2020 American Silver Eagle Coin BU


2020 American Silver Eagle Coin BU

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Buy 2020 Silver American Eagle Coins Online

2020 marks the 35th release of the American Silver Eagle Coin, which has been released annually since its inception in 1986. It is the most famous silver bullion coin in the world. Since its first release, the Silver Eagle’s mintage numbers have fluctuated between 4 million and 47 million, with 1996 having the most limited mintage and 2015 having the highest mintage. You will see high premiums on the Silver Eagles from 1994 through 1998 due to their very limited mintages compared to today’s standards. The 1986 version also has a high premium due to it being the first release. In recent years there has been an average of about 20 million eagles minted per year, which is comparable to the Silver Maple Leaf, which many people believe is a close second to the Silver Eagle when it comes to popularity.

Coin highlights:

  • The coin contains 1 Troy ounce of 999 pure silver in BU condition
  • Classic design with Lady Liberty on the obverse and heraldic Eagle on the reverse
  • The face value of $1 is guaranteed by the US Government
  • IRA approved

The Silver Eagles mintage

Silver Eagles are minted using 1 troy ounce of 999 pure silver and the coins will be in Brilliant Uncirculated condition. The Silver coin only comes in a weight of 1 ounce, while its gold counterpart comes in 1 ounce, ½ ounce, ¼ ounce, and 1/10 oz weights. The United States Mint acquires the silver blanks they use from the Sunshine Mint, a highly respected private mint located in Idaho. Each blank is inspected by hand by a US Mint employee before use for the American Eagles and the mint also randomly selects blanks to be sent to their lab for tests to ensure the blanks are the correct size, weight, density, and purity. Additionally, each coin is also inspected by hand before being placed into their tubes and then into the eagle monster boxes for shipment from the mint facility. The count of 20 per tube is also verified before the box is sealed with the mint straps.

The 2020 Silver Eagle Design


The obverse of the 2020 American Silver Eagle features the iconic image of Lady Liberty in her flowing robes striding towards a sun that is breaching the mountainous horizon. She is holding an olive branch in her left hand and outstretching her right arm in front of her. She is also draped with an American flag that is blowing in the wind. The US motto that is minted on all US coins, “IN GOD WE TRUST” is minted to the right of her, with the word “LIBERTY” minted with spaced out letters along the top of the coin. The coin’s year of “2020” will be minted at the very bottom. The obverse design is based off of Adolph Weinman’s design for the Walking Liberty Half Dollar, which was a 90 percent silver half dollar minted from 1916-1947.


The reverse of the 2020 American Silver Eagle features the iconic Heraldic Eagle design which is a bald eagle with a shield in front of it bearing  stripes. The eagle holds a banner in its beak featuring the words “E PLURIBUS UNUM”, and the eagle grasps a branch in one claw and arrows in the other. There are 13 stars above the eagle’s head, and above that are the words “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA”. Minted below the eagle are the words “1 OZ. FINE SILVER~ONE DOLLAR”. The US Mint has discussed the idea of changing the design of both the Silver and the Gold Eagles reverse multiple times in the past decade, with the most recent occurrence being in May of 2019. The United States Mint has changed the design of the Platinum Eagles for the proof version, but have kept the bullion version’s design the same since it started in 1997.

American Silver Eagle Series

The American Silver Eagle Coins series started back in 1986 when the United States Mint minted the very first one ounce coin. Ever since then, the Silver Eagle series has been one of the most popular, if not the most popular silver coins series in the entire world. In fact, each year at SD Bullion, the current year silver eagle receives the highest level of demands and sales volume from our silver investing customers. Over the years, the mintage numbers of each year have been impacted by certain elements of that specific minting year. However, today the US Mint mints millions of ounces of these coins every year to satisfy demand for this popular series.

While the bullion Silver Eagles are the most popular silver US Mint items that SD Bullion has available, there are other US Mint items that are available for purchase as well. Check them out:

Why Order 2020 American Eagle Silver Dollar?

The 2020 Silver Eagle Dollar is the most popular silver coin in the world year in and year out. When you buy silver eagles, you are buying the most "liquid" silver investment in the world. This means that it's very easy to move in and out of the market. It's very easy to buy and sell these coins. Also, when you purchase 2020 Silver Eagles, you'll be glad to know that they carry a higher premium when you go to sell your silver later down the road. This is due to the popularity and liquidity of this United States mint silver coin series. So even though you may be paying more on the front end to acquire 2020 Silver Eagle coins, you'll also be getting a higher quote at sell time when compared to various silver bars and silver rounds.

2020 Silver Eagles for Sale

Purchase the newest release of the most popular silver coin in the world at the lowest premium over the silver spot online from SD Bullion! You can place your order through the website or feel free to call in to one of our experienced bullion traders at 1-800-294-8732 and they can assist you with your purchase!

More Information
Metal TypeSilver
IRA ApprovedYes
Mint Capsule IncludedNo
Metal Content1 Troy Oz
Diameter40.6 mm
Mint/ ManufacturerUS Mint
Country of ManufactureUnited States
Tube/Sheet Quantity20
Mint Box Quantity500
GradeBrilliant Unc
Grade ServiceN/A
Release TypeN/A
Edge DesignReeded
Certificate of AuthenticityNo
International Shipping EligibleYes

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