- American Eagle Silver Proof Coins
Silver Proof Coins
1903 $10 PROOF 66
1855 Kellogg Re-strikes
1878 Proof 66 Morgan
1861 10 cent Proof 66
These beautiful American Eagle Silver Proof Coins are easily recognized from bullion due to their incredible shiny mirror-like finish and highly defined details. The attractive finish is a result of striking the coin multiple times on a highly polished planchet. Each proof coin contains 99.9% fine silver with the face value of $1. Its weight comes in at one troy ounce. You'll only find American Eagle Silver Proof Coins available in a one ounce size.
This coin actually has two designers to credit. The obverse was designed by Adolph A. Weinman and features Lady Liberty walking in full stride in front of the setting sun enveloped in folds of the US flag. She has her right hand extended and in her left hand is holding branches of laurel and oak. "Liberty" encircles the upper half of the coin in capital letters and "In God We Trust" is engraved to the lower left of Miss Liberty.
The reverse was designed by United States Mint Sculptor/Engraver John Mercanti. In the middle you'll find a heraldic eagle with shield. In the eagles right talon there is an olive branch emphasizing the power of peace. Underneath the olive branch the coin bears a "W" mint mark meaning it was minted at the West Point branch of the United States Mint. The eagle's left talons are holding onto a group of 13 arrows symbolizing strength in unity. Inscribed circling the top of the reverse are the words "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," and circling the bottom is the size and face value of the coin "1 OZ. FINE SILVER ~ ONE DOLLAR."
Starting in late 2021 there was a highly anticipated new reverse design which is the first redesign since the series began in 1986. This has created high demand for both the classic "Type 1" and the new "Type 2" Proof Silver Eagles. You can still order both designs either online or by calling 1-800-928-6468 to talk to an American Eagle Silver Proof Coins Advisor today.
Left: Type 1 Right: Type 2