Introducing the NGC AirView Holder

NGC is excited to introduce the patent pending NGC AirView Holder, a first of its kind in the coin certification industry. Designed for small, fragile and oddly sized coins, the NGC AirView Holder is the best way to preserve and display coins that previously could not benefit from the protection of NGC encapsulation.

The innovative NGC AirView Holder is the result of more than four years of research and development by experts in numismatics, materials science, engineering and design. It works by securely suspending a coin between two layers of high-quality polymers that are both crystal clear and fully inert.

The NGC AirView Holder is now available for submissions to NGC’s Sarasota headquarters, including bulk submissions, at NGC’s discretion for no additional charge.

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The Royal Mint celebrates 50th Anniversary of Pride with rainbow 50p

The Royal Mint has today launched a commemorative 50p celebrating the 50th anniversary of Pride UK. The coin marks the first time Britain’s LGBTQ+ community has been celebrated on official UK coinage, developed in collaboration with Pride in London. Five million coins will also enter general circulation later this year, making the landmark design accessible to all.

The 50p design, revealed by The Royal Mint last month, features Pride in London’s values of Protest, Visibility, Unity, and Equality in rainbows on the reverse (tails) of the coin. With state-of-the-art colour printing technology, the iconic colours of the Pride progression flag are recreated with special-edition colour versions of the silver and brilliant uncirculated coins.

Following an LGBTQ+ art exhibition hosted by Pride UK, The Royal Mint invited participating artists to submit entries in a competition to create a reverse design for a coin celebrating the 50th anniversary of Pride UK. The winning submission selected by The Royal Mint Advisory Committee was the work of Dominique Holmes, an east London artist, writer, and LGBTQ+ activist with a varied artistic background that includes tattoo artistry.

Speaking about their design, Dominique Holmes said: “Working to the scale of a 50 pence piece was interesting for me as I’m used to working on a larger scale. The main challenge was ensuring that the important messages of protest and visibility could be clearly understood on the coin. I had to keep a 50p next to me at all times as I worked to keep my sketches in check!

“Seeing the design and the message of Protest and Pride on the coin itself was quite moving. Growing up in the 80s and 90s in the UK, I never saw this sort of positive LGBTQ+ representation, and I feel very proud to have worked on something that celebrates and commemorates such an historic moment for the LGBTQ+ community and the Pride movement so publicly.

“This is a significant milestone in the fight for LGBTQ+ rights and equality. Pride means so much to me and to so many people across the UK and beyond, and it’s important that we take time to celebrate the progress made over the last 50 years, whilst continuing the important work for our community.”

Nicola Howell, Chief Commercial Officer at The Royal Mint said: “It has been a pleasure working with Dominique on the 50th Anniversary of Pride coin. Their design is a fitting tribute to the legacy of Pride UK, and we know how excited collectors will be to find one in their change. We are always looking to work with talented British artists from a range of backgrounds who are passionate about bringing their own diverse experiences to life on an official UK coin.”

The launch of the new LGBTQ+ coin forms part of The Royal Mint’s wider commitment to diversity and inclusion. Alongside D&I training for all employees, a network of D&I Champions and employee-led LGBTQ+ society, ‘Enfys’, employees from The Royal Mint will be marching in the Pride in London parade on 2nd of July to show their support to the LGBTQ+ community.

As part of the launch, The Royal Mint will make a financial contribution to London LGBT Community Pride C.I.C. The 50p will be available to purchase via The Royal Mint website and includes gold, silver, and brilliant uncirculated versions.

PCGS Launches Pack Grading and New Small-Size Holders for Banknotes

PCGS begins grading full and half packs of U.S. small-size notes and unveils a new holder for smaller notes.

(Santa Ana, California – June 8, 2022) Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) has officially launched pack grading for those who wish to submit their banknote packs for encapsulation. The innovative PCGS pack holders, which allow for half (50) or full (100) consecutive serial-numbered banknotes to be encapsulated in a single holder, are ideal for grading banknote packs whose historic or collectible significance is better maintained by keeping the notes physically together. 

