1996 Proof Silver American Eagle - 1 Troy Oz .999 Pure

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1996 Proof Silver American Eagle - 1 Troy Oz .999 Pure

The 1996 American Silver Eagle Proof Coin is a distinguished piece in the history of American bullion coins.

As part of the American Silver Eagle program, this coin exemplifies the enduring appeal and craftsmanship of U.S. Mint silver bullion.

Composed of one troy ounce of .999 fine silver, it holds significant value both for its silver content and numismatic appeal. Each Proof American Silver Eagle comes with a Certificate of Authenticity (COA). 

Coin Highlights:

  • Year: 1996

  • Mintage: 500,000 proof coins minted by the United States Mint

  • Mint Mark: "P" for the Philadelphia Mint (mintmark)

  • Composition: .999 fine silver (99.9% pure) with a small copper alloy

  • Weight: 31.103 grams (1 Troy ounce)

  • Diameter: 40.6 mm (1.6 inches)

  • Edge: Reeded

  • Design:

    • Obverse: Walking Liberty design by Adolph A. Weinman
    • Reverse: American bald heraldic eagle design by John Mercanti

Features and Appeal

  • Proof Quality: The 1996 American Silver Eagle Proof coin is distinguished by its mirror-like finish, intricate details, and sharp edges. Each coin is hand-pressed and struck multiple times to achieve its distinguished quality. Proof coins are highly sought after by collectors for their beauty and craftsmanship.

  • Design: The obverse of the coin features Adolph A. Weinman's classic Walking Liberty design, originally used on the Walking Liberty half-dollar from 1916 to 1947. Lady Liberty is depicted walking towards the sunrise, carrying laurel and oak branches. The reverse side, designed by John Mercanti, showcases an American bald eagle, also referred to as the heraldic eagle, with outstretched wings, clutching an olive branch and arrows in its talons and holding a banner in its beak, symbolizing peace and military readiness.

  • Historical Significance: The 1996 Proof Silver Eagle, part of the American Silver Eagle program, is a cornerstone for collectors. It bears the "P" mintmark of the Philadelphia Mint, indicating its place of origin and proof condition.


The 1996 American Silver Eagle Proof coin combines precious metal investment with numismatic collectibility.

Its design, production quality, and historical significance make it a valuable asset for both investors and collectors.

Whether stacking silver for financial security or appreciating the artistry of numismatic coins, the 1996 Proof Silver Eagle offers a unique opportunity to own a piece of American history.

Invest in a 1996 Proof American Silver Eagle today!

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Product Specifications
Mint Facility: US Mint
Denomination: $1.00 USD
Date: 1996
Quality / Type: Proof
Purity: 99.9% silver
Metal Weight: 1 troy ounce (31.103 grams)
Diameter: 1.598 inches (40.6 mm)
Edge: Reeded
Obverse: Walking Liberty
Reverse: Eagle with Shield
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