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- Rated 0 out of 5as low as $18.23The gold and silver bullion community has long held a tradition of celebrating important cultural events with collectible commemorative coins. Considering the staggering international popularity of the Chinese Lunar Calendar, it makes sense that Perth Mint’s Lunar Series is a consistent favorite of bullion collectors. Perth’s newest coin in the Lunar III Series is the ½ Oz. Silver Lunar Ox Coin, which celebrates the upcoming 2021 Year of the Ox.
- Rated 0 out of 5as low as $21.36As low as $1.99 Over Spot! An easy and efficient way to enhance your assets, the U.S. Mint silver dime is one of the longest running coin designs in American history. All dimes have a silver content of 90%. Dates may vary.
- Rated 0 out of 5as low as $21.36As low as $1.99 Over Spot! One of the most popular ways to invest in silver is through purchasing pre-1965 US Mint silver coins. They’re an easy and efficient way to add weight to your collection. All quarters have a composition of 90% silver.
- Rated 5.00 out of 5as low as $24.58One of the most popular ways to invest in silver is through purchasing pre-1965 silver coins. They’re an easy and efficient way to add weight to your collection. *Please note that all coins are 90% silver. No rare coins included.
- Rated 0 out of 5as low as $25.15Just $3.99 Over Spot! One of the most popular ways to invest in silver is through purchasing bulk bullion. An easy and efficient way to add weight to your collection, all Half Dollars included in your order are 90% silver. *Please note that designs may vary based on current inventory.
- Rated 5.00 out of 5as low as $29.97As Low As Just $2.09 Over Spot! Produced by the Golden State Mint, the 1 oz. Aztec Calendar Silver Round is struck with .999 pure silver. The design is based on the infamous Aztec Calendar Stone, located in the National Anthropology Museum in Mexico City. Celebrate a piece of iconic history by adding this 1 oz. Silver Round to your cart today!
- Rated 0 out of 5as low as $31.87Using cutting edge technology, the MintID Buffalo 1 oz Silver Round guarantees legitimacy, quality and authenticity. Composed of 1 troy ounce of .999 fine silver, each round features iconic and detailed artistry. Add the 1 oz Buffalo Silver Round to your collection with Hero Bullion today!
- Rated 4.86 out of 5as low as $32.87Please note- These 1 oz Silver Rounds are being sold on Pre-Sale with an estimated ship date on or near 2/23/2021. This is an estimate based on information provided by the mint and is subject to change based on the mint’s ability to deliver. Orders containing Pre-Sale items are held until all items are available as we do not split orders over multiple shipments. The In-Stock number listed above is the number we are making available on PRE-SALE. These coins are not here yet and will not ship until near the date above. Please make sure you understand these terms BEFORE ordering. All rounds are hallmarked with their silver content, 1 oz of 99.9% fine silver. *Please note that the bullion you receive is based on our current product availability. Mints may vary.
- Rated 0 out of 5as low as $33.37The 2020 Chiwoo acts as the fifth installment in the popular Chiwoo series. With low mintages and annually changing designs, this silver coin is highly sought after by investors and collectors alike. Each coin consists of 1 troy ounce of .999 fine silver. Get your own 2020 South Korean Chiwoo, now available for purchase through Hero Bullion.
- Rated 5.00 out of 5as low as $33.37As low as $5.49 Over Spot! Where security and government backing are concerned, bullion collectors might never find a better mint than the British Royal Mint. This organization is the official mint of Great Britain, and it’s been in operation for over one thousand years. Since 886, the Royal Mint has been under the direct control of the treasury of the Queen of England. Needless to say, the Royal Mint provides an unparalleled level of legitimacy as a manufacturer of coins.