“The benefit of grading an entire pack of banknotes rather than individual notes has a lot to do with certain collectible characteristics that are unique to packs of banknotes, such as keeping together a run of notes with consecutive numbers, consecutive Star Notes, and the like,” explains PCGS President Stephanie Sabin. “There are even cases where a pack of notes may be historical or collectible for other reasons, such as having an origin associated with a bank hoard, a notable collector, or other numismatically significant factors.” She adds, “pack grading is similar to how some people collect sealed packs of trading cards and how those are often holdered in a single pack – it preserves their collectability in a way that might be lost if the items are separated and encapsulated individually.” 

In addition to the rollout of pack grading, PCGS also unveils its new small-size note holder.

“Collector and dealer feedback led to our decision that we should provide a holder specifically designed for these notes,” remarks Sabin. “So many of the submissions we received are U.S. small-size notes, Fractional and postage currency, and other notes from around the world that are smaller than the large-size notes our holders were designed to accommodate. With these new holders, PCGS offers a right-sized solution for a wide variety of banknotes.” 

Director of PCGS Banknote Joe Pielago explains, “PCGS is always looking for the best solutions to provide the ideal holder for some of the smallest and most unusual notes. We are proud to innovate our offerings to the market to continue providing premium products. We are always listening to customer feedback, and this was another offering the market requested that we are excited to provide.” 

All PCGS Banknote holders will continue to include anti-counterfeiting Near-Field Communication (NFC) technology, which PCGS introduced to the numismatic industry to ensure future buyers and collectors that the contents of their holders are as stated on the labels. 

Since 1986, PCGS has proven a successful track record for introducing new products and solutions to the market, and the pack holder is no exception. Earlier this year, the very first pack to be encapsulated in the new multi-note holder was a full 100-note consecutively numbered pack of Series 1934A $500 Federal Reserve Notes. Submitted by U.S. Coins of Houston, Texas, and pedigreed to the prestigious Taylor Family Collection, it is one of the oldest-surviving packs of banknotes and presumably the only pack of $500 notes known in existence. Before being submitted to PCGS for crossover service, these notes were each encapsulated and graded individually by another grading service.

Currently, pack grading is available for U.S. small-size notes in the quantities of a complete full pack of 100 notes or half packs of 50. All notes in the pack are examined by graders, and a single grade is granted as a composite for the entire pack. However, the stated grade does not guarantee that any single given note within will grade at that level if it were submitted individually. Each pack is a single grading fee based on the declared value of the pack with an additional $60 fee for the unique new pack holder. More information and guidelines for submitting packs is available at www.PCGS.com/banknote.

About Professional Coin Grading Service

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) is a third-party coin and banknote grading company that was launched in 1986. Over 35 years, PCGS has examined and certified nearly 50 million U.S. and world coins, medals, and tokens with a combined value of over $48 billion. For more information about PCGS products and services, including how to submit your coins for authentication and grading, please visit www.PCGS.com or call PCGS Customer Service at (800) 447-8848.

2022 American Women Quarters Rolls and Bags™–Wilma Mankiller On Sale June 14

WASHINGTON – The United States Mint (Mint) American Women Quarters 2022 Rolls and Bags–Wilma Mankiller will be available for purchase on June 14 at noon EDT. The Wilma Mankiller quarter is the third coin in the American Women Quarters™ Program, a four-year program that celebrates the accomplishments and contributions made by women who have shaped our Nation’s history.

The rolls and bags product options include:

  • Priced at $40.00, a bag of 100 uncirculated clad quarter dollars minted in Philadelphia (product code 22WBE).
  • Priced at $40.00, a bag of 100 uncirculated clad quarter dollars minted in Denver (product code 22WBF).
  • Priced at $36.00, a two-roll set containing a total of 80 uncirculated clad quarter dollars minted in Philadelphia and Denver (product code 22WRE).
  • Priced at $54.00, a three-roll set containing a total of 120 uncirculated clad quarter dollars minted in Philadelphia, Denver, and San Francisco (product code 22WRF).

