Why purchase this 2011-W Proof Silver American Eagle?
The Proof Silver Eagle has been the popular counterpart to the American Silver Eagle bullion coin since 1986. 2011 marked the 25th anniversary for both coins, which bear designs by two of the best known figures in American numismatic history, John Mercanti and Adolph Weinman. Be a part of the history of this remarkable series by ordering this coin today.
Classic Designed by John Mercanti and Adolph Weinman
Obverse: The obverse design, which first appeared on the Walking Liberty Half Dollar, was created by Adolph Weinman. Against a backdrop of the rising sun, Liberty carries branches that represent civilian and military honors. Her name, "LIBERTY," joins "IN GOD WE TRUST" and "2011" among the inscriptions on this face. Adolph Weinman contributed two of the best known pieces of America's early 20th century numismatic renaissance, the Mercury Dime and the Walking Liberty Half Dollar. He also designed many sculptures, some of which are still displayed in various American cities to this day.
Reverse: Modeled after the Great Seal of the United States, John Mercanti's reverse design consists of an eagle protecting a union shield under thirteen stars. The stars represent the original thirteen states. Encircling the design are three rim inscriptions, which read, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "1 OZ. FINE SILVER," and "ONE DOLLAR." John Mercanti was the US Mint's twelfth Chief Engraver. During his time with the institution, which lasted nearly four decades, he designed more coins and medals than anyone else in the institution's history.
Flawless PF70 UC with Mercanti Signed Label
Grading information for this coin comes provided on a label that has been hand signed by John Mercanti. Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this piece Proof 70, which means that it appears perfect as seen under 5x magnification. NGC also certified this coin Ultra Cameo, thus crediting it for having particularly sharp contrasts between heavily frosted devices and deeply mirrored fields.
Don't miss your chance to own this Proof 2011-W Silver American Eagle.
This 2011-W Proof American Silver Eagle NGC PF70 UC Mercanti Signed Label is proudly minted by the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and manufactures circulating, collectible, and bullion coinage.
|Year of Issue:||2011|
|Label/Signature:||Mercanti Signed Label|
|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|