World Silver Dollars
All About the World's Most Collectible Silver Coins
Modern Silver Dollars
Since 1986, the U.S. Mint has issued American Eagle Silver Dollars as
the only official United States silver bullion coins designed for those
investing in silver. Other major countries also issue modern era silver
coins that technically are not silver dollars, that's because
their denominations do not exactly equal a U.S. dollar in face
value. Most of us think of them as silver dollars anyway.
Guaranteed Silver Content of One Troy Ounce
What world silver dollars have in common is their intrinsic silver content of one
troy ounce of pure silver. Some are minted of 90% fine silver
while others are struck in 99.99% fine silver. Yet both contain, by law,
exactly the same total amount of pure silver. Countries like the U.S.
make a slightly larger coin that also has a 10% copper alloy for
Some of our favorites include:
• Canadian Silver Maple Leafs
• China Silver Pandas with annual design changes
• Austrian Philharmonics
• Australian Kookaburras with annual design changes
• Australian Koalas with annual design changes
• Canadian Wildlife Series
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