The Importance of Silver and Gold Eagles and their Importance in Modern Coinage.

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Both the American Gold Eagle and American Silver Eagle coins were released in 1986, intending to be competitive bullion coins against other mints in the world. However, they ended up becoming much more than that. Simply due to their competitive pricing and outstanding value, American Silver Eagles seem to be well-liked by both investors and collectors. Second, buying American Silver Eagles is very simple. You can find the Silver Eagle at almost any coin store Online, Including here at More so than any other modern U.S. coin, Silver and Gold Eagle collector coins have been issued in special editions, which are generally only available in sets issued to immortalize a detailed milestone in these coin programs or at the U.S. Mint.

The first was the 1995-W 10th Anniversary set, issued to immortalize the 10th anniversary of the Eagle programs' debut, which contained an extra coin for all who purchased the set of one with each size of Proof Gold Eagle - the 1995-W Proof, which was only sold in that set and is now worth at least $3,000 on it's own. The key Silver eagles are six issues with mintages just under 100,000, such as the 2019-S Enhanced Reverse Proof with 29,910 sold, the 1995-W Proof with 30,125 sold, the 2008-W with Reverse of 2007 burnished coin with 46,318 made, although not all of them have been discovered so far, the 2020-W V75 privy mark coin with a projected mintage of 75,000; and the 2011-S mint state coin and 2011-P Reverse Proof.

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