The American Eagle Silver Proof Coins are collector versions of the U.S. bullion coins and are only available in a 1 oz. denomination. This coin contains 99.9% silver and is depicted with a $1 face value. American Eagle Silver proof coin undergoes a specialized minting process by which, glossy coin blanks into presses fitted with special dies. The coin is struck several times so the softly glazed, yet detailed images seem to hover over a mirrored field. After an intense inspection by gloved inspectors, each American Eagle Silver coin is encapsulated and placed in a stunning satin-lined velvet case for display along with an official Certificate of Authenticity. The obverse side of the American Eagle Silver Proof was designed by Adolph A. Weinman’s features a figure of Lady Liberty in full stride, shrouded in the U.S. flag, with her right hand extended and branches of laurel and oak in her left. The flip side was designed by U.S. mint sculptor/engraver John Mercanti, it is beautifully adorned with the heraldic eagle and shield, with an olive branch in the right talon and arrows in the left.