2022 Silver Eagle First Strike PCGS MS70 Emily Damstra Designer Signed. Authorized NGC & PCGS Dealer. 2022 will be the first full year of the new Silver Eagle, formerly known as the Type 2. This coin is Hand Signed by Emily Damstra the designer and sculpted by Michael Gaudioso.PCGS's encapsulation guarantees the coins MS70 (perfect 70) condition. What makes this coin so special is this is the first year the U. Mint is using Emily Damstra's design of her new Eagle Landing on the reverse of the silver eagle. The new Type-2 reverse depicts a beautifully detailed eagle in flight preparing to land, with a branch of oak clutched in its talons.
Since 1986 (for 36 years) the U. Mint has struck the same design for the beloved American Silver Eagle, until now. Don't miss out on this important piece of American Silver Eagle history. The American Silver Eagle is the official silver bullion coin of the United States first released November 24, 1986.American Silver eagles are only struck in the one-troy ounce size, which has a face value of one dollar and is guaranteed to contain one troy ounce of 99.9% pure silver. The Silver American Eagle coins were minted at the San Francisco Mint from 1986 - 1992. From 1993 - 2000 the coins were minted in the Philadelphia Mint.
In 2001 the Silver Eagle production moved to West Point where the minting is still done today. Weinman designed the obverse known as The Walking Liberty and Emily Damstra designed the reverse. Emily Damstra earned an M.
In science illustration from the University of Michigan and embarked on a career as a freelance illustrator. She creates zoological, botanical, anthropological, ecological and paleontological illustrations for diverse clients.She notes that working on the reverse for the American Silver Eagle was a unique opportunity to leave a lasting impression on a beloved coin. It was with great care and consideration that I undertook the assignment to design the reverse side of the American Eagle one ounce silver coin, aware that many coin collectors revere the classic Walking Liberty design by Adolph A. I knew that it would be a challenge to follow the lead of John Mercanti, the United States Mint sculptor and engraver (and later United States Mint chief engraver) who created the original reverse design - a superb rendering of a heraldic eagle.
Damstra has designed many United States coins and medals, including. This beautiful American Silver Eagle was certified and graded by PCGS (Professional Coin Grading Service). The grade is MS70 (Mint State 70 or Perfect 70) which means the coin is completely flawless. PCGS is a highly respected grading company and one of the largest in the United States. The coin pictured is only a representation of the coin you will receive, not the exact coin (serial numbers will vary).
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