2004-W Silver Eagle NGC PF70 Ultra Cameo
The Silver Eagle coin is not only considered one of the most beloved and regal coins to ever be minted, it is a hearty representation of the American dream. This 2004 Silver Eagle is among the elite few to be given the highest grade available on the Sheldon Coin Grading Scale by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation. It has been deemed ultra cameo, meaning that the frost created on the devices of the coin are in pristine condition. The PF70 grade promises unparalleled craftsmanship and quality as this 2004 Silver Eagle coin shines with utter greatness. The ultra cameo quality of this coin is apparent in its deep contrast of the smooth and mirrored fields and raised etched devices giving it a frosted appearance.
Design of the 2004-W Silver Eagle NGC PF70 Ultra Cameo
This 2004 Silver Eagle coin is true work of art using a full 1 oz. of high-grade silver to create a remarkably collectible, finished product. Because of the elevated condition of this ultra cameo coin, many collectors will be pleased to see the beautifully etched obverse side like never before. Using the design of highly esteemed artist, Adolph A. Weinman, Walking Liberty is seen parading towards the horizon with an extended arm welcoming all that the future holds for America. In her other arm, Walking Liberty holds branches of oak and laurel wood symbolizing the strength and richness that the U.S. embodies.
The quality of silver and attention to detail can be admired as the perfectly mirrored fields cause the frosted devices to stand out. Even in the smallest of details, the high quality craftsmanship is seen in the stars and stripes that flow in the wind behind Walking Liberty. Around her is the classic inscription, "LIBERTY" and "IN GOD WE TRUST."
The reverse of the 2004 Silver Eagle coin is normally a great depiction of strength and dignity. However, because of the quality of this proof coin, what is usually "great," is now "astounding." U.S. Mint engraver, John Mercanti's design of the American Eagle reflects the Great Seal of the United States. The etched eagle stands out among the words, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" and "1 oz. FINE SILVER ONE DOLLAR." In addition to the United States' national bird, is a shield and the presence of both a bundle arrows and an olive branch in the bird's talons. This represents the delicate balance between peace and war that the U.S. government strives to upkeep. The words, "E PLURIBUS UNUM" remain a vital part of this classic coin and are engraved on a majestic banner in the eagle's wings.
Why Purchase a 2004-W Silver Eagle NGC PF70 Ultra Cameo?
Because of the shine and sheer luminosity of this NGC PF70 coin, details that might otherwise be overlooked, are clearly visible to the naked eye. Collectors and admires alike will continue to be astounded by the richness and incomparable quality this coin displays. This Silver Eagle coin demands the attention and admiration that every collector strives to obtain.
|Year of Issue:||2004|
|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|