Many people who buy silver coins do so because they are considered a safe haven for capital and a highly lucrative investment.
There has never been a better time to buy the world's top silver coins; the price of silver has risen substantially over the past decade and looks set to rocket over the next few years.
We've compiled a short guide to our top picks to help you select the investment coins in silver that best suit you.
Produced by the prestigious Royal Mint, the UK's most popular silver bullion coin features Britannia, a potent symbol of the British Isles, and Queen Elizabeth II. Highlights include:
Full troy ounce of silver with a purity of .999
Exempt from Capital Gains Tax (CGT) in the UK
As well as being among the most recognisable coins for collectors, the Royal Canadian Mint's Silver Maple leaf is also the world's purest government-issue silver coin. You'll enjoy:
1 oz of fine silver with a purity of .9999 (most other coins of this calibre have a purity of .999)
Unique laser-etched security feature
The same great features as the Royal Canadian Mint's renowned Silver Maple Leaf on a larger scale
Be one of the first to obtain a 30g Silver Panda. With the exception of the 2002 coin, the panda design has been changed each year. Highlights include:
Imperial weight of 1oz is replaced by metric 30g for the first time in 2016
Changing design adds to the coins allure and collectability
Free from VAT
The Australian Silver Kangaroo is issued by the Perth Mint and is noted for its purity. A great addition to any collection.
1 troy ounce of .9999 pure fine silver
Highly popular iconic kangaroo image
Free from VAT at silver-to-go-com
Issued by the Perth Mint as part of the Australian Bullion Coin Programme, this magnificent coin is a striking and lucrative silver investment.
1 kilo (1000 g) of .999 purity silver
Koala is a symbol of Australia
Supplied unopened as packaged by the mint
CoinInvest.com is a prime distributor for all the major mints and we buy in bulk so that we can pass the savings on to our customers. Most of our silver coins are sold VAT free and all are delivered quickly and securely.