The Silver American Eagle is one of the world’s most popular coins, and it’s not hard to understand why. With beautiful designs on both the obverse and reverse, the official silver coin of the United States is produced annually in bullion, proof, and burnished versions. The 2016-W Burnished Silver American Eagle coin is available to you today online at Silver.com.
- Ships to you in a protective plastic slab!
- 30th anniversary year for the Silver American Eagle!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .999 fine silver.
- Issued a face value of $1 (USD) by the United States.
- Bears a grade of Specimen Proof 69 from the Professional Coin Grading Service.
- First Strike status!
- Walking Liberty from Adolph A. Weinman on the obverse.
- Heraldic eagle of the US from John Mercanti on the reverse.
- “W” mint mark from the West Point Mint.
The Burnished Silver American Eagle coin was introduced by the United States Mint in 2006. The coins made their debut on the 20th anniversary issue of the Silver American Eagle, and with special production process that created a more vibrant and beautiful finish, the coins were aimed directly at collectors.
Each of the 2016-W Burnished Silver American Eagle coins in this listing earned a unique Specimen Proof 69 grade from the PCGS. Coins with this grade have full, original mint luster, along with a maximum of two minor detracting flaws and feature a finish that is considered to meet particularly high standards.
As a First Strike coin, these 2016-W Burnished Silver American Eagle coins arrived at the PCGS depository or an approved third-party depository for certification within the first 30 days of the release date for 2016 issues set by the US Mint.
On the obverse side of all 2016-W Burnished Silver American Eagle coins is Adolph A. Weinman’s depiction of Lady Liberty. Wearing the American flag around her shoulders, Liberty strides toward the setting sun as a representation of America’s march toward a brighter future.
The reverse side of the 2016-W Burnished Silver American Eagle bears John Mercanti’s heraldic eagle design. Created in 1986, this image depicts the American bald eagle as it sits behind the nation’s heraldic shield, along with the coin’s weight, metal content, purity, and face value.
All 2016-W Burnished Silver American Eagle coins in this listing are from the West Point Mint in the United States Mint system, as indicated by the presence of a “W” mint mark on the coins.
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