Almost all mints of the world release a Silver bullion coin every year. We are so tuned to the American Silver Eagle that it becomes easy to overlook the other beautiful Silver coins for sale aroundthe world. Collectors literally queue up to get these Silver coins that have become the pride of the respective mints. Some of the most interesting Silver coins come from the mint close to us i.e.the Royal Canadian mint while others come from the Royal Mint in England, the Chinese, the Australian Perth, the Austrian and the Munich Mints.

2016 Canadian Silver Maple Leaf

The Maple leaf is synonymous with Canada. From the 18th century, the Maple leaf was held as the official symbol of Canada and became a national symbol in 1967 with the Maple leaf flag. Understandably, the Royal Canadian mint releases Silver coins for sale every year with the Maple leaf design. These coins act as legal tender with a face value of 5 CAD and contain 99.99% Silver making them one of the finest Silver coins minted in the world.

The 2016 Canadian Silver Maple leaf obverse has the profile of Elizabeth II designed by Susanna Blunt and the reverse shows the Maple Leaf. Italso has a maple leaf privy mark with a micro 16, visible only under magnification.

2016 Lunar Year of the Monkey and Britannia Silver

After the Chinese year of the horse and sheep, it is the turn of the monkey this year. In a classical east meets west philosophy, the Royal Mint released the Lunar Year of the Monkey Silver coins for sale to markthe New Year. Designed by the British-Chinese artist Wuon-Gean Ho for the Royal Mints Sh?ngxio (or Chinese zodiac) Collection, it shows a Rhesus macaque monkey leaping into the void, surrounded by foliage. It is Brilliant Uncirculated with 99.9% fine Silver and has a face value of 2.

The other notable Silver coin from the Royal Mint is the Britannia Silver coin released annually made of 99.9% fine Silver anda face value of 2. The reverse depicts the helmeted figure of Britannia with a trident in one hand and a shield in the other. The goddess Britannia was depicted in ancient Roman coins to represent the island of Great Britain. After that, Britannia was featured in the British farthing in 1627 and reappeared in modern Royal mint coins from 1997.

2016 Chinese Silver Panda

Every year starting from 1983 (except for 1986), the Chinese mints in Shenzhen, Shanghai or Shenyang have released a new design of Silver Pandas. While the mythical dragon always takes a special place as the symbol of China, the Giant Panda is a very close second. They are native to South Central China and feed on bamboos mostly. Thats the reason bamboo shoots are almost always seen in the background of the Silver Panda coin designs.

The 2016 Silver Panda coin design has the adorable Panda hugging a tree branch with the ubiquitous bamboo shoots behind it. It has a legal tender value of $10 Yuan.

2016 Australian Silver Kangaroo

The Australian Silver Kangaroo is a one troy ounce Silver Bullion coin that is released every year by the Perth Mint. The 2016 Silver Kangaroo has a high relief design of the red kangaroo struck on an extra thick blank with a background of sun rays. It is made of 99.99% pure Silver. A micro-engraved "A" under the first letter of the word Australia can be seen if you magnify the coin. [1]

2016 Austrian Wiener Philharmonic

The Austrian or the Vienna Philharmonic is one of the most famous European Bullion coins. Released by the Austrian Mint from the year 2008 till the present year, the coin has the same design every year with the only change being the year of issue. The coin is also released in Gold and Platinum versions with the same design ever year.

The Silver Philharmonic is one of the top selling bullion coins and ranks third in the world. The obverse of the coin shows the pipe organ in the Vienna Musikverein's Golden Hall. The reverse shows instruments of the Vienna Philharmonic, including Vienna horn, bassoon, harp, and four violins centered on a cello. The chief engraver of the Austrian Mint, Thomas Pesendorfer, designed both the obverse and the reverse. [2]

2016 African Wildlife Silver

The Somalian Silver African Wildlife coin is a bit of an anomaly as it isn't produced in Somalia, but in Munich! The coins however are high quality 99.9% Silver coins with detailed artwork depicting the African Elephant. They have been in production from 1999 and the reverse design changes every year. These coins have an obverse of a horizontally striped shield with a single star, held by two leopards. Below the emblem, two crossed spears with a ribbon wrapped around them, as well as two crossed palm fronds appear. The words 'SOMALI REPUBLIC' and the face value of 100 Shillings also appear in the obverse.

The 2016 coin has a reverse design of a charging African elephant trumpeting at full throttle with the African wild in the background.