The most popular coins are the 1 ounce varieties that usually hold a $50 face value, but their actual value is based on the weight of the gold that they consist of. Gold coins are minted in many different countries worldwide. The top brands are: American Eagle, Canadian Maple Leaf, South African Krugerrand, Chinese Panda, Sovereign, Australian Kangaroos.

Silver Dollar Coin

Silver dollar is a dollar coin made of silver or any white metal. Silver dollar stands for any large white metal coin produced by the U.S. Mint with a face value of one dollar.  The first silver dollar coin issue were minted beginning in 1794. In modern times, dollar coins have not been very popular in the United States. Despite efforts by the government to promote their use, most Americans currently use the one dollar bill rather than dollar coins.

Junk Silver Coins

Junk silver is an informal term used in the United States and Canada for any silver coin which is in only fair condition and has no collectible value above the bullion value of the silver it contains. Such coins are popular amongst those seeking to invest in silver, particularly in small amounts. The word "junk" refers only to the value of the coins as a numismatic collectible and not to the actual condition of the coins; junk silver is not necessarily scrap silver.

Canadian Maple Leaf Silver Coins

The Canadian Silver Maple Leaf is a series of silver bullion coins issued by Canada. It has a static design every year and mostly comes in 1 troy oz of silver. Variation for this coin includes proof (1989 only), privy marks, coloured maple leaf (has a different design than regular maple leaf) and holographic enhancement (5 Coin Set – 1 oz, ½ oz, ¼ oz, 1/10 oz, 1/20 oz). A single-issue 10 oz version was produced in 1998 to mark the 10th anniversary of the coin series. The face value of the 1 oz coin is 5 Canadian Dollars, the highest among other silver bullions.

British Britannia Silver Coin

Introduced by Great Britain in 1997, the Britannia is struck from 95.8% silver and is the world's heaviest silver bullion coin. Mintage is just 100,000 per year. In 1997 the Royal Mint started production of silver bullion coins also under the name “Britannia”. The alloy used is Britannia silver with millesimal fineness 958 (95.8 %). The silver coins are available in 1 ounce, 1/2 ounce, 1/4 ounce, and 1/10 ounce.

Austrian Philharmonic Silver Coins

As of 3 July 2008, eighty variations of Austrian commemorative coins have been minted: eleven in 2002, twelve in 2003, fourteen in 2004, thirteen in 2005, thirteen in 2006, nine in 2007 and eleven so far in 2008. These special high-value commemorative coins are not to be confused with €2 commemorative coins, which are coins designated for circulation and have legal-tender status in all countries of the Eurozone.

Vienna Philharmonic Coin

American Silver Eagles

The American Silver Eagle is the official silver bullion coin of the United States. It was first released by the United States Mint on November 24, 1986. It is struck only in the 1 troy oz denomination which has a nominal face value of one dollar and is guaranteed to contain one troy ounce of 99.9% pure silver. It is authorized by the United States Congress and its weight and content is certified by the United States Mint. The American Silver Eagle bullion coin may be used to fund Individual Retirement Account investments.

50 State Silver Quarters

The 50 State Quarters program (Pub.L. 105-124, 111 Stat. 2534, enacted December 1, 1997) is the release of a series of commemorative coins by the United States Mint. Between 1999 and 2008, it featured each of the 50 individual U.S. states on unique designs for the reverse of the quarter.

The state quarter program