Why should you add this NGC certified Mint State 70 First Releases 2021-W Type-2 Burnished American Silver Eagle to your collection?
2021 marks the 35th anniversary of the United States Mint’s beloved American Silver Eagle series and also the first year of issue of the first major design change in the history of the series! The Burnished Silver Eagle debuted in 2006 to mark the 20th anniversary of the series, making 2021 the 14th year of production. The 2021-W Burnished Silver Eagle will feature the brand-new Type-2 design for the first time ever with a satiny burnished finish.
- Silver Eagles are struck from 1 troy ounce of .999 fine silver.
- This Burnished Eagle was struck at the West Point Mint and features its “W” mint mark.
- This Silver Eagle features the Type-2 design and a satiny burnished finish.
- This coin includes an anti-counterfeit interrupted reeded edge security measure.
- Adolph Weinman’s artist initials appear on the obverse for the first time in the history of the series on the Type-2 design.
Stunning Type-2 Silver Eagle Design
Obverse: Designed by Adolph Weinman, the obverse showcases Liberty striding across the face of the coin enveloped with the American flag. Her left hand grasps symbolic branches of oak and laurel while her right hand extends towards the new day. The words, “LIBERTY,” “2021,” and “IN GOD WE TRUST” are inscribed on the obverse, along with Adolph Weinman’s artist initials “AW.”
Reverse: Designed by a member of the United States Mint’s Artistic Infusion Program (AIP) Emily Damstra, the Type-2 reverse features the brand new “Eagle Landing” design. The design shows a majestic American Eagle in mid-flight, wings unfurled as it carries a branch back to its nest. The denomination, “ONE DOLLAR,” metal content “1 OZ. FINE SILVER, “E PLURIBUS UNUM,” and “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” appear on the reverse along with the “W” mint mark.
Flawless Mint State 70 First Releases with 35th Anniversary Label
Certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) to be in Mint State 70 condition, this Burnished Silver Eagle also qualified for the First Releases designation. This information is relayed on a 35th Anniversary-themed certification label that pays homage to this milestone year for the Silver Eagle series.