American Silver Eagle 1 oz 2021 Type 2
Condition – Investment Grade
The American Silver Eagle 1 oz 2021 issued by the US Mint is one of the most popular silver bullion products sold today.
The front of the American Silver Eagle 1 oz 2021 coin is based on Adolph Weinman’s popular Walking Liberty Half Dollar design and the reverse features the heraldic eagle design by John Mercanti. Mint production is large and premiums low. Which is why this is one of the most popular silver bullion choices in the world.
Since 1986 the US Mint has produced more than 5 million regular production American Silver Eagle 1 oz.
Since 2001 these coins were minted at the West Point facility but when production capacity lagged the Mint also used its San Francisco location. No production coins from either mint contain a Mint Mark and only the date is changed each year.
The US Mint provides plastic tubes which seal tightly, contain 20 coins and will last a lifetime. American Silver Eagle 1 oz 2021 coins are also available in Green Monster Boxes which contain 500 coins (25 tubes of 20 coins each).
The term Monster Box was first used by telemarketers and is now in common usage among bullion dealers. You will find the US Mint spared no expense in developing this bullet-proof green plastic box which is shipped all over the world.
There are many reasons why this silver bullion coin is popular: (1) The American Silver Eagle 1 oz 2021 contains exactly one ounce of pure silver so pricing is easy. (2) Because weight and purity are guaranteed by the US Government this is a popular choice for Individual Retirement Accounts. (3) Because the Silver Eagle is $1.00 Legal Tender they appeal to investors who want barter money in case paper currency is questioned. (4) The Silver Eagle is beautiful and a tribute to the brilliant uncirculated quality produced by the US Mint.
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