The mid-year transition has resulted in highly collectible first and last issues for the two unique design styles with the same date of 2021, replicating a similar transition from the Morgan Dollar to the Peace Dollar exactly one hundred years ago in 1921. For the Silver Eagle, the change primarily affects the reverse, with the classic heraldic eagle graphic (Type-1) replaced by a realistic depiction of an eagle landing (Type-2). This is a sensational 2021-W American Silver Eagle first and last set!The set includes one example of the final release of the Type-1 style coin, and one of the first year of issue Type-2 coins. Each 40.60 mm diameter coin is struck from 1 Troy oz. Each coin is a product of the West Point Mint.
The coins are minted with a dramatic proof finish. The Type-2 style coin includes the introduction of an interrupted reeded edge design for added security.
The perfectly graded proof set earned the coveted First Day of Issue designation. The set is encapsulated in a two-coin holder with a specially designed commemorative label.
Beautifully Symbolic Silver Eagle Designs. Obverse: Each obverse is adorned with the powerful image of Lady Liberty walking towards the dawning sun, with an American flag elegantly draped around her figure. She reaches forward with her right arm in a gesture of welcome, while in her left arm she cradles a bouquet of oak and laurel branches, which are representations of honor, strength and victory.Inscribed "LIBERTY, " "IN GOD WE TRUST" and 2021. This personification of Liberty by acclaimed sculptor Adolph A. Weinman was originally created for the 1916 Walking Liberty Half Dollar. The image has appeared on the Silver Eagle obverse since the series' 1986 introduction and will continue to do so on the Type-2 style releases, with the addition of one important design element. The Type-2 Silver Eagle includes the artist's "AW" monogram beneath the motto for the first time in the history of the series.
Type-1 Reverse, minted 1986 until mid-2021: A heraldic eagle is centered on the reverse, with its wings outstretched, while clutching a bundle of arrows and an olive branch. Thirteen stars appear above, in recognition of the original colonies. This design is the work of sculptor/engraver John Mercanti, the U.
Mint's currently retired 12th Chief Engraver. Type-2 Reverse, launched in 2021: An eagle is depicted on the reverse, portrayed in graceful flight with its wings lifted in preparation for landing. The magnificent bird's talons are curled around a branch of oak, which is a symbol for wisdom and longevity.The Eagle Landing graphic was created by award-winning science illustrator Emily Damstra, designer of more than forty coin and medal images for the national Mints of the United States and Canada. The Type-1 and Type-2 reverses are accompanied by the same inscriptions: "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, " 1 OZ. FINE SILVER, " "ONE DOLLAR, " "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and the "W Mint mark of the West Point Mint.
Perfect Ultra Cameo Proof 70 Set. Each component of this 2021-W Proof American Silver Eagle Type-1 and Type-2 Set was submitted to the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) and was deemed to be in impeccable Proof 70 condition. For the remarkable amount of contrast between the frosted and mirrored finishes, each proof was awarded the additional designation of Ultra Cameo (UC). The silver dollars are presented together in a specially designed NGC dual coin holder accompanied by a First Day of Issue certification label adorned with vignettes of the two Silver Eagle reverse designs. This perfectly graded West Point Mint First Day of Issue 2021 dated American Silver Eagle Proof coin set featuring the Type-1 and Type-2 reverse designs will look fabulous in your collection!Specifications for this 2-Coin Set - 2021-W Proof American Silver Eagle Type 2 & Type 1 Set NGC PF70 UC FDI 2-Coin Holder ASE Reverse Label SKU65869. NEW Type 2 Eagle Landing. We cannot make any price adjustments after the sale is complete.
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