2021 American Silver Eagle Type 1 NGC MS70 First Day of Issue

2021 American Silver Eagle Type 1 NGC MS70 FDI
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Why add the 2021 American Silver Eagle NGC MS70 FDI to your collection?

This 2021 American Silver Eagle NGC MS70 FDI example features the final appearance of the original heraldic eagle reverse design on a bullion Silver Eagle. The original reverse design, created by John Mercanti, has appeared on the American Silver Eagle series since its debut in 1986. In mid-2021 the United States Mint is transitioning to an entirely new reverse design on bullion Silver Eagles, meaning there will be two separate reverse designs that appear on bullion Silver Eagles in 2021. This example features the original heraldic eagle reverse design.

  • This example earned the highest grade possible, Mint State 70 (MS70) from Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC).
  • This specimen also earned the coveted First Day of Issue (FDI) designation.
  • The series is struck on a .999 fine silver planchets weighing 1 oz. by the U.S. Mint.
  • This series bears a $1 face value and is a legal tender U.S. silver dollar.
  • Introduced in 1986, the Silver Eagle series is one of the most popular bullion series collected in the world.

Contemporary and Classic Designs

Obverse: The classic obverse "Liberty Walking" design was created in 1916 by Adolph A. Weinman. The design features Liberty striding with confidence across the landscape. She carries branches of oak and laurel signifying strength and prosperity for all.

Reverse: The contemporary reverse design was executed by the 12th Chief Engraver of the U.S. Mint, John M. Mercanti. The image celebrates the pride and strength of America through the use of a classic Heraldic Bald Eagle.

Flawless MS70 FDI example

When examined under magnification, Mint State 70 graded coins are revealed to be flawless, numismatic perfection. These prefect condition coins are popular with collectors who demand the best examples for their collections. NGC also gave this issue their First Day of Issue designation, which appears on the certification label.

Add this outstanding NGC graded MS70 2021 American Silver Eagle featuring the FDI designation to your ModernCoinMart order today.

This 2021 American Silver Eagle Type 1 NGC MS70 FDI is proudly minted by the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and manufactures circulating, collectible, and bullion coinage.

Year of Issue:2021
Mint:U.S. Mint
Grading Service:NGC
Release Type:First Day of Issue
Finish:Mint State
Display Weight:1 oz
Weight in Grams:31.1035 g
Weight in Ounces:1 oz
Diameter:40.6 mm
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Obverse Design:Walking Liberty
Reverse Design:Heraldic eagle with shield and thirteen five-pointed stars
Reverse Designer/Engraver:John M. Mercanti
Obverse Designer/Engraver:Adolph A. Weinman
Key Date American Silver Eagles
The History of U.S. Coinage
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