2021-W Silver Type 1 Proof American Eagle NGC PF70 UC FR Exclusive Eagle Label

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Why buy this Proof 2021-W Silver American Eagle?

This 2021-W is a must-have for collectors for two reasons. First, it is part of the 35th anniversary issue of one of America’s most popular collectible coin series. Second, this is the last W-proof edition that will bear the original reverse design of John Mercanti, which is set to change sometime in 2021.

  • This coin was struck from 1 oz of .999 fine silver.
  • It is $1 US legal tender.
  • This product sold out at the U.S. Mint within 10 minutes of being available!
  • The coin bears designs of Adolph Weinman and John Mercanti.
  • This is the 35th anniversary issue of the series.
  • This will be the final W-proof issue with John Mercanti’s original reverse design.
  • Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this piece in Proof 70 Ultra Cameo condition.
  • NGC certified this coin with the First Releases designation.
  • This coin was given the Type-1 pedigree to note that it bears the original Mercanti Heraldic Eagle reverse design.
  • Grading information comes on an exclusive Eagle label.

Featuring a Pair of Patriotic Designs

Obverse: Adolph Weinman’s Walking Liberty Half Dollar lends this piece its obverse design. Liberty carries branches in the foreground as she extends her right hand forward, as though greeting the new day as the morning sun emerges from beyond the horizon. “LIBERTY” is inscribed at the top of this face, while other obverse inscriptions include the national motto, “IN GOD WE TRUST,” and the date, “2021.” Adolph Weinman is best known for two of his biggest contributions to American numismatics in the early 20th century, the Walking Liberty Half Dollar and the Mercury Dime. He also created numerous sculptures, some of which are displayed in various American cities to this day.

Reverse: The reverse features an adaptation of the Great Seal of the United States by John Mercanti. An eagle clutches arrows, symbols of war, and an olive branch, a symbol of peace, under thirteen stars. These images are encircled by three rim inscriptions, which provide the name of the issuing country, “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” the weight of the coin, “1 OZ. FINE SILVER,” and its face value, “ONE DOLLAR.” The legendary John Mercanti was the twelfth Chief Engraver of the United States Mint, a post he held for just part of the time that he was with the institution. Over the course of his career, he designed more coins and medals than anyone else in American history.

Perfect PF70 UC FR with Exclusive Eagle Label

This coin’s grading information comes on an exclusive Eagle label. Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this piece Proof 70, thus indicating that it lacks even a single imperfection that is visible under 5x magnification. NGC also certified the coin Ultra Cameo for its sharp contrasts between heavily frosted devices and deeply mirrored fields, and First Releases due to the fact that it was submitted for grading within 30 days if its initial release from the mint.

Don’t miss your chance to own this 2021-W Silver American Eagle Proof.

Additional information

Brand/Mint

U.S. Mint

Certification

NGC

Composition

Silver

Core

White

Country of Manufacture

United States (US)

Diameter

40.600000

Edge Design

Reeded

Grade

PF70

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

Proof

Thickness

2.980000