2021-W Proof American Silver Eagle Type 1 Congratulations Set NGC PF69 UC FDI 1st Day of Issue Light Blue/Silver Label

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BranchWest Point
Country of ManufactureUnited States (US)
Currency TypeDollar
Denominating CountryUnited States
Denomination Value1.000000
MintU.S. Mint
Mint MarkW
Year of Issue2021
Diameter (mm)40.600000
Edge TypeReeded
Grade DesignationUltra Cameo (UC)
Grading ServiceNGC
LabelFirst Day of Issue Blue/Silver
Release DesignationsFirst Day of Issue (FDI)
Obverse DesignWalking Liberty
Obverse Designer/EngraverAdolph A. Weinman
Reverse DesignHeraldic Eagle
Reverse Designer/EngraverJohn M. Mercanti
Weight - Primary Unit Value1 oz
This West Point struck 2021-W Proof American Silver Eagle Type 1 Congratulations Set is certified by NGC to be a First Day of Issue in Proof 69 Ultra Cameo condition and encapsulated with a 1st Day of Issue Light Blue/Silver Label.

Why purchase this Proof 2021-W American Silver Eagle from the Congratulations Set?

Congratulate someone special in your life with this historic Proof Silver Eagle from the U.S. Mint's Congratulations Set. The coin is part of the 35th anniversary celebration of the Proof Silver Eagle and is also among the last Proof editions in the series to include the heraldic eagle design of John Mercanti on the reverse. The mint plans to replace that design mid-2021.

  • This coin was struck from 1 oz of .999 fine silver.
  • This coin is $1 legal tender in the United States.
  • The product limit of 39,997 is sold-out at the Mint!
  • This piece was struck at the West Point Mint, as evidenced by its "W" mint mark.
  • This piece comes from the 35th anniversary edition of the Silver Eagle.
  • This is the final Proof release in the series to bear John Mercanti's heraldic eagle reverse design, which will be replaced mid-2021.
  • Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this piece Proof 69.
  • NGC certified this coin Ultra Cameo and First Day of Issue.
  • Grading information is provided on a 1st Day of Issue Light Blue/Silver label.

Classic Heraldic Eagle Design by John Mercanti

Obverse: Adolph Weinman's iconic Walking Liberty design graces the obverse. Draped in the American flag and wearing a Phrygian cap, Liberty carries laurel and oak branches as the morning sun begins to rise. Inscriptions on this face include her name, "LIBERTY," the date, "2021," and the national motto, "IN GOD WE TRUST." Adolph Weinman played a vital role in the early 20th century American numismatic renaissance. His two best known contributions to the effort were the Mercury Dime and the Walking Liberty Half Dollar.

Reverse: John Mercanti's heraldic eagle design, which is based on the Great Seal of the United States, features on the reverse for the final time. Thirteen stars shine above an eagle, which protects a union shield while holding arrows and an olive branch. The design is encircled by rim inscriptions that provide the name of the issuing country, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," the coin's metal content, "1 OZ. FINE SILVER," and its face value, "ONE DOLLAR." John Mercanti spent thirty-seven years with the US Mint, including time as its Chief Engraver. He is the most prolific coin and medal designer in American history.

Virtually Flawless PF69 UC FDI with 1st Day of Issue Light Blue/Silver Label

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) provided this coin's grading information on a 1st Day of Issue Light Blue/Silver label. The FDI designation is only given to coins that were submitted for grading through an exclusive process. NGC graded this piece Proof 69, thus indicating that it appears perfect to the naked eye. The grading company also noted that the coin exhibits particularly sharp contrasts between heavily frosted devices and deeply mirrored fields by certifying it Ultra Cameo.

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