Why add the 2016 1 oz. American Silver Eagle NGC MS70 First Releases (Mercanti Signed Label) to your collection?
This 2016 1 oz. American Silver Eagle features the sought after First Releases label and has been graded a perfect MS70 by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). 12th US Mint engraver (retired) John M. Mercanti, designer of the reverse of the coin, has signed the label, through exclusive agreement with NGC.
2016 is the 30th anniversary of the American Silver Eagle bullion program from the US Mint. This annual release is anticipated worldwide by collectors of every stripe. Each American Silver Eagle coin contains 1 oz. of .999 pure silver and is a legal tender $1 coin in the United States.
The Walking Liberty Half Dollar design by Adolph Weinman inspired the obverse of the Silver Eagle and is one of the most collected designs in American coinage.
The reverse was designed by artist John M. Mercanti the 12th Chief Engraver of the US Mint. The American Eagle is depicted behind a shield and holding arrows and an olive branch. In addition to his work on the American Silver Eagle, Mr. Mercanti has designed over 100 other Modern US coins and is still an active designer since his retirement from the Mint.
To obtain the exclusive First Releases label, coins must be received by NGC within 30 days of release. Adding to this special label designation, is the authentic hand signature of John M. Mercanti.
Coins of this perfect grade, First Releases pedigree that also feature the authentic hand signature of John M. Mercanti are highly sought after, order yours today!
|Year of Issue:||2016|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Release Type:||First Releases|