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Silver American Eagle Proof 70 Coins


The first Silver American Eagle was released by the United States Mint on November 24, 1986. Each coin is struck from one Troy ounce of 99.9% pure silver. Over the years, the Silver Eagle has been produced at three mint locations: Philadelphia, San Francisco Mint, and West Point.

The obverse of the coin is actually “recycled,” as it was originally used on the Walking Liberty Half Dollar which was in circulation from 1916 to 1947. The reverse was designed by John Mercanti and portrays a heraldic eagle grasping an olive branch in its right talon and arrows in its left. Above the eagle are 13 five-pointed stars representing the Thirteen Colonies.

Investment Grade Coins

Certified coins in perfect “70” condition are considered actual “museum quality.” With their beautiful finish, flawless condition and rarity, they are preferred by both collectors and investors. Since they are valued for their rarity, not their weight, they are not subject to the ups and downs of the commodities market, which has made their value more stable over time than silver bullion alone. The U.S. Gold Bureau recommends these coins as a long-term store of value, to help protect your portfolio from turbulent economic times.

Silver American Eagle Proof 70 Coins

Ed Moy Signature Series Silver American Eagle Proof 70 Coins

The U.S. Gold Bureau has partnered with former Director of the U.S. Mint, Ed Moy, to offer hand-signed certification labels on Silver American Eagle Proof 70 coins. The Ed Moy Signature Series of Silver American Eagle Proof 70 coins will be highly sought after by investors and collectors and is exclusive to the U.S. Gold Bureau, meaning population for Proof 70 coins and Date Runs will be extremely low, adding to their investment potential. Each coin contains 1 Troy oz of .999 pure silver.

• Exclusive Ed Moy Signature Series
• Beautiful and Affordable Silver American Eagle
• Very Low Population of Proof 70 Coins
• 1 Troy oz of .999 pure silver

In addition to being the 38th Director of the United States Mint, Edmund C. Moy is a well-known author, economist and public speaker. He served as Special Assistant to President George W. Bush for over five years and assisted with the transition to the new U.S. Department of Homeland Security after September 11, 2001. The U.S. Mint sold over a $1 billion in numismatic collectibles and struck over 16 billion coins in Moy’s first year as Director. During his tenure as leader of the U.S. Mint, the financial crisis, and recession spurred an unprecedented demand for gold and silver bullion. The 50 State Quarter program, the Presidential $1 Coin, and the National Parks Quarter program were also milestones of Ed Moy’s term with the U.S. Mint.

Coins with Ed Moy signature labels have made headlines due to their extreme popularity and premiums investors are willing to pay at auction. The Ed Moy Signature Series of Silver American Eagle Proof 70 coins are no exception and are an excellent way to affordably diversify your portfolio within precious metals.

Ed Moy Signature Series Silver American Eagle Proof 70 are available as single coins and a full Date Run featuring one of each Silver American Eagle minted since 1986 including 1995 W Silver American Eagle. Demand for these hand-signed coins is expected to outpace supply as investors and collectors realize the tremendous investment potential of these coins. The Ed Moy Signature Series is also available in Gold American Eagles and Gold American Buffalo Proof 70 coins. Please contact us for more information about the Ed Moy Signature Series Proof 70 coins available exclusively through the U.S. Gold Bureau.

San Francisco Mint Series (1986 - 1992)

Preserving the Past, Saving the Future

Opened in 1854 to serve the gold mines of the California Gold Rush, the San Francisco Mint turned $4 million in gold bullion coins in its first year. The new Mint was opened in 1937 after it quickly outgrew its first building. In 1968, after a 13-year hiatus, it took over most proof coinage production from the Philadelphia Mint, but continued striking a supplemental circulating coinage from 1968 through 1974.

San Francisco Mint
Year Total Mintage Proof 70 Population Rank in Group Overall Rank Original U.S. Mint Coin Price Current Price
1986-S 1,446,778 2,712 7 15 $21 $1,085
1987-S 904,732 930 1 4 $23 $2,093
1988-S 557,370 1,208 3 7 $23 $900
1989-S 617,694 1,493 5 11 $23 $721
1990-S 695,510 1,871 6 13 $23 $679
1991-S 511,924 937 2 5 $23 $1,275
1992-S 498,543 1,216 4 8 $23 $778

Philadelphia Mint Series (1993 - 2000)

Ye Ole Mint, A Rich Legacy

The Coinage Act of 1792, which led to creation of the United States Mint, was entered into law on April 2. At that time, Philadelphia was our nation’s capital, therefore the first mint facility was built there. The Mint Act also instituted a decimal system based on a dollar unit; specified weights, metallic composition and fineness; and required each United States coin feature an impression emblematic of liberty.

