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Why purchase this perfectly graded 2 oz. Silver Proof 1795-2020 Capped Bust Medal?
This beautiful proof medal struck from 2 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver by the Commonwealth Mint is a replica of the 1795 Capped Bust Half Eagle, the U.S. Mint's first ever gold coinage! Production of the medal was authorized by the Smithsonian in celebration of the 225th Anniversary of the Capped Bust Series. Mintage is limited to only 1,500 pieces.
Stunning Portrayal of Lady Liberty by First U.S. Mint Chief Engraver Robert Scot
The obverse features a right facing portrait of Lady Liberty, with long tresses gently curling beneath a Phrygian cap. The portrait is encircled by the inscription "LIBERTY" above, the anniversary dates "1795-2020" below, and fifteen stars, representing the number of states in the union in 1795.
"UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" surrounds an eagle with a laurel wreath in its beak on the reverse. The beautiful bird is perched on an olive branch near the Smithsonian sun logo. Additional inscriptions include an assayer mark and "999" on an olive leaf.
Flawless Proof 70, with Storycard and Certificate of Authenticity
This 1795-2020 $5 Silver Capped Bust Proof Medal was submitted to the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) for review and judged to be in perfect Proof 70 Ultra Cameo (UC) condition for its pristine surfaces and sharply struck contrast between finishes. The 2 oz. silver proof medal is presented in a NGC protective holder with a commemorative Smithsonian logo certification label. The graded medal will be accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity and a storycard.
This impeccably graded 1795-2020 2 oz. Silver Proof Medal issued in celebration of the 225th Anniversary of America's first gold coinage belongs in your collection today!
This 1795-2020 Capped Bust Smithsonian Collection 2 oz Silver Proof Medal NGC PF70 UC is proudly minted by the Commonwealth Mint. The Commonwealth Mint, located in Great Britain, is best known for creating commemorative coins and stamps.
|Year of Issue:||1795-2020|
|Display Weight:||2 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||62.207 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||2 oz|
|Legal Tender:||Great Britain|
|Obverse Design:||Capped Liberty Bust|
|Reverse Design:||U.S. Eagle with branch|