Why purchase this 2018 American Silver Eagle Proof coin struck at the San Francisco Mint?
The U.S. Mint has expanded the production of its 2018 American Silver Eagle series to include a proof minted at its San Francisco facility featuring the "S" Mint mark. Struck from 1 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver, the coin measures 40.6 mm in diameter.
Adolph A. Weinman's Timeless Walking Liberty Design
The obverse depicts Lady Liberty striding toward the rising sun enveloped in the American flag, cradling long branches of oak and laurel. "LIBERTY" curves overhead with "2018" beneath her feet, "IN GOD WE TRUST" behind her.
The reverse, by sculptor John Mercanti, portrays a heraldic eagle beneath thirteen stars, with a cluster of arrows and an olive branch in its grip. Inscribed "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "1 OZ. FINE SILVER," "ONE DOLLAR," "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and the "S" Mint mark.
First Day of Issue Proof 70 with Black Core Holder and Trolley Label
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this 2018-S American Silver Eagle a flawless Proof 70. The coin features outstanding visual contrast between its frosted design elements and mirrored backgrounds, earning the additional designation of Ultra Cameo (UC). The proof is enclosed in a distinctive NGC Black Core holder, accompanied by a Trolley themed certification label designating the coin among those released on the First Day of Issue (FDI), for submission to the grading service within twenty-four hours of release.
Make this perfectly struck 2018-S American Silver Eagle Proof coin the next treasured addition to your collection!
|Year of Issue:||2018|
|Release Type:||First Day of Issue|
|Holder:||Black Core Holder|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 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|