- Rated 0 out of 5as low as $35.37As low as $7.49 Over Spot! The majestic wilderness and beautiful wildlife of Australia has long been one of the most notable elements of the large country. And why shouldn’t it be? Settlements across Australia are a testament to the strength and versatility of man. Civilizations in Australia exist in harmony with majestic beasts, including birds, wild prairie dogs, and more. The Kookaburra, a large Australian bird, has a large following among fans of Australia and its wildlife.
- Rated 5.00 out of 5as low as $37.37With its purity, weight and content backed by the United States Government, the American Silver Eagle continues to be a popular choice for both investors and collectors. Composed of 1 troy ounce of .999 fine silver, each coin has a legal tender value of $1.
- Rated 0 out of 5as low as $38.87Australia’s Perth Mint is once again offering bullion collectors the opportunity to commemorate the Chinese Lunar Calendar with a stunning 2021 Australian 1 oz Silver Lunar Ox Coin. This 1 Oz. coin is struck using .9999 silver and attempts to capture the majesty of the Ox, patron animal of 2021 according to the Chinese Lunar Calendar.
- Rated 5.00 out of 5as low as $38.87Please note- These American Silver Eagle Coins are being sold on Pre-Sale with an estimated ship date on or near 3/1/2021. This is an estimate based on information provided by the mint and is subject to change based on the mint’s ability to deliver. Orders containing Pre-Sale items are held until all items are available as we do not split orders over multiple shipments. The In-Stock number listed above is the number we are making available on PRE-SALE. These coins are not here yet and will not ship until near the date above. Please make sure you understand these terms BEFORE ordering.
- Rated 5.00 out of 5as low as $65.74Produced by the highly esteemed Perth Mint, this 2 oz Kookaburra is an excellent choice for both investors and collectors. Each coin consists of 2 troy ounces of .9999 fine silver in Brilliant Uncirculated condition. Purchase one of the most recognizable coins on the market, and add the 2020 Australian Kookaburra 2 oz Silver Coin to your cart today!
- Rated 0 out of 5as low as $71.74A part of the Silver Lunar Series III by Perth, the 2021 Australian 2 oz Silver Lunar Ox Coin commemorates the Year of the Ox while paying homage to Queen Elizabeth II on the reverse side. The coin is composed of .9999 silver, making it a beautiful and pure addition to any bullion collection.
- Rated 5.00 out of 5as low as $72.74When Queen Elizabeth II ascended to the British throne, her coronation was a major historical event. To commemorate the occasion, revered sculptor James Woodford crafted a series of ten unique sculptures. Each of the ‘Queen’s Beasts’ represented a portion of Queen Elizabeth II’s genealogy, which granted her the God-given right to the throne of England. Since their debut at the Royal Palace in 1953, the Queen’s Beasts have been a beloved part of British royal lore and history.
- Rated 0 out of 5as low as $161.86As Low As $4.49 Over Spot per Ounce! America has forged its global reputation in a number of ways. But for many Americans, the most compelling image of the country comes from its beautiful public lands, which have been preserved by the Federal Government since the early 20th century. The expansive rolling hills, whitetopped mountains, and unfettered forests paint the picture of a country which merges the cities of man with the uncharted, natural brilliance of nature.
- Rated 0 out of 5as low as $300.71As Low As $2.19 Over Spot per Ounce! Struck with ten ounces of .999 fine silver by the legendary Golden State Mint, the Aztec Calendar 10 oz Silver Bar is a fine addition to any silver bullion investor’s collection. The detailed engraving of the full Aztec calendar on the obverse side is endlessly fascinating, while a stunning portrait of Tenochtitlan Aztec Emperor Cuauhtemoc decorates the reverse side. This highly detailed silver bar combines its high purity with a beautiful design in order to practically sell itself to the savvy bullion fan.
- Rated 0 out of 5as low as $308.71Please expect a slight delay of roughly 5 business days on orders containing these rounds.Primarily used by mints to refine silver bullion, silver grain (shot) is an inexpensive way to grow your physical supply of silver. Additionally, it’s an easy and accessible way for hobby melters and pourers looking to experiment and further their craftsmanship. Pick up your own 10 oz bag of .999 silver shot, now available for purchase through Hero Bullion.
