Why order this $1 American 2023-W Proof 1 oz Silver Eagle?
Share in the rich tradition of the Proof Silver Eagle with this 2023-W edition. The latest release in a series that started in 1986, the coin is beloved not only for its beauty but also its U.S. government backing for weight and purity. Whether you have a vast collection of Proof Silver Eagles or you just want one to go with your collection of bullion pieces, this piece is a “must have.”
- This proof is $1 legal tender in the United States.
- This coin was struck from 1 oz of .999 fine silver.
- The “W” mint mark of the West Point Mint appears on the obverse.
- 2023 is the third year of issue of the Type 2 reverse design.
- This coin boasts an interrupted reeded edge variation security measure.
- Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) graded this piece Proof 69.
- NGC certified this proof Ultra Cameo and First Releases.
Featuring Adolph Weinman’s Patriotic Walking Liberty Design
Obverse: Returning to the obverse, where it has appeared since the series began, is Adolph Weinman’s iconic Walking Liberty design. Draped in the American flag, Liberty carries laurel and oak branches in the early morning sun. Obverse inscriptions note the central figure’s name, “LIBERTY,” the date, “2023,” and the national motto, “IN GOD WE TRUST.” Adolph Weinman was an immigrant from Germany. A prolific sculptor, he was one of the most important contributors to the American numismatic renaissance in the early 20th century. Weinman’s artist initials, AW,” also appear on the obverse.
Reverse: On the reverse is Emily Damstra’s Landing Eagle design. The national bird carries an oak branch in its talons as it prepares to land. Inscriptions on this face include the statutory motto “E PLURIBUS UNUM,” the name of the issuing country, “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” the face value of the coin, “ONE DOLLAR,” and the coin’s metal content, “1 OZ. FINE SILVER.” Emily Damstra graduated from the University of Michigan with an MFA in science illustration. She has a diverse range of clients whom she provides with zoological, botanical, and other illustrations.
Nearly Perfect PF69 UC FR
This piece earned Numismatic Guaranty Company’s (NGC’s) second highest grade, Proof 69, which means that it appears flawless to the naked eye. This coin was also certified Ultra Cameo and First Releases. The former credits the piece with exhibiting particularly sharp contrasts between heavily frosted devices and deeply mirrored fields, while the latter notes that it was submitted for grading no more than 30 days after its initial mint release.