The Silver American Eagle is one of the world’s most popular coins, and it’s not hard to understand why. With beautiful designs on both the obverse and reverse, the official silver coin of the United States is produced annually in bullion, proof, and burnished versions. Today, the 2017-W Burnished Silver American Eagle Coin is available for purchase online at Silver.com.
- Ships to you in a protective display box courtesy of the US Mint.
- Includes Certificate of Authenticity!
- 10th issue of Burnished Silver American Eagle coins!
- Contains One Troy ounce of .999 fine silver.
- Face value of $1 (USD) is fully backed by the US government.
- Obverse includes Walking Liberty from Adolph A. Weinman.
- Reverse features the heraldic eagle design from John Mercanti.
The Burnished Silver American Eagle coin was introduced by the United States Mint in 2006. The coins made their debut on the 20th anniversary issue of the Silver American Eagle, and with special production process that created a more vibrant and beautiful finish, the coins were aimed directly at collectors.
Silver American Eagle burnished coins were available in limited mintages in 2006, 2007, and 2008, but then production was halted during the then-unprecedented demand for silver bullion between 2009 and 2010 as global markets stuttered to cope with the realities of the Great Recession. The Burnished Silver American Eagle returned to production in 2011, still with low mintage figures.
On the obverse of all 2017-W Burnished Silver American Eagle coins you’ll find Adolph A. Weinman’s Walking Liberty design. One of Weinman’s two iconic designs from that year, Walking Liberty originally featured on the half dollar from 1916 until 1947 when it was replaced with a portrait of Benjamin Franklin.
The reverse of the 2017-W Burnished Silver American Eagle Coin includes the heraldic eagle of the United States. Refined in 1986 by then-Chief Engraver of the United States Mint, John Mercanti, it features the eagle sitting behind the heraldic shield of the nation with arrows in one talon and an olive branch in the other.
All 2017-W Burnished Silver American Eagle coins in this production listing arrive in a beautiful United States Mint display box, and include a numbered Certificate of Authenticity to validate your purchase of these low mintage, beautiful collector’s coins.
Please don’t hesitate to contact Silver.com if you have any questions. Our customer service department is available at 888-989-7223, online through our live web chat, and via our email address.