How Does a Coin Get Rainbow Toning? When trace amounts of sulfur or other chemicals come in contact with the surfaces of a silver coin over a period of years, the color and appearance of its surfaces will begin to slowly change. For example, the paper envelopes and canvas bags that were once used to store coins have often resulted in lovely toning after years of storage, especially in warm or slightly damp environments.
Mint set packaging from the 1940s and 1950s as well as some older coin albums were also environments that resulted in pleasant toning on silver, copper, and even nickel coins surfaces. Because this particular coin was minted just 3 years after its initial release by the United States Mint, finding one in an uncirculated state has become increasingly difficult for collectors and investors. All silver eagle coins measure 40.6 mm in diameter and 2.98 mm in width. Mintage total for 1989 was. Features Walking Liberty on the obverse.
Heraldic eagle on the reverse. Collectors are sure to appreciate the high degree of skill that was used to engrave the precise and intricate details of each coin image.
The front of the coin portrays Lady Liberty as she walks toward the rising sun. In one hand, she holds a bundle of branches as a symbol of our nations resources. The other hand is extended in front of her in a welcoming gesture to represent how graciously the US shares those abundant resources. The reverse side of the coin is stamped with our nations unofficial coat of arms, the Great Seal of the United States.
This emblem depicts the bald eagle as it spreads its wings from behind a shield. It clutches an olive branch in its left talons to symbolize the peace attempt to maintain within our nation.It holds a set of arrows in its right talons to represent to the protective measures that our government has to take ensure that peace. These patriotic tableaus are a moving testament to the core values and beliefs that have made this nation so great.
History of the American Silver Eagle. The first American Silver Eagle coins from the United States Mint were issued with 1986 date marks on the obverse side of the coin. The Silver Eagle program consists only of a 1 Troy oz silver coin with.The US Mint uses images of Lady Liberty and the American bald eagle on the obverse and reverse sides of the coin, respectively. The designs never change and the only variation in the coins is the use of a mint mark on the reverse side of the proof coins. Design of the American Silver Eagle.
All versions of the American Silver Eagle coin share the same design elements. On the obverse side of the coins, youll find Adolph A. Weinmans historical depiction of Lady Liberty.
Created in 1916 for use on the nations half-dollar coin, this vision of Liberty depicts her figure in left-profile relief as she walks toward the setting sun on the horizon. She carries the oak and laurel branches in her left arm, holds her right hand outstretched toward the horizon, and wears the American flag over her shoulders. Liberty is engraved above her head, with the date mark at her feet.At her heels is the national motto of In God We Trust. On the reverse side of all Silver Eagle coins is the image of the heraldic eagle of the United States. Some version of this design has been used on American coinage since the very first coins were struck by the original Philadelphia Mint in 1794. This particular design is a modern, powerful depiction of the bald eagle with its wings spread wide and the national shield on its chest. The bird clutches the arrows of war in one talon and the olive branch of peace in the other.
In its beak is a ribbon with the phrase E Pluribus Unum, and above its head is a cluster of 13 stars arranged in a triangle. Each of the stars represents one of the original 13 colonies in America. Engravings on this side include United States of America and 1 oz Fine Silver One Dollar.For the proof and burnished versions of the coin, youll also find a mint mark on this side of the coin. There is no mint mark for bullion coinage. Graded PCGS MS66 Silver Coin. The coin pictured is the exact coin you will receive. Please look at the pictures closely for condition.
All our coins are Guaranteed authentic. Contains: 1 oz Fine Silver. Great Piece of American History.Failure to include this information may delay processing your return. The item "1989 American Silver Eagle PCGS MS66 Rainbow TONING" is in sale since Thursday, May 6, 2021. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Bullion\Silver\Coins". The seller is "pokerfan74" and is located in Las Vegas, Nevada. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.