One of the world’s most popular silver bullion products is the Silver American Eagle coin. Struck each year using silver sourced from within the United States, the coin is the official silver bullion coin of the federal government. The coin is struck only in a 1 oz weight and its content, weight, and purity are certified by the US Mint. Today, you can purchase a 2011 1 oz. Silver American Eagle, with an MS69 grade from the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation, from Silver.com.
- Contains 1 oz of .999 pure silver.
- Minted by the United States Mint
- Carries a $1 face value backed by the US government.
- Ships in an NGC slab.
- Graded a near-perfect MS69 by the NGC.
- Part of the 25th Anniversary series.
Silver American Eagles were introduced in 1986 following passage of the Liberty Coin Act of 1985 by Congress. 2011 was one of the most memorable mintage years for the Silver American Eagle. The combined mintage of bullion, proof, and uncirculated coins (the latter introduced in 2006) exceeded 41 million coins in total. The bullion coin alone saw mintage levels surpass 40 million, the highest mintage level to date in the coin’s history. Each year, the coins are struck based upon demand for the silver bullion coin.
These 2011 1 oz. Silver American Eagles have been issued an MS69 grade from the NGC. Mint State 69 coins have a very attractive, sharp strike and full original luster on the date and mint marks. There are no more than two non-detracting contact marks, and hairlines and scuff marks are not visible on the coin’s surface.
On the obverse side of these Silver American Eagles is the depiction of Adolph A. Weinman’s Walking Liberty design. First used on the Walking Liberty Half Dollar between 1916 and 1947, the design features Lady Liberty striding toward the setting sun with the American flag wrapped around her figure. The reverse features John Mercanti’s design of the heraldic eagle, as created for use on this coin program.
Silver American Eagle coins are struck at the Philadelphia Mint, San Francisco Mint, and West Point Mint. The only United States Mint facility that doesn’t contribute to production is the Denver Mint.
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