1995 W Silver Proof Eagle-RARE- PF 69 Ultra Cameo by NCG Ser#3681093-004

1995-W Proof American Silver Eagle

The 1995-W Proof American Silver Eagle is the rarest and likely most sought after strike in the history of the American Silver Eagle Program. With a mintage of only 30,125, far fewer of these coins were released than any other in the series, making the 1995-W Proof a key strike in the program.

1995-W Proof American Silver Eagle

The low mintage behind the 1995-W Proof is owed to its exclusive inclusion in a 10th Anniversary American Eagle Set which contained four different sized American Gold Eagles. The price of this set made it prohibitive to most collectors, leading to a relatively small number of them sold.

By the time the United States Mint released the 1995-W Proof American Silver Eagle as part of the set, the Eagle program was already in its tenth year. The program debuted in 1986 and was originally authorized by Congress as a series of bullion coins. Each silver bullion strike was required by law to have a composition of one ounce of .999 fine silver and minted in sufficient quantities to meet public demand.

10th Anniversary American Eagle Sets

However, in order to acknowledge the tenth anniversary of the Silver and associated American Gold Eagle Program, the United States Mint opted to create a special 10th Anniversary American Eagle Set. In the set, the

Many coin collectors shied away from the 10th Anniversary American Eagle Set, leading to a mintage of only 30,125 — despite a planned mintage cap that was set much higher at 45,000.

Like all other American Silver Eagles , the 1995-W proof contains an obverse image of Walking Liberty as originally designed by Adolph A. Weinman. The Weinman design was originally featured on the half dollar coin from the United States Mint released from 1916-1947.

The reverse shows John Mercanti’s heraldic eagle with shield design. Also on the reverse, the ‘W’ mintmark can be found identifying the strike as minted at the West Point facility.

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