- Rated 0 out of 5as low as $313.71As Low As $3.49 Over Spot per Ounce! With lower premiums than its gold counterpart, silver continues to act as a distinct investment option. All 10 oz Asahi Silver Bars are composed of .999 pure silver and arrive in brand new condition. Perfect for stacking, these bars have a sleek and elegant design that will add beautiful flair to any collection.
- Rated 5.00 out of 5as low as $328.72Please note- These 10 oz Silver Bars are being sold on Pre-Sale with an estimated ship date on or near 2/23/2021. This is an estimate based on information provided by the mint and is subject to change based on the mint’s ability to deliver. Orders containing Pre-Sale items are held until all items are available as we do not split orders over multiple shipments. The In-Stock number listed above is the number we are making available on PRE-SALE. These coins are not here yet and will not ship until near the date above. Please make sure you understand these terms BEFORE ordering. All bars contain 10 troy ounces of .999 fine silver and are hallmarked to that effect. *Please note that the bar you receive will be based on our current inventory availability.
- Rated 0 out of 5as low as $351.72Silver bars continue to offer an efficient investment advantage. You can be certain that any product from the Royal Canadian Mint is a purchase you won’t regret. With an individualized serial number, bars are marked with their weight, purity and content, which is guaranteed by the Canadian Government.
- Rated 0 out of 5as low as $528.72The majestic Bald Eagle is traditionally associated with the strength and resilience of the United States. However, the Eagle itself is not exclusive to the United States. Eagles are native to Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, Central America, and South America. And wherever there are eagles, these massive creatures are respected for their beauty, strength, and pride. The symbolic value of the Eagle is undeniable.
- Rated 0 out of 5as low as $698.21For collectors who are tired of expanding their collections with more of the same, the 2018 Palau ½ Kilo Silver Pirate Skull presents an excellent and exciting opportunity. Struck with a whopping 16.075 Oz .999 fine silver, this textured pirate skull is a fascinating way to store a valuable amount of silver. Additionally, the skull is backed as an official version of currency by the Palau government, which regulates the small island nation.
- Rated 0 out of 5as low as $2,937.15As Low As Just $1.49 Over Spot Per Ounce! All 100 oz Engelhard Silver Bars are composed of .999 pure silver. Please note that these bars are obtained from a secondary source. Perfect for stacking, these bars have a sleek and elegant design that are sure to enhance any collection.
- Rated 0 out of 5as low as $2,937.15As Low As Just $1.49 Over Spot per Ounce! All 100 oz Johnson Matthey Silver Bars are composed of .999 pure silver and may arrive in new or used condition. Perfect for stacking, these bars have a sleek and elegant design that are sure to enhance any collection.
- Rated 0 out of 5as low as $2,957.15As Low As Just $1.69 Over Spot per Ounce! All 100 oz Asahi Silver Bars are composed of .999 pure silver and arrive in brand new condition. Perfect for stacking, these bars have a sleek and elegant design that will add beautiful flair to any collection.
- Rated 0 out of 5as low as $2,967.15As Low As Just $1.79 Over Spot per Ounce! Silver bars continue to offer an efficient investment advantage. You can be certain that any product from the Royal Canadian Mint is a purchase you won’t regret. With an individualized serial number, bars are marked with their weight, purity and content, which is guaranteed by the Canadian Government.
- Rated 0 out of 5as low as $3,037.15Just $2.49 Over Spot per Ounce! All bars are hallmarked with their silver component, 100 oz of 99.9% fine silver. *Please note that the bar you receive is based on product availability. Mints may vary.
While gold may be the precious metal that first comes to mind when readers hear the term “precious metal,” it certainly isn’t the only way to invest in bullion. In fact, a growing number of bullion investors are turning toward silver in order to pad their collection of precious metal without spending too much money. Silver is quite a bit cheaper than gold. Spot prices for precious metals obviously change on the daily, but silver is generally less than 1/60th of the price of gold!
