Silver Bullion Coins
Silver coins were the first ever world currency that propelled the wealth of mankind overall. The first ever silver coins were mined from South America and shipped to Europe, where they were minted in 4 oz coins. Silver maintains its inherent value today and silver coins give everybody an opportunity to own assets with worldwide value. Silver bullion coins are valued by their mass and purity, rather than a face value. Face values assigned to silver bullion coins are always much lower than their actual value. Below are the silver bullion coins available from National Coin Broker.
Pre 1964 junk silver coins
Silver Coins – more precisely 90% silver coins were the basis and staple of US circulating currency for 170 years, that is until 1965. This is when the price of silver bullion started increasing and approaching its monetary or face value; the government stepped in and replaced the silver coins with coins made of base or clad metal in 1965. Shortly thereafter, the American public started hoarding the 1964 or […]
Bullion Coins: American Silver Eagle
Because of rising silver prices, silver was removed from circulating dimes and quarters beginning with the 1965 issues. Though Eisenhower dollars and Kennedy half dollars continued to be produced in a clad silver composition until the 1976 Bicentennial year (silver clad half dollars were not produced in the early 1970s), those denominations and the Bicentennial silver clad quarter became primarily collector pieces. The U.S. Mint did not produce another 90% […]
Canadian Maple Leaf Silver Bullion Coin
The Canadian Silver Maple Leaf is a silver bullion coin issued annually by the government of Canada. The coin has been minted by the Royal Canadian Mint (RMC) since 1988.
The face value of the Canadian Silver Maple Leaf 1 oz coin is 5 Canadian dollars, the highest among international silver bullion coins. During the month of February 2008, the market value of the coin was approximately 20 Canadian dollars. The […]