Thursday , 18 July 2024

New Series of Canadian & American Silver Coins Coming to Market (+6K Views)

“America the Beautiful” and “Canadian Wildlife” Silver Bullion Coin Series

The United States Mint has taken the demand for more mass production silver bullion coins seriously of late expanding their offering to a planned total of 57 new coins by 2021 with the introduction of their America the Beautiful Bullion Coin Series . Canada’s Royal Canadian Mint has followed suit expanding its offering of mass production silver bullion coins to 8 by 2013 with the launch of their Canadian Wildlife Silver Bullion Coin Series Program. Below are the details. Words: 958

So says Lorimer Wilson editor of  (It’s all about Money!). Please note that this paragraph must be included in any article reposting with a link to the article* source below to avoid copyright infringement. Wilson goes on to say:

United States of America

1 ozt. American $1 Eagle Silver Bullion Coin

The American Eagle Silver coin is the official silver bullion coin of the United States as authorized by Congress through the Liberty Coin Act which became public law on July 9, 1985. The United States Mint first released the coin on November 24, 1986.  From 1986-1992 proof Eagles where minted at the San Francisco Mint and have the S mint mark, from 1993 through 2000 proof Eagles where minted at the Philadelphia Mint and have the P mint mark, Since 2001 proof Eagle have been minted at the West Point Mint and display the W mint mark.

5 ozt. America the Beautiful Bullion Quarter Dollar Coin Series

The America’s Beautiful National Parks Quarter Dollar Coin Act of 2008 — Public Law 110-456 — authorizes the production of 5 five-ounce, investment grade silver bullion coins every year through 2021  (56 in total) replicating  each of the designs featured on the US Mint’s America the Beautiful Quarters (see designs below). These designs, as such, will feature reverse designs depicting national parks and other national sites in each state plus other national sites and territories in the District of Columbia and the five U.S. territories of Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands and Northern Mariana Islands and the edge of the coin will be incused with lettering stating the bullion coins’ Fineness “.999 FINE SILVER” and Weight “5.0 OUNCE.”

The first 10 of the 56 designs are as follows:

Schedule of Issuance

The America the Beautiful Silver bullion coins will be issued in the order in which the honored site was first established as a national site as follows:


  1. PR El Yunque National Forest Site
  2. NM Chaco Culture National Historical Park
  3. ME Acadia National Park
  4. HI Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park
  5. AK Denali National Park


  1. NH White Mountain National Forest
  2. OH Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial Site
  3. NV Great Basin National Park
  4. MD Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine
  5. SD Mount Rushmore National Memorial


  1. TN Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  2. VA Shenandoah National Park
  3. UT Arches National Park
  4. CO Great Sand Dunes National Park
  5. FL Everglades National Park


  1. NE Homestead National Monument of America
  2. LA Kisatchie National Forest Site
  3. NC Blue Ridge Parkway Site
  4. DE Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge Site
  5. NY Saratoga National Historical Park


  1. IL Shawnee National Forest
  2. KY Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
  3. WV Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
  4. ND Theodore Roosevelt National Park
  5. SC Fort Moultrie (Fort Sumter National Monument)


  1. IA Effigy Mounds National Monument
  2. DC Frederick Douglass National Historic Site
  3. MO Ozark National Scenic Riverways
  4. NJ Ellis Island National Monument (Statue of Liberty)
  5. IN George Rogers Clark National Historical Park


  1. MI Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
  2. WI Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
  3. MN Voyageurs National Park
  4. GA Cumberland Island National Seashore
  5. RI Block Island National Wildlife Refuge


  1. MA Lowell National Historical Park
  2. MP American Memorial Park
  3. GU War in the Pacific National Historical Park
  4. TX San Antonio Missions National Historical Park
  5. ID Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness


  1. AS National Park of American Samoa
  2. CT Weir Farm National Historic Site
  3. VI Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve
  4. VT Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park
  5. KS Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve


    1. AL Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site


1 ozt. Silver Maple Leaf Bullion $5 Coin

The Canadian Silver Maple Leaf bullion coin has been minted by the Royal Canadian Mint annually since 1988. The coin has the highest face value $5 and purity .9999 of all official government silver bullion coins. There are three different versions of Queen Elizabeth on the observe of the Silver Maple Leaf. The design on the left, below, was from 1988-1989, the design in the middle was from 1990-2 and the 2004-present design is to the right.


1/2 oz. Silver Timber Wolf Bullion $1 Coin

In 2006 the mint issued a half ounce Silver Timber Wolf  which was an outstanding success.


Canadian Wildlife Bullion Coin Series Program

Given the outstanding popularity of the Silver Timber Wolf coin the Royal Canadian Mint has introduced a 6-coin series known as the Canadian Wildlife Silver Bullion Coin Series Program in which a  new coin will be released every 6 months.

1 ozt. Silver Timber Wolf Bullion $5 Coin

The first coin released in the series (September 2010) was the 2011 Canadian Silver Timber Wolf  Bullion coin created with the same .9999 fine silver as the Canadian Silver Maple Leaf bullion coin and the same  image as that used on the half ounce Silver Timber Wolf coin.


1 ozt. Silver Grizzly Bullion $5 Coin

The 2011 Canadian Silver Grizzly Bullion coin was the second coin released (January 2011) in the Canadian Wildlife Silver Bullion Coin Series.


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