1996 American Silver Eagle NGC MS70 Mercanti Signed Label

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Why add the 1996 American Silver Eagle NGC MS70 Mercanti Signed Label to your collection?

This 1996 American Silver Eagle Coin earned the solid grade of Mint State 70 (MS70) from trusted third party grading firm Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC).

  • One big draw here is the iconic John Mercanti Hand Signed Label.
  • The 1996 Silver Eagle Bullion issue has one of the lowest mintages of the series at 3,603,386 coins.
  • Each coin contains 1 oz. of .999 fine silver.
  • The American Silver Eagle was first minted in 1986 by the U.S. Mint.
  • The American Silver Eagle is recognized by numismatic collectors and bullion stackers for its quality and government backing.
  • These coins are composed of 1 troy ounce of .999 fine silver.

Original Magnificent Designs

Obverse: This design by Adolph Weinman is among the most beloved and recognized in American coinage designs. It features the Goddess Liberty walking toward a sunrise with her right arm outstretched, representing the spreading of Liberty, hope and a brighter future for all. She is surrounded by the Stars and Stripes as she clutches branches of laurel and oak in her left hand.

Reverse: John Mercanti 12th Chief Engraver of the U.S. Mint created the reverse design featuring an iconic rendering of the American Eagle and shield design. The Eagle clutches arrows and an olive branch in its claws while appearing beneath 13 five-pointed stars, representing the original colonies.

MS70 Mercanti Autograph and Low Mintage / Low Population

Mint State 70 coins are the finest condition coins that exist. According to NGC’s census as of 06/10/2021, of the low 3,603,386 mintage, JUST 69 qualified for the Mint State 70 grade and were paired with the Mercanti Flag label!

Buy your limited availability NGC graded MS70 1996 American Silver Eagle featuring the coveted John Mercanti Hand Signed Label today from ModenCoinMart!

Additional information

Brand/Mint

The United States Mint

Certification

NGC

Composition

Silver

Country of Manufacture

United States

Diameter

40.6mm

Edge Design

Reeded

Grade

MS70

Metal Type

Silver

Mint Mark

West Point

Obverse Design

Walking Liberty

Obverse Designer

Adolph A. Weinman

Reverse Design

Heraldic Eagle

Reverse Designer

John M. Mercanti

Shape

Round

Strike Type

Business

Thickness

2.98mm

Year

1996

COA

No

Coin

American Eagle

Face Value

$1

Fineness

.999

Issuing Country

The United States

Metal Content

1 oz

Metal Percentage

99.9

Precious Metal Form

Coin

Denomination

$1