WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW....
About American Eagles
- At Best Collectible Coins, you will find a large inventory of 1986 American Eagles. This key year marked the release of the inaugural edition of the of this most popular coin ever minted by the US Mint.
- The 1986 American Silver Eagle created an overwhelming demand for these coveted coins. They sold out within weeks making these rare beauties difficult to find.
- You will also find other key years of the American Eagles with a special emphasis on the 2020 and 2021 American Eagles.
- Most are graded at a 70 out of 70 on the Sheldon Scale. We are proud to sell a large collection of Special Labels and Hand-Signed Eagles. These coins, signed by some of the most prestigious signatories in US Mint history, are the rarest and most valuable collectible coins.
Why Collect/Invest in American Silver Eagles?
- Each coin is a work of art in its grace and beauty.
- The American Silver Eagle bullion coins may be used to fund Individual Retirement Account investments.
- These silver dollars are a great investment as collectors flock to this rare coin.
- No collection is complete without the 1986, 2020 and 2021 American Silver Eagles.
History of the American Eagle
- Rich in history, the creation of the Eagles was perhaps the most important development in the coin world.
- As the official silver bullion coin of the United States, the American Eagle was released by the US Mint on November 24, 1986. In 1985, James Baker, Secretary of the Treasury during the Reagan administration. He signed the “Liberty Coin Act”.
- Since its first release, the iconic design of these beautiful gems is known as the most beloved and most sought-after US Coin ever minted.
- The Eagles have been minted in all three mints, Philadelphia, San Francisco and West Point.
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC)
NGC has certified over 47 million coins. They offer NGC certification which consists of authentication, grading, attribution, and encapsulation in plastic holders. As a member of the Certified Collectibles Group, NGC is the official grading service for American Numismatic Association since 1995.Each year, the NGC Census reports information about the coin issues. The NGC certification by grade helps to determine the value of each coin.
The certification grading is based on the 70 Point Sheldon coin grading scale. Strike designations include Prooflike, Deep Prooflike, Cameo and Ultra Cameo for coins. Unique and hand-signed labels garner a higher price because of their rare status.
Photos are representative of the quality and beauty of the coin you will receive.