Why Order This PF70 UC 1849 Smithsonian Double Eagle Pattern 1/10 oz. Proof Silver Medal?
When James B. Longacre became Chief Engraver of the U.S. Mint, one of his earlier tasks was to create a design for the Double Eagle. The 1849 Double Eagle never made it into circulation, the first year of issue for the Double Eagle was 1850. This proof medal weighs 1/10 oz. and is modeled after the only known 1849 Double Eagle, which was struck as an example. The medal offered here was minted in 2017.
1849 Double Eagle Design
As mentioned, these designs were created by James B. Longacre. The obverse shows his depiction of Liberty. The date is just below her neck and there are 13 stars at the top of the design.
The reverse features a powerful bald eagle design. The eagle is pictured behind a shield with its wings up.
Flawless PF70 with UC from NGC
This medal was graded by the unbiased team of professionals at the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). It received a perfect Proof 70 (PF70) grade, indicating it is completely free of imperfections. Since it displays excellent visual contrast it was also given the Ultra Cameo (UC) designation.
Don't wait, order this NGC PF70 UC 1849 Smithsonian Double Eagle Pattern proof medal for your collection today.
|Year of Issue:||(2017)|
|Display Weight:||1/10 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||3.1104 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.1 oz|