The 2021 silver eagles have value as both numismatic coins and as silver bullion. Keep reading to learn more about these coins.

2021 Silver Eagle

Specifications

Type: American Silver Eagle
Year: 2021
Face Value: $1.00
Composition: 99.9% silver
Total Weight: 1 troy oz.
Current Silver Bullion Value: $22.77

The reverse side of the silver eagle was redesigned in 2021. So for this year there are two types of silver eagles- type 1 and type 2. The type 1 coins feature the heraldic reverse, and the type 2 coins feature the flying eagle reverse. See the images below for reference.

Silver Eagle Type 1 Reverse
The type 1 reverse
Silver Eagle Type 2 Reverse
The type 2 reverse

The US minted different series of the type 1 coins. The US minted the 2021 type 1 silver eagle with no mint mark and also the 2021 W proof type 1 silver eagle, and 2021 W reverse proof type 1 silver eagle. The mint mark, when present, can be found on the reverse side of the coin.

The US also minted different series of the type 2 coins. The US minted the 2021 type 2 silver eagle with no mint mark and also the 2021 W burnished type 2 silver eagle, 2021 W proof type 2 silver eagle, 2021 S proof type 2 silver eagle, and 2021 S reverse proof type 2 silver eagle. The mint mark, when present, can be found on the reverse side of the coin.

The burnished silver eagles have a unique look to them. Burnished coins have a matte-like finish and they appear less shiny.

The reverse proof silver eagles have a brilliant mirror-like appearance.

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).

Value

This coin, regardless of condition, is worth at least its weight in silver. The current spot price of silver is $22.77 per ounce as of December 02, 2022. Therefore $22.77 is the current melt value of this coin.

Type 1 Coins

The 2021 type 1 silver eagle with no mint mark is worth around $85 in uncirculated condition.

The 2021 W proof type 1 silver eagle is worth around $150 in proof condition.

The 2021 W reverse proof type 1 silver eagle is worth around $130 in proof condition.

Type 2 Coins

The 2021 type 2 silver eagle with no mint mark is worth around $40 in uncirculated condition.

The 2021 W burnished type 2 silver eagle is worth around $75 in uncirculated condition.

The 2021 W proof type 2 silver eagle is worth around $130 in proof condition.

The 2021 S proof type 2 silver eagle is worth around $145 in proof condition.

The 2021 S reverse proof type 2 silver eagle is worth around $200 in proof condition.

 

Sources:

The Red Book


See also:

2020 Silver Eagle
2019 Silver Eagle