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Why purchase this impeccably graded First Day of Issue 2021-W American Silver Eagle Type-2 Proof coin?
This mid-year release from the U.S. Mint represents the beginning of a new era for the American Silver Eagle series. After thirty-five years of consistent imagery, the reverse Type-1 heraldic eagle design has been retired. The Type-2 Silver Eagle showcases a newly rendered, realistic interpretation of an Eagle Landing, paired with enhanced security features.
Gorgeous Patriotically Themed Type-2 Designs
Obverse: The Silver Eagle's obverse image remains unaltered, depicting Lady Liberty walking towards the rising sun elegantly draped in an American flag. She carries branches of oak and laurel, which are traditional emblems of strength, honor and triumph. Inscriptions include "LIBERTY," "2021" and "IN GOD WE TRUST." This rendition of Liberty, created by renowned early 20th century sculptor Adolph A. Weinman, is borrowed from the Walking Liberty Half Dollar in 1916. The only change to the obverse is the appearance of the artist's initials "AW," for the first time in the series' thirty-five year history.
Reverse: The reverse is adorned with an image of the national bird of the U.S. with its wings raised in preparation for landing. The eagle clutches a branch of oak, which is a symbol for wisdom, strength and endurance. Inscribed "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "1 OZ. FINE SILVER," "E PLURIBUS UNUM," "ONE DOLLAR" and the West Point Mint mark "W." The Type-2 Eagle Landing image was designed by science and nature illustrator Emily Damstra. Ms. Damstra has created multiple coinage designs for the U.S. and Royal Canadian Mints, as well as stamps focused on endangered species for the United Nations Postal Administration.
Perfect Proof 70 Ultra Cameo
This 2021-W American Silver Eagle Type-2 Proof coin is judged to be in flawless Proof 70 condition by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), and designated Ultra Cameo (UC) for the exceptionally sharp contrast between its frosted and mirrored finishes. The silver dollar was submitted to the NGC for review qualifying for the coveted First Day of Issue designation. The 1 oz. silver proof coin is encapsulated in a sonically sealed protective holder with a sleek silver foil core, accompanied by a NGC First Day of Issue certification label.
Make room in your collection for the inaugural release of the Type-2 American Silver Eagle! Purchase this flawless West Point Mint 2021-W First Day of Issue proof coin from ModernCoinMart now!
This 2021-W Proof American Silver Eagle Type 2 NGC PF70 UC FDI Silver Foil Core 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|
|Release Type:||First Day of Issue|
|Holder:||Silver Foil Core|
|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:||NEW Type 2 “Eagle Landing”|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||Emily Damstra|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Adolph A. Weinman|