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The American Silver Eagles are the official silver bullion coins put out by the US Mint. They were first released in 1986. Now there is a coin set of the American Silver Eagles to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the American Eagle Coin Program. This 2006 three-coin set contains an American Eagle Silver Proof Coin, an American Eagle Silver Uncirculated Coin, and an American Eagle Silver Reverse Proof Coin. It is the first time that the US Mint is offering the reverse proof coin.