Philadelphia Mint
Year Total Mintage Proof 70 Population Rank in Group Overall Rank Original U.S. Mint Coin Price Current Price
1993-P 393,224 798 1 1 $23 $4,875
1994-P 372,168 881 3 3 $23 $3,836
1995-P 407,822 1,408 6 10 $23 $938
1996-P 498,293 1,098 4 6 $23 $900
1997-P 435,350 838 2 2 $23 $1,046
1998-P 450,728 1,794 7 12 $24 $698
1999-P 549,330 1,227 5 9 $24 $825
2000-P 600,743 2,361 8 14 $24 $1,013

West Point Mint Series (2001 - 2017)

Tradition Becomes Our Security

Erected in 1937 as the West Point Bullion Depository, this was originally a storage facility for silver bullion and was nicknamed “The Fort Knox of Silver.” From 1973 to 1986, West Point produced cents, and in 1980 began striking gold medallions. Shortly afterward, approximately 20 billion dollars worth of gold was stored in its vaults, making it second only to Fort Knox for gold storage.

West Point Mint
Year Total Mintage Proof 70 Population Rank in Group Overall Rank Original U.S. Mint Coin Price Current Price
2001-W 746,398 4,408 1 16 $24 $426
2002-W 647,342 4,666 2 17 $24 $504
2003-W 747,831 9,298 3 18 $24 $215
2004-W 801,602 10,524 4 19 $28 $225
2005-W 816,663 13,063 5 20 $28 $209
2006-W 843,602 22,936 9 24 $28 $240
2007-W 821,759 25,226 11 26 $30 $240
2008-W 700,979 22,981 10 25 $32 $209
2010-W 849,861 28,552 12 27 $46 $256
2011-W 847,473 22,934 8 23 $60 $256
2012-W 832,779 18,992 6 21 $60 $233
2013-W 918,680 21,606 7 22 $63 $177
2014-W 745,394 30,972 13 28 $53 $177
2015-W 707,518 32,231 14 29 $49 $165
2016-W TBD 67,644 16 31 $54 $165
2017-W TBD 35,967 15 30 $54 $137

Note: The U.S. Mint did not produce Proof Silver American Eagle coins in 2009.

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Special Issue Silver Eagles

Celebrating A History in Refinement

The Silver Eagle program began in 1986 as a way for the public to invest in silver. The U.S. Mint also issued top-quality proof silver eagles. With numismatists, collectors and investors thirsty for different variations of Silver American Eagles, the United States Mint has been happy to oblige with their anniversary sets and special editions.

Ye Ole Mint
Year Total Mintage Proof 70 Population Current Price
1995-W (Special Edition) 30,125 471 $24,025
2006 3-Coin 20th Anniversary Set 248,875 13,310 $2,480
2011 5-Coin 25th Anniversary Set 100,000 19,803 $1,725
2012 2-Coin San Francisco 75th Anniversary Set 224,935 20,860 $527
2013 2-Coin West Point 75th Anniversary Set 235,689 36,249 $385
2017 San Francisco Congratulations Set 75,000 5,026 $438

Special Offers Available! Call (800) 775-3504 for details & pricing.

Also available is The Complete Silver Eagle Date Run Collection. A 31-coin collection with every American Eagle Silver Dollar issued from 1986 to 2017, all in perfect "Proof 70" condition. Learn More »

*Original U.S. Mint Coin Price is the price of the uncertified bullion version of coin available directly from the U.S. Mint during the year of issue. The "Current Price" listed for Proof 70 Coins is based on the current selling price by the U.S. Gold Bureau for the perfect-condition “Proof 70” certified version of the same coin type. “PF70 Population” indicates the maximum possible population of perfect Proof 70 condition coins for the year given (NGC, April 2017).

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