In 2006, the United States Mint celebrated the 20th anniversary of its American Eagle bullion coin program in style. The Silver Eagles were released to intense demand from both investors and collectors. In addition to the two traditional versions of the coin, the US Mint introduced a new annual collectible coin with the Burnished Silver Eagle and struck a celebratory reverse proof coin as well. Today, 2006-P 1 oz Reverse Proof Silver American Eagles are available to you online at Silver.com in near-perfect condition.
- Available to ship to you inside of NGC protective plastic slabs!
- 20th-anniversary strike of Silver American Eagles!
- Stunning reverse proof issue!
- Availability of certified coins is limited!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .999 fine silver.
- The face value of $1 (USD) is fully backed by the US government.
- Graded PF69 by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.
- Walking Liberty features on the obverse of the coin.
- Heraldic eagle of the United States on the reverse face.
- Includes a “P” mintmark from the Philadelphia Mint.
Demand for the Silver Eagles on the 20th anniversary of the collection was the highest it had been in either series since 1986/1987. The Brilliant Uncirculated coin sold 10,539,026 units in 2006, the highest since 1987 when 11.44 million coins were sold. The Proof coin sold a total of 1,092,477 coins, the highest since the 1986 debut of 1.446 million. In addition, the mint introduced the new Burnished Silver Eagle with 466,573 coins.
A portion of the Proof Silver Eagles and Burnished Silver Eagles were produced by the US Mint for inclusion in a three-coin set with a one-time issue of the Reverse Proof Silver Eagle. This was the first-ever strike of a reverse proof in the series with 248,875 eventually sold.
All of the 2006-P 1 oz Reverse Proof Silver American Eagles in this product listing comes with a PF69 certification. Considered near-perfect, these coins have full, original mint luster and a maximum of two minor detracting flaws. Examples of acceptable flaws include only minuscule contact marks or hairlines outside of the primary focal points of the coin.
Walking Liberty is depicted on the obverse of the 2006-P 1 oz Reverse Proof Silver Eagle. Designed in 1916 by Adolph A. Weinman, the image shows Liberty walking toward the sun on the horizon draped in the American flag.
The heraldic eagle of the United States is the featured design on the reverse of 2006 1 oz Reverse Proof Silver American Eagles. This iconic emblem of the nation includes a bald eagle with the US national shield, arrows of war, olive branch of peace, and a cluster of 13 stars representing the original colonies.
2006-P 1 oz Reverse Proof Silver American Eagles have frosted background fields with a raised, mirrored design element. Struck at the Philadelphia Mint, these coins were the first collectible Silver Eagles produced in Philadelphia since 2000.
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