Silver Bullion Coins

Silver coins which are called ‘bullion’ or ‘rounds’ are of the purest of silver 99.99% by weight or ‘.9999’ and often called ‘fine’ silver. There are a wide variety of commemorative silver coins issued for the collectors as numismatic coins. Many countries issue these silver coins for investors: the United States has a 1oz Silver Eagles (this is also a true one dollar coin besides being sold for a silver investment); Canada has a 1oz Canadian Maple Leaf; Austria has a 1oz Philharmonic round; China with a 1 oz Chinese Lunar Series; Australia has 1oz Kookaburra,… there is a wide variety of weights and designs from these and other countries.

More On Silver Monster Boxes

Silver Monster Boxes refers to the large boxes that a nation’s mint ships its one troy ounce silver bullion coins.  The convention is 500 coins in 25 rolls of 20.  Three of the best known silver monster boxes are from the United States of America, Canada, and Austria. The United States of America’s Mint will … Continue reading »

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Mexican Silver Bullion

The Mexican Silver Bullion currently being struck in Mexico is called the “Libertad”.  These are also struck in a gold version.  The Silver Libertad come in a variety of weights in troy ounces (and diameters in millimeters): 1/20toz (13mm), 1/10toz (16mm), 1/4toz (23mm), 1/2toz (29mm), 1toz (40mm), 2toz (48mm), and 5toz (65mm) as well as … Continue reading »

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Great Britain’s Royal Mint Silver Bullion

Great Britain’s Royal Mint Silver Bullion is sterling silver, 92.5% silver, composition except for the recent Britannia series which is 95.8% silver.  2012 is the 25th Anniversary of the Britannia series however this is overshadowed by the Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee.  Great Britain’s Royal Mint Silver Bullion will remember the Titanic for its 100th … Continue reading »

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Australian Silver Bullion Coins

Australian Silver Bullion Coins are another staple for silver investors and collectors.  The Perth Mint has struck over two dozen distinctly different 99.9% pure fine silver coins or series during this decade.  Currently they are all being minted at Australia’s only mint; Perth’s Mint. One of the Australian Silver Bullion Coins popular series is the … Continue reading »

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Silver Monster Box

Item Weight (g) Composition Silver Melt Value Full Melt Value Monster Box 15,551.50 99.9% silver The Silver Monster Box is the United States’ Mint shipping box for the American Silver Eagle. This green plastic box is 15” x 8.5” x 4.5” (and will weigh around 42 pounds depending on shipping packaging used by their sellers). … Continue reading »

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Canadian Silver Coins

The Canadian Silver Maple Leaf coin is a very well liked silver coin amongst silver coin investors.  These 1oz 99.99% silver denominational coins are 1.5” (38mm) in diameter with reeded edge.  Canadian Silver Coins are as pure as can be found in the market place. The reverse shows the Canadian national symbol, a single maple … Continue reading »

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Silver Philharmonic

Coin Weight (g) Composition Silver Melt Value Full Melt Value Silver Philharmonic (2008-2012) 31.1 99.9% silver The Vienna mint of Austria first minted the Silver Philharmonic in 2008.  This silver coin is the first Euro-denominated 99.9% pure silver bullion coin.  The Austrian Silver Philharmonic is a 1.50 Eurodollar coin; it is one troy ounce (31.1 … Continue reading »

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Silver Panda Coins

The Silver Panda Coins are issued by the People’s Republic of China.  They range in size and denomination from 0.5 troy oz (5 Yuan) to 1 kilogram (300 Yuan) and are also available in gold.  The 1oz (10 Yuan) silver coin is a popular coin for collectors.  China started production in 1983, creating proof and … Continue reading »

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Silver Eagles

Coin Weight (g) Composition Silver Melt Value Full Melt Value Silver Eagle (1985-2012) 31.103 99.9% silver Over 230 million American Silver Eagle bullion $1 coins have been minted and sold. Silver Eagles are one troy ounce (31.103 grams) of 99.9% fine silver, with a face value of one dollar. The Silver Eagles are 40.6mm (1.598”) in … Continue reading »

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Silver Proof Coins

Silver Proof Coins are more sought after than regular struck coins.  Proof coins were originally used to test and check the dies before striking of a series.  Now, Silver Proof coins are a special striking of a coin for a collector.  Proof coins are made on highly polished blanks (planchetes) to yield a mirror effect … Continue reading »

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