Like gold, silver has an impressive history. The rare metal has been used in countless currencies throughout the history of the world, and cultures have long understood the unique value associated with it. In the past few decades, an increased push by investors and bullion experts has inspired millions of people to increase their material investment in silver. A combination of the metal’s low spot price and consistent rise in value makes it an ideal way for people without a high amount of capital to get involved in the bullion market.
Hero Bullion offers a wide range of quality silver products. We’re happy to be able to bring you a variety of different silver bars, coins, and rounds, all of which are shipped with security and investment preservation as a top priority.
We know that it can be tough to figure out which bullion products are right for you. For this reason, we’re bringing you a full guide concerning everything you need to know about investing in all types of silver bullion products. Is silver better than gold? Which silver products are the most popular? Hero Bullion has the answers you’re looking for.
History of Silver Bullion
Some bullion distributors underestimate the importance of history in determining the value of a given asset. Part of the value in gold and silver comes from their extensive historical status as valuable assets and stores of capital. In other words, we’d have little faith that gold or silver can effectively hedge against inflation if these commodities hadn’t had such a long history of doing precisely that.
Silver is often considered a “metal of antiquity.” These seven ancient metals were initially found in prehistoric times. Understandably, this means that we don’t know exactly when, how, or by whom they were discovered. Post-discovery, however, historias have a pretty good idea of the longstanding historical tradition of using silver both as a display of wealth and as a currency. Some cultures even used silver for ornamental purposes, decorating their homes, ships, or armor with the soft metal.
Contrary to popular belief, silver was once considered much more valuable than gold. In Ancient Egypt, for example, silver was considered among the most precious of metals available. Egyptians may have even discovered a way to extract silver from gold using a metal-heating process. In the 4th millennium BC, people discovered a method of extracting silver from lead ores. The result was an explosion in the supply of silver; relics from this time period demonstrate that silver was frequently used to make plates and rudimentary artworks.
The value of silver as a store of value and a currency really began to take off with the rise of Phoenician culture. The Phoenicians frequently stored silver on their ships and even used the precious metal in their ship anchoring systems. Grecian and Roman civilizations offered some of the most stable currencies in the ancient world, and their currencies were directly tied to the value of silver. Silver coins in Rome and Greek are still considered valuable relics today, and they provide us with a unique insight into the history of this exceptional commodity.
In the United States, popular interest in silver was historically tied to the treasury’s production of government-backed silver coins. In particular, the Morgan Silver Dollar was a popular coin released during the booming period for silver bullion in the U.S. mint, the years 1794 to 1935. American silver mines surfaced in great numbers during this time period, with many miners during the American “Gold Rush” actually making their fortunes off of this lesser-known but nevertheless valuable precious metal.
Silver remains a popular investment today, both for its historical value and relative scarcity and for its practical applications. The latter justification for collecting silver is particularly important. Silver is actually used as a core component of the rods necessary to run water-based nuclear reactors. As this form of energy continues to become more popular, the demand for silver is expected to continue to rise.
While the U.S. government no longer mints the silver dollars that it once backed, mints all over the world create silver coins that are used for investment purposes. The American Silver Eagle and the Canadian Silver Maple Leaf series serve as particularly popular examples. Investors in the 21st century continue to use both the historical value of silver and the metal’s contemporary applications to justify storing wealth in this unique commodity.
Benefits of Buying Silver Bullion Coins and Bars
In some ways, the benefits of buying silver bullion are similar to the advantages of investing in gold. It's hard to deny the similarities between these two precious metals. The spot price of silver is often closely linked to the spot price of silver, at least where ups and downs are concerned. If gold increases in value, it’s likely that this profit will trickle down to silver as well. When we speak generally about the benefits of buying and investing in bullion, these upsides apply to silver as well as gold.
