The 1998 American Silver Eagle Coin is a really good value. Where else do you get two classic designs in the Walking Liberty and the Heraldic Eagle on one coin? The US Mint puts these two design’s on 1 oz of .999 pure silver. This coin is as gorgeous as ever.
- Made of 1 oz. .999 pure silver.
- Backed by the U.S. government (face value of $1).
- Mintage of 3,603,386
- Obverse side has Walking Liberty design with ‘LIBERTY’ written at the top, ‘IN GOD WE TRUST’ written to the right and ‘1998’ written at the bottom
- Reverse side has an image of an eagle landing on a branch with ‘UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ONE DOLLAR 1 OZ FINE SILVER’ written around the image. To the right is ‘E PLURIBUS UNUM’
The Walking Liberty design was drafted in 1916 by Adolph A Weinman and quickly became a popular symbol representing the United States. This design, appearing on the obverse side of the coin, features Lady Liberty, originally seen as the Statue of Liberty, walking with the US flag flying behind her. She is carrying oak and laurel branches in her left hand and her right hand is outstretched. Behind her is the sun coming up over a hill. Above he is ‘LIBERTY’. Below her is ‘1998’. To the right of her is the United States motto, ‘IN GOD WE TRUST’.
On the reverse side of the coin has an eagle appearing to be landing on a branch with wings outstretched. Engraved above it is ‘UNITED STATES of AMERICA’. Below the image is ‘ONE DOLLAR’ indicating the face value of the coin backed by the United States Government. Also at the bottom of the coin is ‘1 OZ FINE SILVER’. Above this in smaller text is ‘E PLURIBUS UNUM’ another more traditional motto of the United States which is Latin for ‘From many, one.’
You can’t go wrong with the 1996 American Silver Eagle Coin. Two great designs on one piece of high quality silver. What is not to love? Get yours today.