Why does this NGC Mint State 70 Type-2 2021 Burnished American Silver Eagle featuring ModernCoinMart’s Exclusive Eagle Label belong in your collection?
2021 marks the first time that the Type-2 Silver Eagle design is being issued on a Burnished Silver Eagle. This stunning new design which features the “Eagle Landing” reverse also boasts a new security feature in the form of an anti-counterfeit interrupted reeded edge and the presence of Adolph Weinman’s artist initials on the obverse for the first time in the series.
- This coin was struck from 1 troy ounce of .999 fine silver at the West Point Mint.
- This Silver Eagle boasts a satiny burnished finished and the “W” mint mark.
- This is the first Burnished Silver Eagle to feature the Type-2 design.
- The Type-2 Silver Eagle has an anti-counterfeit interrupted gap reeded edge security measure.
- Adolph Weinman’s artist initials are featured on the obverse for the first time.
Recently Debuted Type-2 Silver Eagle Design
Obverse: The obverse features the classic numismatic image of Liberty walking across the coin. This design was created by numismatic legend Adolph Weinman and first appeared on the Walking Liberty Half Dollar. The design focuses on Liberty striding across the face of the coin, one arm straining towards the new day while the other holds symbolic bunches of laurel and oak. Inscription on this face include the date, “2021,” “LIBERTY,” “IN GOD WE TRUST,” and Adolph Weinman’s artist initials “AW.”
Reverse: Emily Damstra, a member of the United States Mint’s Artistic Infusion Program (AIP) and renowned science illustrator designed the Type-2 Silver Eagle reverse. Dubbed the “Eagle Landing” design, a powerful American Eagle appears mid-flight grasping a sturdy branch for its nest. On this face you will find the “W” mint mark, denomination, “ONE DOLLAR,” UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” weight, “1 OZ FINE SILVER,” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.”
NGC Certified Mint State 70 First Releases Paired with ModernCoinMart’s Exclusive Eagle Label
This Burnished Silver Eagle was determined to be in perfect Mint State 70 condition by the experts at Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) and also received the First Releases designation. This coin was encapsulated with an Eagle themed label that is exclusively available to ModernCoinMart customers.