Why “2020 W NGC PF70 Ultra Cameo First Day of Issue Hand Signed by Elizabeth Jones 11” Coin:
“2020 W NGC PF70 Ultra Cameo First Day of Issue Hand Signed by Elizabeth Jones 11” 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 this coin is a flawless piece and a fine addition to any collection, making it highly desirable and a smart long-term investment.
The 2020 W NGC PF70 Ultra Cameo First Day of Issue Hand Signed by Elizabeth Jones 11 coins are an ultra-rare luxury sought after by collectors due to their sheer beauty and the fact that they are the inaugural edition of the most popular coin ever minted by the US Mint. This particular piece is signed by the eleventh Chief Engraver of the United States Mint Elizabeth Jones who held this position from 1981 until her resignation in 1991. The coin has a black core, making it truly stand out from the other plain silver coins.
The Outlook Of The Coin:
The outlook of the coin is simply marvelous to behold. The black 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.
Being the first day of issue coin and graded PF-70 Ultra Cameo by the NGC, it attests to the perfect condition of this 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 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. It signifies the most important development in the coin world of the US. The black core of this first day of issue coin makes it stand out among the others of its types, making it a highly valuable and sought-after item by collectors.
The coin hosts the last of the inaugural designs, the back of which is John Mercanti’s rendition of the Heraldic Eagle containing the following elements:
- A black core at the front as well as at the back
- 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
The front has a classical lady liberty design, designed by Adolph A. Weinman. The “NGC PF70 UCam” attests to the coin’s condition (which in this case is a perfect 70 Ultra Cameo). What additionally makes it a unique and collectible piece is the fact that this is the last coin that will be minted with John Mercanti’s design of the rendition of a heraldic eagle on the reverse of the silver eagle. The coin is also signed by the famous medalist and coin sculpturist Micheal Gaudioso.
The eagle on the back symbolizes majesty, beauty, and freedom. A highly detailed and beautifully engraved design that makes the 2020 W NGC PF70 Ultra Cameo First Day of Issue Hand Signed by Elizabeth Jones 11 stand out from a thousand coins.
About Elizabeth Jones:
The first and only woman appointed to the prestigious position of US Mint Chief Engraver, Elizabeth Jones served from 1981–1990. During that time, Jones supervised the introduction of the American Silver and Gold Eagles, as well as the launch of the modern US Mint Commemorative Coin Program. She also designed a number of iconic modern commemorative coins.
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.