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The Wilma Mankiller quarter reverse (tails) depicts her with a resolute gaze to the future. The wind is at her back, and she is wrapped in a traditional shawl. To her left is the seven-pointed star of the Cherokee Nation. Additional inscriptions are “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “E PLURIBUS UNUM,” “QUARTER DOLLAR,” “WILMA MANKILLER,” “PRINCIPAL CHIEF,” and the name of the Cherokee Nation written in the Cherokee syllabary.

United States Mint Artistic Infusion Program Designer Benjamin Sowards created the Wilma Mankiller quarter reverse design, which United States Mint Medallic Artist Phebe Hemphill sculpted.

Each coin in this series features a common obverse (heads) design depicting a portrait of George Washington. This design was originally composed and sculpted by Laura Gardin Fraser as a candidate entry for the 1932 quarter, which honored the bicentennial of George Washington’s birth. The inscriptions are “LIBERTY,” “IN GOD WE TRUST,” and “2022.”

Products in the American Women Quarters Program can also be purchased through the Mint’s Product Enrollment Program. Enrollments work like a magazine subscription. After you sign up, you will receive the next product released in the series and continue to receive products until you end your enrollment. Visit our enrollments page to learn more.

Inspire women everywhere. Shop the American Women Quarters Program today and start collecting this historic series honoring extraordinary women whose achievements, triumphs, and legacies reflect the strength and resilience of our Nation.

Note: To ensure that all members of the public have fair and equal access to United States Mint products, the United States Mint will not accept and will not honor orders placed prior to the official on-sale date of June 14, 2022, at noon EDT.

Please use the United States Mint catalog site at https://catalog.usmint.gov/ as your primary source of the most current information on product and service status or call 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468).

United States Mint Begins Shipping Third American Women Quarters™ Program Coins

WASHINGTON – The United States Mint (Mint) has begun shipping the third coin in the American Women Quarters (AWQ) Program. These circulating quarters honoring Wilma Mankiller are manufactured at the Mint facilities in Philadelphia and Denver. Coins featuring additional honorees will begin shipping later this year and through 2025.

“It is my honor to present our Nation’s first circulating coins dedicated to celebrating American women and their contributions to American history,” said Mint Deputy Director Ventris C. Gibson. “Each 2022 quarter is designed to reflect the breadth and depth of accomplishments being celebrated throughout this historic coin program. Wilma Mankiller was a leader in the Cherokee Nation and a strong voice worldwide for social justice, Native people, and women.”

Wilma Mankiller was the first woman elected chief of the Cherokee Nation. Mankiller’s administration revitalized the Cherokee Nation through extensive community development, including improvements to health care and education. Mankiller’s leadership on social and financial issues made her tribe a national role model.

Designed by United States Mint Artistic Infusion Program (AIP) Artist Benjamin Sowards and sculpted by United States Mint Medallic Artist Phebe Hemphill, the reverse (tails) design depicts Wilma Mankiller with a resolute gaze to the future. The wind is at her back, and she is wrapped in a traditional shawl. To her left is the seven-pointed star of the Cherokee Nation. It was designed by United States Mint Artistic Infusion Program (AIP) Artist Benjamin Sowards and sculpted by United States Mint Medallic Artist Phebe Hemphill. The inscriptions are “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “E PLURIBUS UNUM,” “QUARTER DOLLAR,” “WILMA MANKILLER,” “PRINCIPAL CHIEF,” and the name of the Cherokee Nation written in the Cherokee syllabary.

The obverse (heads) depicts a portrait of George Washington originally composed and sculpted by Laura Gardin Fraser to mark George Washington’s 200th birthday.  Though Frazer’s work was a recommended design for the 1932 quarter, then-Treasury Secretary Mellon ultimately selected the familiar John Flanagan design. Of Fraser, Deputy Director Gibson said, “I am proud that the new obverse design of George Washington is by one of the most prolific female sculptors of the early 20th century. Laura Gardin Fraser was the first woman to design a U.S. commemorative coin, and her work is lauded in both numismatic and artistic circles. Ninety years after she intended for it to do so, her obverse design has fittingly taken its place on the quarter.”

