a fine weight of 31.103 g. The coin has a face value of $1. The 1oz American Silver Eagle has a diameter of 40.6 mm and a thickness of 2.98 mm.
Equipped with an edge bar, ribbed edge and very beautiful motifs, the American Eagle has outstanding quality and craftsmanship. The front shows the famous image of Lady Liberty (walking Liberty). She wears a robe and has the American Flag draped over her shoulders.
In her arms she holds laurel and oak branches, with the laurel standing for peace and the oak leaves for military power. On the upper outer edge of the coin is the word "LIBERTY" and to the right of the motif is the phrase "IN GOD WE TRUST". Under the motif, the year of embossing is engraved.
On the back is a depiction of the Great Seal of the United States. The central figure of the seal is a bald eagle holding a shield with the words "E PLURIBUS UNUM" in its beak. In his right claw he holds laurel branches, which signals the readiness for peace. In the other claw he holds arrows indicating the readiness to fight.
Above the eagle 13 stars are imprinted, which represent the former 13 founding colonies of the United States. The stamp above the American Eagle reads "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA". Below the motif is "1OZ.” “FINE SILVER” and “ONE DOLLAR".
With the import ban on the South African Krugerrand, the United States of America
first issued the Gold and Silver American Eagle in 1986.
The Liberty Coin Act of 1985 approved the production of the American Eagle 1 oz silver coin. Since its introduction, the Silver Eagle has become one of the most popular silver coins in the world.
From the beginning, the silver coins were marked exclusively with the weight of one ounce. Also, their appearance has not changed since the first edition. For this reason, the American Silver Eagle has a very high brand recognition value, which is also one of the secrets of its success. In 1986, the coin had a circulation of 5,096,000 pieces. Today, the American Eagle reaches circulation in the high double-digit million range.
The US Mint was created by Congress with the Coinage Act in 1792. The first mint building was in Philadelphia, then the capital of the United States. From 1799 she became an independent authority and from 1873 part of the Department of Treasury.
Today, the mints headquarters are in Washington, DC. It operates mint facilities in West Point, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Denver, CO; San Francisco, CA and a bullion depository at Fort Knox, KY. Each mint is recognized by its mint mark. The American Silver Eagle has been produced at the Philadelphia Mint, the West Point Mint and the San Francisco Mint.
West Point W
San Francisco S
The American Silver Eagle is one of the most widely traded silver bullion coins and can easily be bought and sold almost anywhere in the world.
Produced by the US Mint, the American Silver Eagle has had the same beautiful design since it was first introduced in 1986.
The American Silver Eagle is known for its quality, durability and craftsmanship.
Buying Silver in the EU
European Union silver buyers need to understand that a Value Added Tax is payable on silver bullion coins. This can partly be circumvented by buying silver coins with differential taxation. To learn more about buying silver in the European Union please visit our website at Celticgold.eu.
Country: United States
Manufacturer: U.S. Mint
Nominal value: 1 US dollar
Fine weight: 31.103 g
Diameter: 40.6 mm
Thickness: 2.98 mm