The Perth Mint introduced the Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle series in 2014. To date, the series has featured masterful imagery reflecting the life and majestic beauty of Australia's largest bird of prey designed exclusively by American sculptor John Mercanti (the former 12th U.S. Mint Chief Engraver).
This 2022 release represents the series' first two ounce silver Piedfort style coin to be minted with an enhanced reverse proof finish. The mirrored design elements on the enhanced reverse proof coin are selectively embellished with multiple degrees of frosted texture, resulting in an image with astounding depth and dimension.
This 2022 Silver Eagle is dramatically modified to enhance the exciting Type-2 design launched in 2021. After leaving the Mint, the coin's surface was clad with Black Ruthenium with 24K gold added to the primary design elements. This 2022 American Silver Eagle coin represents the Type-2 second year of issue. The bullion coin contains 1 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver.
2-Coin Set - 2021 Silver Type 1 & Type 2 American Legacy Ennobling American Eagle GEM BU
This gorgeous American Legacy set celebrates the 2021 design transition of the U.S. Mint's American Silver Eagle coin from the Type-1 to the Type-2 design in a spectacularly colorful way! The 2-piece set includes one final release of the 2021 Silver Eagle coin minted with the Type-1 heraldic eagle reverse design and one 2021 Silver Eagle coin representing the inaugural release of the series with the Type-2 eagle landing design on the reverse. Both coins have been transformed into breathtaking masterpieces of numismatic art through the innovative magic of ennobling by the Germania Mint, featuring vibrant red, white and blue American flag backgrounds, with 24K gold galvanic gilding on the design elements and lettering.
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