Inscriptions are “LIBERTY,” “IN GOD WE TRUST,” and “2022.” The obverse design is common to all quarters issued in the series.

Authorized by Public Law 116-330 , the American Women Quarters Program features coins with reverse (tails) designs emblematic of the accomplishments and contributions of trailblazing American women. The Mint will issue five quarters per year beginning in 2022 and continuing through 2025. The ethnically, racially, and geographically diverse group of individuals honored through this program reflects a wide range of accomplishments and fields, including suffrage, civil rights, abolition, government, humanities, science, space, and the arts. Additional 2022 quarters still to be released will honor Nina Otero-Warren, a leader in New Mexico’s suffrage movement and the first female superintendent of Santa Fe public schools; and Anna May Wong, the first Chinese American film star in Hollywood, who achieved international success despite racism and discrimination.

“Principal Chief Mankiller demonstrated that the power to change our communities is limited only by our vision,” said AIP Artist Benjamin Sowards. “She saw her people as the source of hope for the Cherokee Nation. She believed the strength of the community offered solutions to the challenges they were facing.

Please consult with your local banks regarding availability of AWQ Program quarters honoring Wilma Mankiller in late June and early July.

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NGC-certified Coin from Famous Shipwreck Offered in MDC Monaco Auction

An array of rare ancient and world coins certified by NGC, including a coin salvaged from a shipwreck off the Florida coast, are being offered in an upcoming auction. Online bidding is currently underway for Monnaies de Collection Monaco’s Auction No. 9, with sessions concluding June 3–4, 2022.

The top NGC-certified lot is a gold coin recovered from the wreckage of the 1715 Spanish Treasure Fleet that sank off the coast of Florida during a hurricane. The Mexico 1715MO J “Royal” 8 Escudos is graded NGC MS 62 with Large Rosettes on Reverse and pedigreed to the 1715 Fleet (lot 1110).

Intended for important dignitaries, Royal coinage was struck on special planchets that are markedly different than the crude cobs typical of Spanish colonial mints of this era. Only a few dozen examples of Royal 8 Escudos from all dates are known. This one has a starting price of €250,000 (about $260,000).

Another top NGC-graded lot is a coin that depicts a young Queen Victoria and is regarded by many as the most beautiful in British numismatics. The Great Britain 1839 Una and the Lion 5 Sovereign is graded NGC PF 62 Ultra Cameo (lot 927) and has a starting price of €150,000 (about $156,000).

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2022 American Innovation $1 Coin Proof Set™ Available on June 7

WASHINGTON – The United States Mint (Mint) will begin accepting orders for the 2022 American Innovation $1 Coin Proof Set on June 7 at noon EDT. The set is priced at $24.00 (product code 22GA).

The American Innovation® $1 Coin Program is a multi-year series featuring coins with distinctive reverse (tails) designs that celebrate America’s ingenuity and the pioneering efforts of individuals or groups from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories. The 2022 American Innovation $1 Coin Proof Set includes coins honoring innovations from Rhode Island, Vermont, Kentucky, and Tennessee. Designs for these coins were created by United States Mint Artistic Infusion Program (AIP) Designers and sculpted by United States Mint Medallic Artists. Descriptions of the coins are below.

Rhode Island – This design depicts Nathanael Herreshoff’s famous Reliance yacht at full speed in the waters surrounding Rhode Island. The design is bordered by a rope evoking the nautical scene. Inscriptions are “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and “RHODE ISLAND.” AIP Designer Dennis Friel created the design, which was sculpted by Medallic Artist Phebe Hemphill.

Vermont – This design features a young snowboarder in the air performing a trick called a “melon grab,” set against a mountainous winter skyline inspired by the landscape of Vermont. The aim of the design is to capture a sense of the energy and exuberance of snowboarding through movement implied by diagonal lines and curved shapes. Inscriptions are “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and “VERMONT.” AIP Designer Justin Kunz created the design, which was sculpted by Medallic Artist Craig Campbell.

