New Series of Canadian & American Silver Coins Coming to Market
By: Lorimer Wilson
The United States Mint has taken the demand for more mass production silver bullion coins seriously of late expanding their offering to a planned total of 57 new coins by 2021 with the introduction of their America the Beautiful Bullion Coin Series. Canada’s Royal Canadian Mint has followed suit expanding its offering of mass production silver bullion coins to 8 by 2013 with the launch of their Canadian Wildlife Silver Bullion Coin Series Program. Below are the details.
United States of America
1 ozt. American $1 Eagle Silver Bullion Coin
The American Eagle Silver coin is the official silver bullion coin of the United States as authorized by Congress through the Liberty Coin Act which became public law on July 9, 1985. The United States Mint first released the coin on November 24, 1986. From 1986-1992 proof Eagles where minted at the San Francisco Mint and have the S mint mark, from 1993 through 2000 proof Eagles where minted at the Philadelphia Mint and have the P mint mark, Since 2001 proof Eagle have been minted at the West Point Mint and display the W mint mark.