Why does this flawless First Releases 2020-(P) American Silver Eagle bullion coin belong in your collection?
The U.S. Mint's American Silver Eagle is one of the most popular precious metals products worldwide. As demand for bullion increased during the global 2020 crisis, the Mint expanded production of the Silver Eagle to include its Philadelphia branch. This bullion variety 2020 Silver Eagle coin is part of the 240,000 coin Emergency Production release struck at the Philadelphia Mint.
Adolph A. Weinman's Iconic Walking Liberty Design
Lady Liberty is elegantly depicted on the obverse, confidently walking toward the rising sun draped in the folds of the American flag, while carrying long branches of oak and laurel. Inscriptions include "LIBERTY," "2020" and "IN GOD WE TRUST."
Centered on the reverse is a heraldic eagle with thirteen stars above, designed by 12th U.S. Mint Chief Engraver John Mercanti. Inscribed "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "1 OZ. FINE SILVER," "ONE DOLLAR" and "E PLURIBUS UNUM."
Mint State 70 Perfection with Black Core Holder and Exclusive Eagle Silhouette Label
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has authenticated this 2020 American Silver Eagle bullion coin as an Emergency Production issue of the Philadelphia Mint, and judged its superior strike and flawless surfaces to be worthy of the grade Mint State 70. Submitted for review within thirty days of release, the 1 oz. silver dollar earned the designation First Releases. The coin is elegantly presented in a black core NGC holder with a dramatic Eagle Silhouette certification label.