2020-(S) 1 oz American Silver Eagle Struck at San Francisco Mint Emergency Production NGC MS69 FDI Exclusive Eagle Label

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Why purchase this San Francisco Mint 2020-(S) American 1 oz Silver Eagle?

In 2020, the United States Mint authorized a production run of bullion American Silver Eagles at the San Francisco branch to help mitigate both increased customer demand for bullion coins and production delays that arose from the covid-19 pandemic. While this issue does not bear a mint mark, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) certified that this piece comes from the San Francisco Mint and that it qualifies for their Emergency Production pedigree.

  • This piece is $1 U.S legal tender.
  • This piece was struck from 1 oz of .999 fine silver.
  • The coin was struck at the San Francisco Mint, but does not bear a physical mint mark.
  • Adolph Weinman and John Mercanti created its designs.
  • Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this coin MS69.
  • NGC certified this piece First Day of Issue and gave it their Emergency Production pedigree.
  • Grading information comes on an exclusive Eagle label.

Featuring Exquisite Designs by John Mercanti and Adolph Weinman

Obverse: The obverse features one of the most iconic images in America’s numismatic history, Adolph Weinman’s Walking Liberty. Carrying branches in her left arm, an American flag-draped Liberty strides toward the left as the sun emerges from behind the horizon. Her name, “LIBERTY,” is inscribed at the top of this face, while the date, “2020,” and the national motto, “IN GOD WE TRUST,” also appear on this face. Adolph Weinman contributed two of the most important pieces to America’s numismatic renaissance of the early 20th century, the Walking Liberty half dollar and the Mercury dime. His work also included a number of sculptures, many of which are displayed in cities across the United States.

Reverse: The reverse features an adaptation of the Great Seal of the United States by John Mercanti. Thirteen stars represent the original states at the top, while an eagle protects a union shield below. “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “1 OZ. FINE SILVER,” and “ONE DOLLAR” are inscribed along the rim. John Mercanti was the twelfth U.S. Mint Chief Engraver. His stint in the post took up only part of his 37 years with the institution. Over that extended period, he designed more coins and medals than anyone else in its history.

Virtually Flawless MS69 FDI with Exclusive Eagle Label

Grading information for this coin is provided on an exclusive Eagle label. That information includes Numismatic Guaranty Corporation’s (NGC’s) second highest grade, Mint State 69, and First Day of Issue certification. MS69 means that a coin appears perfect to the naked eye, while the FDI designation is reserved exclusively for coins that appear perfect as seen under 5x magnification. The certification label also bears NGC’s Emergency Production pedigree.

Add this 2020-(S) San Francisco Mint Emergency Production American 1 oz Silver Eagle to your collection today.

Additional information

Brand/Mint

U.S. Mint

Certification

NGC

Composition

Silver

Core

White

Country of Manufacture

United States

Diameter

40.6mm

Edge Design

Reeded

Grade

MS69

Metal Type

Silver

Mint Mark

San Francisco

Obverse Design

Walking Liberty

Obverse Designer

Adolph A. Weinman

Reverse Design

Heraldic Eagle

Reverse Designer

John M. Mercanti

Shape

Round

Strike Type

Mint state

Thickness

2.98mm

Metal Content

1 oz

Year

2020

Issuing Country

United States

Coin

American Eagle

Denomination

$1

Fineness

.999