Kentucky – This design features a banjo, an important bluegrass instrument, tilted to one side, alluding to the rhythm and movement of the music. Inscriptions are “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “BLUEGRASS,” and “KENTUCKY.” The design was created by AIP Designer Christina Hess and sculpted by Medallic Artist Renata Gordon.

Tennessee – This design depicts a Tennessee farm with newly installed power lines lining the road. Inscriptions are “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY,” and “TENNESSEE.” The design was created by AIP Designer Matt Swaim and sculpted by Chief Engraver Joseph Menna.

The obverse (heads) of all American Innovation $1 Coins depicts a dramatic representation of the Statue of Liberty in profile with the inscriptions “IN GOD WE TRUST” and “$1.” The design also includes a privy mark of a stylized gear, representing industry and innovation, which changes every year of the program. The inscriptions “2022,” “S” mint mark, and “E PLURIBUS UNUM” are incused on the coins’ edge. AIP Designer Justin Kunz created the design, which Medallic Artist Phebe Hemphill sculpted. All coins in the set were struck at the Mint’s San Francisco facility. A certificate of authenticity is included in the packaging.

To sign up for a REMIND ME alert, please visit https://catalog.usmint.gov/american-innovation-1-coin-2022-proof-set-22GA.html/. The American Innovation $1 Coin Proof Sets are included in the Mint’s Product Enrollment Program. Structured like a magazine subscription, this program affords customers the convenience of signing up to receive automatic shipments of products in a series. The shipments continue until the enrollment is cancelled. For details, visit https://catalog.usmint.gov/shop/enrollments/.

Additional products in the American Innovation $1 Coin Program are available at https://catalog.usmint.gov/coins/coin-programs/american-innovation-dollar-coins/.

Coming Attractions at the Long Beach Expo, June 30-July 2, 2022

Diverse attractions include on-site grading by coin, banknote, and sports memorabilia authenticators plus educational seminars at the Long Beach Convention Center

Thousands of people come from all over the United States and beyond to attend the Long Beach Expo, a longtime collectibles tradition in southern California. The June 30-July 2, 2022, Long Beach Expo will bring together hundreds of dealers from across the collectibles world and will host a diverse array of exciting attractions. Courtesy of Professional Coin Grading Service.

(Long Beach, CA – June 1, 2022) – The Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Show (www.LongBeachExpo.com) unfolds at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California, June 30 through July 2, 2022. One of the biggest collectibles shows on the West Coast is headlined by a multimillion-dollar Heritage Auctions event and brings hundreds of dealers, an exciting array of attractions, Meet the Expert sessions with collectibles experts, a comprehensive speaker series, on-site grading of coins and sports cards, a treasure hunt for kids, giveaways, and much more.

“It’s always great to be back at the Long Beach Expo, just a short drive away from the Professional Coin Grading Service headquarters in Santa Ana,” says Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) President Stephanie Sabin. “Some of the biggest action of the year occurs at the Long Beach Expo, where thousands of coin collectors and enthusiasts of many other collectibles hobbies come together to buy, sell, trade, learn, and explore. Among the main attractions will be the exhibition of John Q Little’s All-Time Finest Standing Liberty Quarter Collection, featuring quarters that were struck from 1916 through 1930 and are considered by many among the nation’s most beautiful coins.”

Other highlights include four Meet the Expert sessions where the public can find out what their coins, banknotes, collectible cards, and video games are worth. “It’s a thrill to have four Meet the Expert sessions at the Long Beach Expo,” remarks PCGS Senior Event Manager Samantha Dark. “We have something for virtually everyone here at the Long Beach Expo, including the chance for collectors to submit their coins and collectible cards for grading right here at the show, chances to win coins and sports collectibles, a variety of educational speakers, a treasure hunt with prizes for young attendees, and an amazing talented face painter.” She adds, “the Long Beach Expo is a true destination for camaraderie and fun.”

