The price rise of silver has surpassed that of gold in the last decade and this is expected to continue in the same trend in the near future too. Looking at the steep bullish trend in the prices of gold and silver, making a decision to invest in silver is pretty easy. The annual sales of bullion silver eagle reached an all-time high in 2008 showing clearly that investors want to pile up precious metals owing to the volatile trend in stock markets worldwide. Now, in February 2011, the silver eagle has again created records for yet another all-time high sales of 6,422,000. This has also come surprisingly at a time when silver prices all over the world have gone down by 9 percent.
Hence, to wrap it all up, investing in the American silver eagle coins is bound to be a sure-shot investment for any kind of investor.