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Why purchase this 2022-W 1 oz Platinum $100 American Eagle Freedom of Speech Proof?
Patriotic Americans are sure to love this Freedom of Speech 2022-W Platinum Eagle Proof. Struck at the West Point Mint not far from the campus of the United States Military Academy, this coin is part of a series within a series that celebrates the freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment. This coin honors the freedom of speech, a fundamental principle of American heritage.
Stunning Oak Tree Design by Donna Weaver
Obverse: Donna Weaver designed and Joseph Menna sculpted the obverse design. The inscription "WITH FREEDOM OF SPEECH LIBERTY BLOSSOMS" frame a juvenile oak tree design. Additional obverse inscriptions include the national motto, "IN GOD WE TRUST," the other statutory motto, "E PLURIBUS UNUM," and the date, "2022." Donna Weaver is a prolific contributor to the US Mint dating back to 2007, when she designed the reverses of three 50 State Quarters as well as the obverse of the Silver Jamestown 400th Anniversary Commemorative.
Reverse: Patricia Lucas-Morris's reverse design, which was sculpted by Don Everhart, depicts an eagle in flight with an olive branch in its talons. The coin's face value, "$100," is inscribed above, while its weight, "1 OZ.," is noted in the lower right. Rim inscriptions provide the name of the issuing country, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," and the coin's purity, ".9995 PLATINUM. Patricia Lucas-Morris has an extensive and diverse portfolio of work. She has done everything from illustrate children's books for SRA/McGraw-Hill to doing technical illustrations on Boeing projects.
Flawless PF70 UC FDI with Mercanti Signed Label
Former U.S. Mint Chief Engraver John Mercanti hand signed the label on which Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) provided its grading information. That information includes the company's highest grade, Proof 70 (PF 70), as well as Ultra Cameo (UC) and First Day of Issue (FDI) certifications. The PF 70 grade means that the coin appears perfect as seen under 5x magnification. The UC certification indicates that the coin exhibits particularly sharp contrasts between deeply mirrored fields and heavily frosted devices, while the FDI designation is reserved for coins that were submitted for grading with 24 hours of their official release.
Don't miss your chance to own this Freedom of Speech 2022-W 1 oz Platinum $100 American Eagle Proof.
This 2022-W 1 oz Platinum American Eagle Freedom of Speech Proof $100 Scarce and Unique Coin Division NGC PF70 UC FDI Mercanti Signed 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:||2022|
|Release Type:||First Day of Issue|
|Variety:||Scarce and Unique Coin Division|
|Label/Signature:||Mercanti Signed Label|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Legal Tender:||United States|
|Obverse Design:||Juvenile Oak Tree - Freedom of Speech|
|Reverse Design:||Eagle in Flight with Olive Branch|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Donna Weaver and Joseph Menna|