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1999-P 1 oz. Proof Silver Eagle - GEM Proof with United States Mint Original Mint Packaging
More than 400 million Silver Eagles have been struck since they were first authorized by Congress in 1986 as the official silver bullion coin of the United States. They are one of the most collected Silver Dollar series in the world – with mintages that average more than 40 million every year. Instantly recognizable worldwide as America’s current Silver Dollar, each one troy oz. Silver Eagle has continued to be a smart way for individuals to own America’s most affordable precious metal.
Design of the 1999-P United States 1 oz. Proof Silver Eagle coin with United States Mint Display Box
Struck in 99.9% pure silver, each proof 1999 coin features Adolph A. Weinman’s "Walking Liberty" design, used on the Half Dollar coin from 1917 to 1947. The reverse displays the spread-winged eagle design created by John Mercanti, the U.S. Mint’s 12th Chief Engraver. These coins were struck in 99.9% silver and the brilliant uncirculated versions of this coin are struck at the Denver, or San Francisco Mint locations. The proof versions are struck at the Philadelphia Mint branch of the United States Mint. This information is almost always the case unless special issues are designed.
Each proof coin features engravings along with inscriptions in the fields of the background. The obverse contains the inscription “LIBERTY” located at the top of this design with the year-date “1999” located at the bottom of this coin. The reverse contains the inscription for the country of origin “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” located at the top of this design and the amount and purity of silver “1 oz. FINE SILVER” along with the denomination “ONE DOLLAR” located at the bottom of this coin. The edge of this coin is presented in a serrated design.
Why add the 1999-P United States Mint – 1 oz. Proof Silver Eagle Coin - with the Original Mint Packaging to your collection?
Silver is still the most affordable of all precious metals., and with millions on the hunt for United States Silver Eagles year after year, their popularity as one of the world’s most collected silver coins shows no signs of dwindling any time soon. Each 1 oz 1999-P American Eagle Silver Dollar is guaranteed by the United States government for its 99.9% purity, authenticity and legal tender status. With the limited mintage of only 549,330 coins worldwide, this coin is surely destined to become a wonderful collectible piece of American coinage. Furthermore, this coin is and IRA eligible item.
|Year of Issue:||1999|
|Packaging:||Original Government Packaging|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1032 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Legal Tender:||United States|
|Obverse Design:||Walking Liberty|
|Reverse Design:||Heraldic eagle with shield and thirteen five-pointed stars|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||Adolph A. Weinman|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||John M. Mercanti|
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