The 2006 silver eagles have value as both numismatic coins and as silver bullion. Keep reading to learn more about these coins.
Type: American Silver Eagle
Face Value: $1.00
Composition: 99.9% silver
Total Weight: 1 troy oz.
Current Silver Bullion Value: $14.97
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the American silver eagle series, the US minted several different silver eagles for the year 2006. The US minted the 2006 silver eagle with no mint mark, the 2006 W burnished silver eagle, the 2006 W proof silver eagle, and the 2006 P reverse proof silver eagle. The mint mark, when present, can be found on the reverse side of the coin.
Proof coins are essentially coins that have more detail. They are minted on special planchets and it takes longer to produce them. Each proof coin originally comes in a US Mint issued velvet box and a certificate of authorization (COA).
The burnished silver eagle debuted this year and these coins have a unique look to them. Burnished coins have a matte-like finish and they appear less shiny.
The reverse proof silver eagle is a special edition coin that has a brilliant mirror-like appearance. The 2006 reverse proof silver eagle has the second lowest mintage in all of the proof silver eagle series. You could only buy these coins as part of a three-piece set that also included a standard proof silver eagle and a burnished silver eagle.
|2006 W, Burnished||West Point||468,020|
|2006 W Proof||West Point||1,092,477|
|2006 P Reverse Proof||Philadelphia||248,875|
This coin, regardless of condition, is worth at least its weight in silver. The current spot price of silver is $14.97 per ounce as of April 09, 2020. Therefore $14.97 is the current melt value of this coin.
The 2006 silver eagle with no mint mark is worth around $25 in uncirculated condition.
The 2006 W silver eagle with the burnished finish is worth around $75 in uncirculated condition.
The 2006 W proof silver eagle is worth around $65 in proof condition.
Lastly the 2006 P reverse proof silver eagle is the most rare and valuable series. This coin is worth around $160 in proof condition.
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