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Why Add This 2016-W Proof American Silver Eagle to Your Collection?
The American Silver Eagle is one of the most widely collected coins in the world, and the proof issue is always highly anticipated. Like the past few proof issues, the 2016 proof Silver Eagles are being struck at the West Point Mint. The 2016-W proof Silver Eagle weighs 1 Troy oz. and is made of .999 fine silver. In honor of its 30th anniversary however, an important change was made. Incuse edge lettering reading "30th ANNIVERSARY" was struck onto every Proof silver eagle minted in 2016.
On the obverse, an updated version of Adolph A. Weinman’s Walking Liberty design is shown. The reverse displays 13 stars and a heraldic bald eagle. With its impressive proof finish, this coin has enough eye appeal for any collector.
The experts at NGC examined this 2016-W proof American Silver Eagle. Using their 70 point grading scale with 70 being the highest, they gave this coin the grade of PF70. This 2016 proof Silver Eagle also received the Ultra Cameo designation. Since it was submitted within 30 days of its official release, the Early Releases designation is displayed on its label as well.
Order this NGC PF70 UC Early Releases 2016-W proof American Silver Eagle for your collection while it’s available.
|Year of Issue:||2016|
|Release Type:||Early Releases|
|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|
Today, the Silver Eagle and the related American Eagle coin series enjoy a reputation as leading issues in the precious metals space. These coins are popular with numismatic collectors and stackers all over the world. They are one of the most trusted and coveted government backed precious metals issues in numismatic realm.
The United States Mint Proof Coins represent the finest coinage specimens produced in terms of overall quality and eye appeal. A proof coin is a specially made coin distinguished by sharpness of detail, usually with brilliant mirror-like surfaces.