This elegant, high gloss coin was first struck in 1987. Unlike the bullion version of the same coin, the American Silver Eagle proof coin bears the strike of the Mint from which they were issued, and are not put into circulation. With a silver content of 99.9%, the purity of this proof coin is backed by the U.S. government.
The American Gold Eagle proof, the limited-edition version of the bullion version of the same name, reveals the meticulous minting for which the U.S. Mint has become known. Only a limited number of these coins are minted each year, and they have the highest of production standards and immaculate presentation.