NGC to Offer Special Labels and Designations for 2021-S American Eagle Type-2 Silver Proof

The following is a Press Release from Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) announcing that special labels and designations will be available for the 2021-S American Eagle Type-2 Silver Proof. The 2021-S American Eagle Type-2 will be going on sale at the United States Mint website starting at Noon Eastern on August 12, 2021.

The new Silver Eagle struck at the San Francisco Mint is being released on August 12th. Special submission instructions must be followed. See the “Submission Instructions” section of this article.

In a continuing celebration of the 35th anniversary of the American Eagle program, the 2021-S Proof Silver Eagle is being released by the US Mint on August 12, 2021. The coin features an refreshed obverse, the new Silver Eagle reverse design and additional security features. Silver Eagles struck at the San Francisco Mint are always popular among collectors, and these have a limited mintage of only 200,000 coins.

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is certifying 2021-S Proof Silver Eagles with a special attribution — Eagle Landing T-2 — and offering a variety of special labels, including the NGC Eagle 35th Anniversary Special Label, the ever-popular NGC Early Releases and First Releases labels and more.

2021-S American Eagle Type-2 Silver Proof Special Label (Image Courtesy of NGC)
2021-S American Eagle Type-2 Silver Proof Special Label (Image Courtesy of NGC)

The 2021-S Proof Silver Eagle obverse remains Adolf A. Weinman’s iconic Walking Liberty figure, but with the use of modern technology, she more closely resembles Weinman’s original design. His artist mark above her heel is a notable addition.

The reverse displays a new design, depicting a bald eagle preparing to land with an oak branch in its talons. It was engraved by artist Michael Gaudioso, who signs certification labels exclusively for NGC. The NGC Michael Gaudioso Signature Label is available for the 2021-S Proof Silver Eagles through select retailers.

Since 1987, NGC has certified more than 11 million Silver Eagles — far exceeding any other coin grading service. With the release of the new 2021 Silver Eagles, NGC looks forward to introducing even more ways to enhance these popular coins. To learn more about NGC’s certification options for all of the 2021 American Eagles, click here.

Submission Instructions

  • Submit the coins under the Modern grading tier or higher.
  • Coins do not need to be submitted in the US Mint packaging.

The following designations are available for this coin:

Designation optionsFeeDirections
Early Releases+$12On the US submission form, select Early Releases under Box 7. See cut-off dates here.
First Releases+$12On the US submission form, select First Releases under Box 7. See cut-off dates here.
(No Releases designation)By default

The following labels are available for this coin:

Label optionsFeeDirections

NGC Eagle 35th Anniversary Special Label #1550
FreeBy default. (Early Releases and First Releases designations are available on this label for an additional $12 fee, if applicable.)

San Francisco Cable Car #854
+$5Request San Francisco Cable Car Label #854 on your submission form. (Early Releases and First Releases are available on this label for an additional $12 fee, if applicable.)

Early Releases #378
Included with fee for Early Releases designation (+$12)Select Early Releases and enter Early Releases #378 on your submission form. Otherwise, NGC Eagle 35th Anniversary Special Label #1550 will be used.

First Releases #379
Included with fee for First Releases designation (+$12)Select First Releases and enter First Releases #379 on your submission form. Otherwise, NGC Eagle 35th Anniversary Special Label #1550 will be used.

NGC Standard Brown #377
FreeBy Request. Enter Standard Brown Label #377 on your submission form.

NGC Eagle 35th Anniversary Mountain Label #1548
FreeBy Request for bulk submissions only. Enter Eagle 35th Anniversary Mountain Label #1548 on your submission form.
NGC Special Labels

Questions? Contact NGC Customer Service at service@NGCcoin.com or 1-800-NGC-COIN (1-800-642-2646).

NGC Collectors Society paid members can submit their coins directly to NGC. Not an NGC Collectors Society member? Paid memberships start at just $25/year. Join today.

Bulk submissions

NGC’s First Day of Issue designation and labels are available for select bulk submissions only. To qualify for First Day of Issue, coins must be purchased within one day of the first day that a mint makes a new coin issue available for sale and must be received by NGC or an NGC-approved depository within one week of the release date. NGC will require that the submitter provide adequate evidence (including purchase receipts) to demonstrate the date when the coins were purchased.

For bulk submissions, contact Scott Heller at Sheller@NGCcoin.com or 941-360-3990 or Miles Standish at Miles@NGCcoin.com or 949-922-0515.

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