Silver Eagles Information

The 2006 American Silver Eagles would be the twentieth anniversary strikes of the Eagle program which debuted back in 1986. In a means of celebrating that momentous year, the US Mint created two special strikes of the coin never before available. One of these new strikes was a Reverse Proof Silver Eagle created exclusively for […]

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The 2005 American Silver Eagles marked the third year in a row in which both the proof and bullion versions of the coin showed improvements (even if only slight) over the numbers sold in the previous year. Bullion Silver Eagles sold a total of 8,891,025 from the US Mint of the 2005 dated coins. This […]

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2004 American Silver Eagles proved to be a year of growth for the strikes with both the proof and bullion versions of the coin turning out numbers higher than shown the previous year. For the 2004-dated bullion coins, the US Mint indicates that a total of 8,882,754 were sold. This was a respectable increase of […]

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The 2003 American Silver Eagles showed a significant decline in their bullion mintage numbers but also returned a hefty improvement on the number of proof Eagles struck. Bullion Eagle mintage for the year dropped by 2,044,018 from 2002. While significant, this decline still resulted in the bullion coins reaching a sales status of 8,495,008. This […]

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The 2002 American Silver Eagles saw a huge increase in the total number sold for the bullion versions of the coin, but proof sales were not quite as impressive. Silver edged up for the year with the average cost of an ounce of the precious metal coming in at $4.60. This was $.23 higher than […]

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The 2001 American Silver Eagles represented a year of both increases and decreases as it applied to the mintages of the proof and bullion versions of the coin. Market conditions for silver saw a significant decline for the year coming in at $4.37 an ounce average. This was down from the previous year by $.58. […]

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The 2000 American Silver Eagles would prove to be the last year in a three year run in which both the proof and the bullion versions of the coin would show annual increases in their total number sold. Whether it was the market conditions or the paranoia leading up to Y2K, bullion Eagles had been […]

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The 1999 American Silver Eagles marked the third year in a row in which both the bullion and the proof quality versions of the coin showed significant increases over strikes of the previous years. Many attributed the interest in the bullion coin to the upcoming Y2K concern. Some felt that the computers and other technology […]

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The 1998 American Silver Eagles marked the first year of a four year run in which both the Proof and the Bullion versions of the coin would show annual increases in their total number sold. Volatility in the silver market during the year may have had some influence on this upswing in sales. After showing […]

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Showing a year of split performance, the 1997 American Silver Eagles racked up an impressive bullion sales increase while also returning a decline in the number proof Eagles sold. Bullion Silver Eagles jumped up 691,618 over the previous year to 4,295,004. While no one can deny that the 19.2% increase was impressive, it is important […]

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