Below is a complete list of attractions for the June 30-July 2 Long Beach Expo:

  • Heritage Auctions sale of rare coins
  • Onsite grading of coins, banknotes, trading cards, and memorabilia from PCGS and Professional Sports Authenticator (PSA)
  • Kids’ Treasure Hunt with prizes on Saturday, July 1, 2022
  • Giveaways of valuable coins, banknotes, and sports collectibles
  • John Q Little’s All-Time Finest Standing Liberty Quarter Exhibit
  • Coin Grading Competition
  • Meet the Expert sessions with –
    • Steve Feltner, PCGS Director of Numismatic Education & Grading Team Leader
    • Philip Thomas, PCGS Banknote Specialist & Research Manager
    • Dan Wulkan of Memory Lane
    • Dan Gomez, WATA Games Head of Research and Authentication
  • Educational speaker series covering a wide array of collectibles topics
  • Kids Zone with activities for young attendees
  • Face painting by professional Long Beach artist Shawna Del Real from Face n’ Body Art
  • And much more

*Check the attractions page (www.longbeachexpo.com/visitors/attractions) for times/dates of individual attractions.

Additionally, PCGS is offering a banknote on-site grading special allowing submitters to take advantage of show turnaround times and pay only $45 per note when submitting five or more qualifying notes for Regular Service on-site. More information can be found at https://www.pcgs.com/shows/detail/6703.

PCGS Collectors Club membership is required for all submissions, so those who are not members can join ahead of the event and also enjoy free admission to all Long Beach Expos by visiting https://www.pcgs.com/join.

PSA will be offering on-site card grading Thursday and Friday, and autograph authentication Friday and Saturday. Visit the show page for more info at https://www.psacard.com/resources/showdetail/427. They will also be accepting Take-Home Submissions for trading cards, unopened packs, tickets, autographs, memorabilia, and more.

The Long Beach Expo will be held from June 30 and runs through July 2. Doors open 10 a.m. through 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, and Friday, July 1, and 10 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 2. The Long Beach Expo will take place at the Long Beach Convention Center – Hall C, 100 S. Pine Avenue, Long Beach, California 90802.

Professional Coin Grading Service Director of Numismatic Education & Grading Team Leader Steve Feltner examines coins for a curious collector at a previous Long Beach Expo. Feltner will be on hand for his popular Meet the Expert sessions during the Long Beach Expo being held June 30-July 2, 2022. Courtesy of Professional Coin Grading Service.

About Long Beach Expo

Since 1964, the Long Beach Expo (LBE) has been the leading international trade show in the coin, banknote, stamp, and sports collectibles industry held by Expos Unlimited. Located in Long Beach, California, the Long Beach Expo brings together more than 10,000 dealers and collectors worldwide at its three shows held three times per year, hosted by Expos Unlimited, a division of Collectors Universe and a sister company of Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS), Professional Sports Authenticator (PSA), Certified Coin Exchange (CCE), Collectors Corner and Coinflation. To learn more about the Long Beach Expo, visit www.longbeachexpo.com or follow on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

United States Mint 2022 West Point American Eagle Silver Uncirculated Coin Available on June 1

WASHINGTON — The United States Mint (Mint) 2022 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin produced at the West Point Mint will be released on June 1 at noon EDT. Due to overwhelming demand, all inventory for this coin is reserved for enrollments. Customers may still have an opportunity to purchase the products, subject to availability, after enrollment orders are reconciled. All inventory resulting from cancellations, invalid, and/or fraudulent orders will be made available to the general public via “Remind Me” messages. To set up a “Remind Me” alert, please visit https://catalog.usmint.gov/american-eagle-2022-one-ounce-silver-uncirculated-coin-22EG.html/ (product code 22EG).

The American Eagle Silver Uncirculated Coin is the collector version of the official United States Mint American Eagle Silver Bullion Coin. Produced since 1986, this coin was updated in 2021 with a refreshed obverse (heads) and a completely redesigned reverse (tails) to mark the 35th anniversary of the American Eagle Coin Program.

Like its bullion counterpart, the obverse of the American Eagle Silver Uncirculated Coin features sculptor Adolph A. Weinman’s full-length figure of Liberty in full stride, enveloped in folds of the flag, with her right hand extended and branches of laurel and oak in her left. Using technological advancements, the coin has been redesigned to encompass some of Weinman’s original details, which renders a closer reflection of his original vision, including the addition of his traditional artist mark. Inscriptions are “LIBERTY,” “IN GOD WE TRUST,” and “2022.”

