1997 1 oz Silver American Eagle Coins - Silver.com™
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1997 1 oz Silver American Eagle Coins

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Sell to Us Price: $30.32

Call us at 1-866-898-4805 or email us at buybacks@silver.com to sell your items. Note that the price listed is not a confirmed bid and buybacks are subject to $1,000 minimums as well as possible maximums depending on inventory positions, and require verbal confirmation via phone.

Please be aware that because these coins are several years old, they may have blemishes and/or imperfections and we cannot not guarantee their exact condition.

When people around the globe think of the United States of America, there are a few images that come to mind. Among the most noticeable images that are used to identify America are the Bald Eagle and Lady Liberty. The Silver American Eagle was first struck in 1986, carrying the stamp of these two iconic images on its obverse and reverse sides. Today, the Silver American Eagle remains in production; with collectors continuing to prize the coins that have been minted, regardless of the year each coin was struck. The 1997 1 oz. Silver American Eagle carries the original design of the 1986 coin which has remained unchanged on the coin to date.

The idea for the production of American Silver Eagle coins came about during the 1970s and 1980s. As the US government sought to sell off silver from its Defense National Stockpile, the idea was to help raise funds for the federal government and balance the budget. The first Silver American Eagle coins were minted at the San Francisco Mint on October 29, 1986. Only three mints in the United States Mint system have produced these coins through the years. In addition to the San Francisco Mint, the Silver Eagles are produced at the Philadelphia Mint and West Point Mint.

The 1997 1 oz. Silver American Eagle coin features the two designs mentioned earlier. On the coin’s obverse, investors will find the image of Lady Liberty designed by Adolph A. Weinman in 1916. His original “Walking Liberty” image was designed for use on Walking Liberty Half Dollar coins from 1916 to 1947. As Lady Liberty walks toward the setting sun, the word “Liberty” is emblazoned above her head, with the phrase “In God We Trust” at her heels.

On the reverse of the 1997 1 oz. Silver American Eagle is the heraldic bald eagle image designed by John Mercanti in 1986. Mercanti’s eagle features a heraldic shield, an olive branch in its right talon, and arrows in its left talon. Above the eagle’s head are 13 stars, representing the original 13 American colonies.

If you would like to learn more about the 1997 Silver American Eagle coin or have any questions, feel free to get in touch with us at 1-888-989-7223. Alternatively, you can use the live chat feature or fill out the online form located on our contact page. You may also enjoy viewing our full selection of Silver American Eagle coins which are available in a variety of years.

Additional information

Weight 1.00000 oz

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Brand: US Mint

Year: 1997

Grade: Uncirculated

Mint: US Mint

Silver Content: 1 Troy Ounce

Purity: .999 Fine Silver

Face Value: $1 USD

Diameter: 40.6mm

Thickness: 2.98mm

Mint Packaging: Tubes of 20, Monster Boxes of 500

Images shown are examples only. Actual item appearance is subject to change, but will always correlate with title and description.

Lowest Price: $48.31

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