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This Proof 69 Ultra Cameo 2016-W Proof American Silver Eagle was graded by NGC with a Black Core holder.
The 2016-W Proof American Silver Eagle marks an important date in U.S. modern numismatics. First struck back in 1986, this series celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2016. To honor this achievement, 2016 Proof Silver Eagles had a new feature added - incuse edge lettering!
What is the design of the 2016 Proof Silver Eagle?
This stunning coin boasts edge lettering that read "30th ANNIVERSARY." This text is struck incuse onto a smooth edge. For the Silver Eagle, which is typically minted with a reeded edge, this is an exciting change!
The obverse design is Adolph Weinman's stunning Walking Liberty design. It was created by the legendary numismatic figure back in 1916 for a Silver Half Dollar, and actually is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.
The reverse design was created much more recently by John Mercanti. Before his tenure as 12th Chief Engraver of the U.S. Mint, Mercanti created this heraldic eagle reverse of the American Silver Eagle. While this design was first shadowed by Weinman's classic design featured on the obverse, it has become famous in modern numismatics
Graded Proof 69 Ultra Cameo with Black Core NGC Holder
This 2016-W Proof American Silver Eagle was graded by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) as Proof 70 Ultra Cameo. This is the highest grade available for proof coins! The Early Releases grade was assigned, because the coin was graded within 30 days of its issue date. It was also sealed inside a very hard to get black core NGC holder - a unique way to mark this anniversary coin in your collection!
You will need to act now to secure one of these special Black Core Proof 70 2016-W American Silver Eagles for your collection!
|Year of Issue:||2016|
|Release Type:||Early Releases|
|Holder:||Black Core Holder|
|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|
ModernCoinMart is proud to sell the 2016 Proof American Silver Eagles. 2016 is a major year for Proof American Silver Eagle series. Not only does 2016 mark the 30th anniversary, but the "30th ANNIVERSARY" is actually struck onto the coin with incused edge lettering! This unique feature and important date is not something collectors should miss out on.