Still, there are a few reasons why silver is a wise investment in its own way. After all, famed financial genius and billionaire Warren Buffet made ripples within the bullion community when he bought an astonishing 129.7 million ounces of silver at once. With someone like Warren Buffet investing in silver, it’s hard to see how this store of value could be considered unwise.Here’s a basic list of some of the most common benefits associated with buying silver bullion:
- A hedge against inflation. This is an advantage shared by both gold and silver. A litany of world events directly influence the value of fiat currencies, while the price of silver remains relatively static. There isn’t much, short of a global catastrophe, that could tank the value of silver. If you’re looking to hedge against the possibility of inflation of traditional currencies, silver remains an unbeatable option.
- High room for growth. Many investors love the idea of investing in gold, but are unready to put in the thousands of dollars necessary to really capitalize on the world’s most recognizable precious metal. Silver, on the other hand, remains a relatively cheap way to invest in precious metals. Because of its low price, some economists speculate that it offers a higher ‘room for growth’ than gold or platinum. When gold experiences a price hike, silver generally follows. But a tremendous price hike in silver could generate extreme profits for even the smallest of retail investors.
- Higher volatility. Depending on your investment preferences and strategies, this can either be a big advantage or a disadvantage. Compared to gold, silver’s price is considered relatively highly volatile. This means that the value of silver can shift significantly in the span of a few weeks, months, or even a year. For the savvy investor who is capable of holding onto their silver investment, this could potentially mean large profits somewhere down the road. But the shakier investor who prefers consistent, guaranteed gains may prefer to stick with gold’s established return rates and low comparative volatility.
Types of Silver Bullion: Pros and Cons
Regardless of your investing strategies, preferences, or motivations, Hero Bullion is sure to offer a silver bullion product that’s perfect for you. Silver bullion investments with Hero Bullion fall into three main categories: coins, bars, and rounds. As you might anticipate, there are advantages and disadvantages to each of these three unique ways to invest in silver. We’ll walk you through some of the main pros and cons of each Hero Bullion silver product in this section.
Silver coins are a classic way to invest in silver. A silver coin is different from a round because it is backed by a sovereign government. This provides an additional layer of protection to your investment, as it means that the authenticity and face value of the coin is guaranteed by the government that minted it. Silver coins are also highly collectable; national mints regularly release yearly series that draw the interest of long-term silver collectors.
- Government-backed. While the face value of a silver coin is almost never identical to its market value in silver, the presence of a face value at all is a welcome sign to some investors. Unlike silver rounds, silver coins are supported and minted by a sovereign national government. Like we explained above, this is great for investors who want security and consistency in their investments, as the backing of an official government guarantees the purity of a coin and a set pool of potential buyers in the long-term.
- Brilliant designs. The long history of silver coins is filled with remarkable and memorable designs. The unique shine of silver bullion allows artists to depict intricate and beautiful scenes on both the obverse and the reverse of the medium. And these designs come at a much cheaper price than their golden counterparts, too!
- Higher premiums. Premiums for silver coins are some of the highest in the entire bullion industry. As these coins are minted by governments and may retain high collector’s value over time, mints and distributors generally charge quite a bit higher than spot price for silver coin sales. Of course, this downside is generally offset by the collectability of coins; keeping your silver coins in good condition can help to retain the value of your investment.
Popular Silver Coins:
- American Silver Eagle. American Silver Eagle Coins are exceedingly popular yearly releases. Initially minted in 1986, collectors eagerly anticipate the annual minting of the American Silver Eagle. The coin contains .999 fine silver, and it depicts Lady Liberty on its obverse and an American bald eagle on the reverse.
- Canadian Silver Maple. The Royal Canadian Mint has distributed this collectable coin for over 30 years, making it one of the oldest and most revered silver coins in the world. On its obverse, the coin shows off the regal portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, while the reverse side depicts the classic image of the Canadian sugar maple leaf. British Silver Britannia. The British Royal Mint’s distinguished history helps to lend additional value to this classic coin. Britannia’s image adorns the reverse, while the familiar portrait of Queen Elizabeth II is the focus of the obverse.
