Content: 1 oz
Composition: 99.93% silver, 0.07% copper
Diameter: 1.598 in. (40.6mm)
Thickness: 2.98 mm
Mint Dates: 1986 - present
First introduced in 1986 by the United States government, the Silver American Eagle quickly became one of the most prevailing methods of silver bullion investment. Similar to the gold American Eagle, the design for the Silver American Eagle was acquired from an older American coin.