Why “1986 S NGC PF70 UCam First Year of Issue American Silver Eagle Ed Moy” Coin:
“1986 S NGC PF70 UCam First Year of Issue American Silver Eagle Ed Moy” is hand-signed by the 38th Director of the United States Mint Edmund C Moy and is certified by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation or the NGC in terms of its attributes, grading, and authentication; graded as PF70 Ultra Cameo. This means it is a flawless piece and a fine addition to any collection, making it highly desirable and a smart long-term investment.
The 1986 S NGC PF70 UCam First Year of Issue American Silver Eagle Ed Moy coins are an ultra-rare luxury sought after by the collectors due to their sheer beauty and the fact that they have been designed by none other than the famous John Mercanti. Make the coin first year of issue and add the signature of Ed Moy to it and you have yourself an indespensible asset.
The American silver eagle serves as the United States’ official silver bullion coin which has the face value of one dollar and contains one troy ounce of 99.9% pure silver. The original Ed Moy signature further adds to the value of the coin.
The Outlook Of The Coin:
The outlook of the coin is simply marvelous to behold. The silver core really brings out the beauty and the craft that has been put into the coin. There aren’t many coins with this level of artistic beauty which makes it more of an art piece than a currency. All in all, it is a marvelous collectible item that is must to have for any coin collector who considers their collection to be complete and valuable.
The eagle on the back symbolizes majesty, beauty, and freedom. A highly detailed and beautifully engraved design that makes the 1986 S NGC PF70 UCam First Year of Issue American Silver Eagle Ed Moy stand out from a thousand coins.
Being a “First Year Of Issue” coin, it symbolizes that this coin was acquired within one year of the minting of the coin. Additionally, it also signifies that the coin was received by NGC (or a repository approved by NGC) within one week of the release date of the coin.
The coin hosts the earliest of the inaugural designs, the back of which is John Mercanti’s rendition of the Heraldic Eagle containing the following elements:
- Thirteen stars above the eagle’s head representing the original thirteen colonies
- Shield in the middle of the eagle’s body
- In one talon, arrows and an olive branch in the other.
- A banner held in the eagle’s beak that states “E PLURIBUS UNUM”
- Along the borders, it reads “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” at the top and “1 OZ FINE SILVER~ ONE DOLLAR” at the bottom
- Finally, there are John Mercanti’s initials which are also engraved on the backside
The front has a classical lady liberty design, designed by Adolph A. Weinman. The “NGC PF70 Ultra Cameo” attests to the coin’s condition (which in this case is a perfect 70). What additionally makes it a unique and collectible piece is the fact that this coin was minted in 1986, one of the most important years for coin collectors that marks the era of US silver eagles with John Mercanti’s heralded eagle.
The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation or NGC offers certification for the authentication of coins having certified over 47 million coins. This additionally includes determining the coin’s attributes and even its incapsulation in the holders. The NGC certifications help determine the value of a coin and on an annual basis, they release a census report that contains information about the coin issues. Since 1995, NGC has been serving as the official grading service for American Numismatic Association.
The certified grading of the coins is based on the “70 Point Sheldon coin grading scale” with strike designation including:
- Deep Cameo
- Ultra Cameo
The rare the status of a coin (along with features like hand-signed or dark cored), the better price they can capture. The American Eagle is not only the most beloved, but also the official silver bullion coin of the United States minted on November 24, 1986. No American bullion collection is complete without this marvelous piece of art.
* The images are a true representation of the beauty of the coin that you will receive. Once in your hand, you’ll be able to truly cherish their artistic beauty.