Silver BarsSilver bars are a fantastic way to purchase more silver without paying the exuberant premiums of coins. With silver bars, you can purchase a high quantity of silver bullion at a cost close to the spot-price of the precious metal. Gold bars from Hero Bullion also vary quite a bit in weight, allowing you to customize your order to fit your investment needs.
- Weight variety. We offer silver bars in a variety of different sizes and quantities. From .999 silver shot to massive 100 oz silver bars, we have something to pad the collection of any investor. This weight variety is great for collectors who want to diversify their portfolio. This is also an advantage for consumers who want to buy silver as a gift; you don’t need to spend thousands of dollars to get a quality silver bar gift with Hero Bullion.
- Little collectability. The main reason collectors purchase silver bars is to increase their silver stock while paying as little premium as possible. Some silver bars have intricate designs, while others are relatively plain and simple. But most collectors are far more interested in the value of silver coins and rounds. By comparison, silver bars are mostly valued for their silver content alone.
Popular Silver Bars:
- Aztec 10 Oz Silver Bar. It’s hard to find a design that better demonstrates the beauty and intricacy of silver art than the Aztec Calendar 10 Oz Silver Bar. Its face depicts a fully detailed inscription of the Aztec calendar, a popular symbol of Aztec culture and history. It features .9999 pure silver as well.
- 1 Oz Silver Bar (Any Mint, Any Condition). For collectors who are primarily interested in investing in pure silver alone, this is a fantastic option. These silver bars come from a surprise mint and condition, but always feature .9999 pure silver at an extremely low premium over spot price.
Silver rounds might initially appear very similar to silver coins. But the main difference between them is that silver rounds are unbacked by any government, while silver coins have the support of their minting nation. Silver rounds are often produced by private mints, meaning that their designs can be hit or miss. Hero Bullion is excited to bring you some of the most stunning silver rounds available from mints around the world.
- Wide design selection. Because any mint can produce and distribute silver rounds, this method of investing in silver allots collectors the widest variety of different designs available. Investors interested in uniquely designed silver pieces that still retain collectable value should consider silver rounds.
- Low premiums. Although this depends largely on the mint behind a given piece, many silver rounds are sold relatively close to the spot price of their silver. Mints which are able to cut down on minting and design costs can offer rounds at a price quite a lot lower than some government-backed coins of the same size.
- No government backing. Some silver rounds may contain less pure silver than their mints claim. There aren’t many ways to verify the silver content of a round before purchasing it, and it’s harder to buy the claims of private mints than government mints. Rounds also often aren’t approved for IRA precious metal self-holding for this exact reason.
Popular Silver Rounds:
- 1 Oz Silver Round (Any Mint, Any Condition). This is another great option for investors who like the appearance of silver rounds but want to minimize the premium they pay over spot price. Our “Any Mint, Any Condition” rounds allow collectors to buy more silver without paying exuberant premiums. Asahi 1 oz Silver Round. Our one ounce Silver Asahi Rounds offer a relatively simple design, featuring the Asahi Mint logo on the obverse and a repeating mint logo image on the reverse. Asahi’s reputation speaks for itself; the Tokyo-based mint has been operating for over 200 years and only recently expanded operations to North America. Its .999 pure silver is provided at a low premium, making the Asahi 1 Oz Silver Round an excellent choice for investors who want pure silver in a simplistic and straightforward design. 26
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We’re excited to bring you a wide selection of bullion products at the fairest prices possible. Our shipping process ensures that all purchases from our site arrive to your doorstep free of damage, blemishing, or scuffs. We realize how important the condition of coins is to our customers, so we strive to provide a comprehensive bullion service that makes investing in silver as easy and secure as possible.