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2021-W Proof American Silver Eagle T-1 Congratulations Set NGC PF70 UC First Day of Issue 1st Day of Issue Light Blue/Silver Label

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2021-W Proof American Silver Eagle T-1 Congratulations Set NGC PF70 UC FDI 1st Day of Issue Light Blue/Silver Label
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Why purchase this Congratulations Set 2021-W Proof American Silver Eagle?

Recognize someone's achievement or life milestone with this 2021-W Proof Silver Eagle from the U.S. Mint's Congratulations Set. This coin is a particularly attractive option given its historic nature. Not only is the coin part of the 35th anniversary release in the series, but it is also the final Proof release to include John Mercanti's heraldic eagle design on the reverse. That classic reverse design will be replaced at some point in 2021.

  • This coin is $1 U.S. legal tender.
  • This coin was issued in the U.S. Mint's 2021 Congratulations Set.
  • The coin bears the "W" mint mark of the West Point Mint.
  • This coin was struck on a 1 oz planchet of .999 fine silver.
  • This piece comes from the 35th anniversary issue of the series.
  • The product limit of 39,997 is sold-out at the Mint!
  • This is the final Proof Silver Eagle to bear John Mercanti's heraldic eagle reverse design.
  • Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this coin Proof 70.
  • NGC certified this piece Ultra Cameo and First Day of Issue.
  • Grading information is provided on a 1st Day of Issue Light Blue/Silver Label.

Striking Heraldic Eagle Design by John Mercanti

Obverse: Adolph Weinman's Walking Liberty design graces the obverse. Draped in the American flag, Liberty extends her right hand as if to greet the morning sun while carrying laurel and oak branches in her left arm. She is joined by inscriptions of her name, "LIBERTY," the national motto, "IN GOD WE TRUST," and the date, "2021." Adolph Weinman designed the Mercury Dime and the Walking Liberty Half Dollar, two of the best known coins in American history. In addition to these and other numismatic contributions, Weinman also created numerous sculptures.

Reverse: The reverse bears a heraldic eagle design that John Mercanti modeled off of the Great Seal of the United States. An eagle guards a union shield while holding arrows and an olive branch under thirteen stars, which represent the original states. The design is encircled by the inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "1 OZ. FINE SILVER," and "ONE DOLLAR." John Mercanti spent almost four decades with the US Mint, including time as the institution's twelfth Chief Engraver. Over the course of his career, he became the most prolific designer of coins and medals in American history.

Impeccable PF70 UC FDI with 1st Day of Issue Light Blue/Silver Label

This coin's grading information comes on a 1st Day of Issue Light Blue/Silver label. The FDI designation indicates that the coin was submitted for grading through an exclusive process. Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) also graded the coin Proof 70 (PF 70) and certified it Ultra Cameo (UC). The PF70 grade means that the coin appears perfect under 5x magnification, while UC means that it exhibits particularly sharp contrasts between heavily frosted devices and deeply mirrored fields.

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This 2021-W Proof American Silver Eagle T-1 Congratulations Set NGC PF70 UC FDI 1st Day of Issue Light Blue/Silver Label 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
Mint Mark:W
Branch:West Point
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:PF70
Designation:UC
Release Type:First Day of Issue
Finish:Proof
Label/Signature:1st Day of Issue Light Blue/Silver Label
Composition:Silver
Purity:0.999
Display Weight:1 oz
Weight in Grams:31.1035 g
Weight in Ounces:1 oz
Diameter:40.60 mm
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:1
Mintage:39,997
Obverse Design:Walking Liberty
Reverse Design:Heraldic eagle with shield and thirteen five-pointed stars
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