The reverse was created by United States Mint Artistic Infusion Program Designer Emily Damstra and sculpted by United States Mint Medallic Artist Michael Gaudioso. The design depicts an eagle as it approaches a landing, carrying an oak branch, as if to add it to a nest. Inscriptions are “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “E PLURIBUS UNUM,” “1 OZ. FINE SILVER,” and “ONE DOLLAR.”

To provide an added level of security, the redesigned American Eagle Silver Coin also includes a reed pattern variation. The Mint benchmarked its efforts against anti-counterfeiting programs implemented by major mints around the world.

The 2022 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin (W) is priced at $67.

The American Eagle One Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin is included in the Mint’s Numismatic Bulk Purchase Program. Click here for details.

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The Royal Mint unveils the iconic Three Graces Design as part of its Great Engravers Bullion Series

Three Graces Bar Minted Silver 10oz Reverse

As the home of precious metals, The Royal Mint has today unveiled the latest design as part of its popular ‘Great Engravers’ minted bullion bar series featuring ‘Three Graces’.

The Royal Mint has employed some of the greatest engravers to work on British coinage over its 1,100 year history. Remastered for investors, The Great Engravers minted bullion bar series celebrates their most iconic designs. Inspired by the resurgence of interest in classical art during the early nineteenth century, William Wyon RA recast the daughters of Zeus as three figures representing the recently united nations of England, Scotland and Ireland in his Three Graces design. This design grew to become one of the world’s most sought-after coin designs among numismatists.

The original design has been skilfully reinterpreted on a bullion bar by Royal Mint designer, Daniel Thorne. This new design of the Three Graces symbolises the reputation and history that underpin The Royal Mint’s precious metals offering, whilst breathing new life into a classic design.

Andrew Dickey, Divisional Director of Precious Metals at The Royal Mint comments: “As the UK’s home of precious metals, we are delighted to feature the Three Graces as the next design in our Great Engravers minted bullion bar series, combining intricate and iconic designs with precious metals investment products. Our Great Engravers minted bullion bar series offers an opportunity for investors to own physical gold or silver as part of their investment while also admiring the craftsmanship and details of the bar’s design.”

The Great Engravers Three Graces minted bullion range has been struck on a range of 999.9 fine gold and silver bars. Each bar is finished to The Royal Mint’s bullion standard, with the one-ounce gold and silver bars presented in unique, secure, Royal Mint branded blister packaging.
Each bar is limited in quantity with the bars being priced in line with live metal price.
Numbers quantities are as follows:

  • Gold 1oz (4000 units)
  • Silver 1oz (36,000 units)
  • Silver 10oz (6,100 units)

This isn’t the first time The Royal Mint has remastered the iconic design. In 2021 The Royal Mint remastered the Three Graces on a commemorative coin and the newer versions have already started to command higher prices on secondary market – often fetching up to 10 times their original value.

The Royal Mint has been synonymous with precious metals for over 1,100 years and is the trusted home of precious metals in the UK. The Royal Mint are the primary producer of bullion coins and bars in Britain, as well as offering digital investment opportunities and safe storage, combining a flair for design with expertise in metalwork. The form has evolved from coin to bar to digital asset, including DigiGold and physically backed, exchange-traded commodities, as well as Little Treasures, a gold-backed savings account specifically for children.

To view the full range, visit www.royalmint.com/invest/bullion/three-graces.

Three Graces Bullion Bars
Description Ten-Ounce Silver Bullion Bar One Ounce Silver Bullion Bar One Ounce Gold Bullion Bar
Alloy 999.9 Ag 999.9 Ag 999.9 Au
Size 89.79mm x 51.74mm 50.14mm x 29.16mm 50.14mm x 29.16mm
Designer Daniel Thorne Daniel Thorne Daniel Thorne
Standard Bullion Bullion Bullion

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