Silver Bullion Coins - One Ounce
We specialize in silver bullion coins from around the world, beginning at home with the American Silver Eagle. The coins featured in this section are one troy ounce (or 31.1 grams) of .999 fine silver. They are minted by various government mints as well as privately owned mints. Only government mints are legally allowed to put monetary denominations on their coins such as “$1” or “dollar”.
American Silver Eagle
The American Silver Eagle is one of the most popular bullion coins in the world. The iconic design is recognized far and wide. Produced by the U.S. mint every year starting in 1986, the only change is the design is the year on the front, it has a diameter of 40 mm. Minted with a “one dollar” denomination you could spend this coin but the silver value is worth much more than $1.
Reverse of American Silver Eagle
China - Panda
The Chinese silver Panda is sought after for its unique panda proof like design. Every year there is a different pose with one or more pandas on the front of these proof like finish coins. Chinese panda bullion is renowned for their beauty, all come from the Chinese government mint in a capsule with a denomination of 10 Yuan and started being produced in 1987. Due to the demand, these coins often come with a premium but are worth the price. Until 2016 all the coins are 31.1 grams 40 mm diameter and 2.98 mm thick. In 2016 these coins started to be produced with a 30-gram weight. Careful when you buy Panda coins from a non-reputable dealer, because they are so popular there are many fakes available, if the price seems too good to be true - it is.
Australia - Lunar New Year
Noted for their craftsmanship and beauty Perth Mint in Australia each year releases coins in their Lunar series based on the Chinese lunar calendar. 2017’s release is year of the rooster and the 1 ounce coin has a “1 dollar” denomination on the reverse. These coins come from the Perth mint in individual capsules and has a 45.6 mm diameter.
Australia - Koala
Australia’s Perth Mint prides itself in producing handsomely detailed bullion coins and the koala series is no exception. Starting in 2007 the koala series displays a different position in the life of this popular furry native of Australia. All come from the Perth Mint in a government capsule, weigh one troy ounce, .999 fine silver, a “1 dollar” denomination with a diameter of 40.6 mm and thickness of 2.98 mm.
Australia - Kookaburra
The Australian Silver Kookaburra series from the Perth Mint began in 1990 and is the longest-running bullion program from the mint. Each year has a differing design of a kookaburra. This bird species is indigenous to Australia and is known for their call, which is said to sound like echoing human laughter. All come from the Perth Mint in a government capsule, weigh one troy ounce, .999 fine silver, a “1 dollar” denomination with a diameter of 40.6 mm and thickness of 2.98 mm.
Generic rounds are rounds minted by privately owned companies, the purity of silver is still .999 and the weight is 1 ounce troy as with the government rounds; however, there are no monetary denominations on these coins, nor are they backed by governments. That being said, these coins can be produced without the premiums you see attached to government rounds.
Lunar New Year - New Zealand
New Zealand Mint also has a lunar series they produce every year, this 2017 year of the rooster has a “two dollars” denomination and a diameter of 40.5 mm.
Mexico - "Onza" First Design
Mexico starting in 1982 has minted “Onza” or “Libertad” coins produced by Casa de Moneda de Mexico, the oldest mint in North America, established in 1535. This coin has a diameter of 36 mm.
Mexico - “Libertad” Modern Design
Starting in the year 2000, and still being produced, Mexico changed the design and size of the 1 ounce bullion coin. The 2000 – date coins have a diameter of 40 mm which makes it a larger, flatter coin than it's predecessor. It is the same size as the American Eagle.
Armenian Noah's Ark
The Armenian Noah's Ark Silver coin series honors one of the most iconic stores of the Bible. Add this 2017 Armenia 1 oz Silver 500 Drams Noah's Ark coin to your cart today!
Celebrate the Silver Britannia's 20th anniversary with this stunning coin from The Royal Mint. A radiating pattern has been added behind Britannia. Not only does this feature add sophistication but is also an anti-counterfeiting security. One ounce .999 silver.
The Somalian Silver Elephant has been popular worldwide since it was first produced in 2004. Struck in .9999 fine Silver, one ounce, this coin makes a great addition to any portfolio. African elephants are the largest and heaviest land animal on the earth with no known natural predators once they reach adulthood. This majestic animal graces the reverse of each coin with a design that changes yearly making it desirable by both collectors and investors.