is a precious metal disk usually issued by a private entity and not intended to circulate as money, and which is stamped or struck with images or devices
, and sold to collectors and investors as a collectible. Rounds look very similar to actual coins, and it is common to see the term coin
used incorrectly where round
is really the proper term.
What is a Coin
Two of the more well-known manufacturers of silver rounds
are the Franklin Mint and Silver Towne.