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Why does this 2021-W Burnished American Silver Eagle Type-2 coin belong in your collection?
The U.S. Mint launched its American Silver Eagle series in 1986. The popular series is currently annually issued in bullion, proof and burnished (uncirculated) versions. In honor of the 35th anniversary of the Silver Eagle series in 2021, the Mint has introduced a new design to the coin's reverse for the first time ever! This 2021 dated coin of the series represents the first release of the newly designed Type-2 eagle landing reverse style to be issued with a gorgeous burnished finish.
Elegant Beauty of the Type-2 Silver Eagle
Obverse: The obverse is adorned with the timeless rendition of Lady Liberty draped in an American flag, as she strolls with confidence towards the sunrise. Inscribed "LIBERTY," "IN GOD WE TRUST" and "2021." This stunning allegorical interpretation of Liberty first appeared on the 1916 Walking Liberty Half Dollar designed by acclaimed early 20th century medallic sculptor Adolph A. Weinman. Although Mr. Weinman's work has graced the Silver Eagle since its inception in 1986, the Type-2 style marks the first use of the artist's "AW" monogram beneath the motto.
Reverse: The reverse features an eagle in flight preparing to land, with an oak branch in its grasp. Inscriptions include "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "1 OZ. FINE SILVER," "ONE DOLLAR," "W" and "E PLURIBUS UNUM." The Type-2 eagle landing design was created by Emily Damstra, the U.S. Mint Artistic Infusion Program artist who also designed the inspirational imagery for the 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Program.
Virtually Flawless Mint State 69
This Burnished 2021-W 1 oz. American Silver Eagle Type-2 coin was submitted to the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) for review within thirty days of its release from the Mint. The coin was judged to be in Mint State 69 condition for its superior quality strike, beautifully finished, nearly perfect surfaces and exceptional eye appeal. The silver dollar is presented in a sonically sealed NGC protective holder with a certification label confirming its First Releases status.
Don't wait, add the first release of the Type-2 American Silver Eagle with an exquisite burnished finish to your collection now!
This 2021-W Silver Type 2 Silver Eagle NGC MS69 FR 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 Releases|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Legal Tender:||United States|
|Reverse Design:||NEW Type 2 “Eagle Landing”|
Current silver eagles mintage chart. Figures accurate as of 1/16/2022.