Between 2003 and 2005, the Silver Eagle coin from the United States Mint saw one of the steadiest stretches of demand in its history. The coins issued during this three-year stretch had fallen from the previous three-year stretch of 2000 to 2002 but would end up looking modest when compared to the years ahead during the Great Recession when demand soared. Today, 2003 1 oz Silver American Eagle Coins are available to you online at Silver.com in near-perfect condition.
- Available to ship to you inside of a protective plastic slab from the PCGS!
- Eighteenth year of release for the 1 oz Silver American Eagle!
- Availability of certified coins is limited!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .999 fine silver.
- The face value of $1 (USD) is fully backed by the US government.
- Graded Mint State 69 by the Professional Coin Grading Service.
- Walking Liberty on the coin’s obverse.
- The heraldic eagle on the coin’s reverse.
Silver American Eagle coin demand dipped from 2003 to 2005, but at an average annual mintage of 8.6 million coins, the Silver Eagle had never seen such a high level of sustained demand to this point in its history. The final declared mintage of the 2003 Silver American Eagle coin was 8,495,008. This was the lowest mintage during this stretch and the lowest mintage the seen in the series from this date forward.
All of the 2003 1 oz Silver American Eagle Coins in this listing comes to you with a Mint State 69 certification from the PCGS. Coins in this condition showcase full, original mint luster with a maximum of two minor detracting flaws present. Examples of acceptable flaws at this grade level include only minuscule contact marks and hairlines.
The obverse side of 2003 Silver American Eagle Coins includes Walking Liberty. This iconic design captures Liberty in left-profile relief as she walks toward the sun on the horizon as it crests beyond a mountain. She wears the American flag over her shoulders and carries oak and laurel branches in her left arm.
On the reverse face of 2003 1 oz Silver American Eagles is the heraldic eagle of the United States. This symbol of the nation includes an American bald eagle behind the US national shield. The bird clutches the arrows of war in one talon and the olive branch of peace in the other.
Silver prices began to show signs of life again in 2003. The yearly average increased from 2002 to finish at $4.88 per ounce, with silver prices steadily growing during the final quarter of the year and pushing the $6.00 range.
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