Silver Rounds Silver rounds are high quality, .999 rounds from some of the finest private mints around the country. With so many choices, the hardest part of buying silver rounds might be deciding which ones you want to purchase. There are numerous designs to choose from Some of the most popular are the Buffalo Nickel, Morgan Silver Dollar, Walking Liberty Half Dollar. Silver rounds are available in 1 oz 2 oz and 5 oz coins, Premiums on rounds are lower than coins minted at the U.S. Mint. Junk Silver Until 1965 U.S. coins contained 90% silver and were the basis for our currency for hundreds of years. As the price of silver started to increase the silver was replaced with a combination of copper and nickel. The public started hoarding the 90% silver coins. Junk silver coins are quarters, dimes, and half-dollars. Because the coins were in circulation and used on a regular basis they will have signs of wear and tear on them. American Eagle The Silver Eagle is the world’s only 1 oz .999 Silver bullion coin with weight, content and purity guaranteed by the government of the United States. The United States Mint released the American Silver Eagle for the first time in 1986. The obverse of the American Eagle coins depicts the Walking Liberty design created by Adolph A. Weinman. The reverse of the American Eagle coin features an American eagle, the very symbol of our nation’s freedom, patriotism and national pride. Face Value: $1.00 Minted: 1986-Current Weights: 1 oz Canadian Maple Leaf The Canadian Maple Leaf silver coin is second in popularity only to the America Silver Eagle. The silver maple leaf went into production in 1988. The obverse of the Maple Leaf depicts Queen Elizabeth II. Though this placement alone will remain the same from issue to issue, there were some slight variations over time. These variations include a young, middle-aged, and older head version. In addition to the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. On the reverse side of the Maple Leaf is an illustration of a grand Maple Leaf in sharp detail. Face Value: $5.00 Canadian Minted: 1988-Current Weights: 1 oz


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