2007 American Silver Eagle Coins

The 2007 American Silver Eagle Coins saw small mintage declines for the two most popular versions of the coin, the proof and bullion, while the uncirculated strike showed a slight annual increase.

2007 American Silver Eagle Coins
Mintage: 9,028,036 Bullion, 821,759 Proof, 621,333 Uncirculated
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Aiding the precious metals coins, the silver market continued its rise that started back in 2002. In fact, its most recent bottom occurred in 2001 with an annual average of only $4.37 per ounce. Since then, silver continued to climb and jumped to $13.38 an ounce for the year 2007, an increase of $1.83 from the previous year.

The new Uncirculated Silver Eagle (which debuted just the previous year) was also part of a special "Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set" from the US Mint which also included special satin finish versions of the 2007 Denver minted Sacagawea Dollar and the four Philadelphia minted 2007 Presidential Dollars.

2007 Silver Eagle Mintage

Bullion Silver Eagle Mintage

Bullion Eagle mintage dropped for the year and came in at 9,028,036. This was a decline of 1,648,486 coins, or down 15.4%.

The chart below shows the total number sold of Silver Eagle Bullion Coins from the US Mint for each month. (Numbers may include coins minted in other years.):

Bullion Silver Eagles Sold in 2007

January 1,070,000   July 405,000
February 500,000   August 1,165,000
March 762,000   September 765,000
April 280,000   October 550,000
May 395,000   November 1,200,500
June 470,000   December 2,324,500

Proof Silver Eagle Mintage

Proof Eagle Mintage dropped significantly for the year attaining only 821,759 2007-dated strikes sold. This was a decline of 270,718 strikes from the previous year, or -24.8%.

Uncirculated Silver Eagle Mintage

Uncirculated Silver Eagles showed a nice increase from the previous year. In total, 154, 760 more strikes were sold during the year coming in at 621,333 for the year.

Issue Information

The 2007 Silver Eagles were the twenty-second editions of the program which debuted back in 1986.

Release Date

Proof Silver Eagles were released by the US Mint on March 27, 2007. The uncirculated Eagles became available on June 13, 2007. The bullion Eagles were available a majority of the year from the Mint’s network of authorized purchasers.

Issue Price

The Mint raised the price of the Proof Eagles to $29.95, an increase of $2 from the previous year. The Uncirculated Eagles sold for $21.95, also an increase of $2. Bullion Eagles were sold for a small premium above the current spot price of the silver contained within them by the Mint’s network of authorized purchasers.

U.S. Mint Production Facility

All of the Silver Eagle coins were struck at the US Mint’s facility in West Point. However, only the proof and bullion Eagle contain the ‘W’ mintmark.

Designer & Sculptor

"Walking Liberty," as designed by Adolph A. Weinman is featured on the obverse (heads side) of the Silver Eagle. It was originally featured on the 1916-1947 half dollar. A heraldic eagle designed by John Mercanti is found on the reverse (tails side) of the Silver Eagle.

Coin Specifications

Face Value: $1
Finish: Bullion, Proof
Composition: 99.93% Ag, 00.07% Cu
Standard Weight: 31.103 g
Standard Diameter: 40.60 mm
Edge: Reeded

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