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United States Mint Opens Sales for 2015 American Eagle Silver Proof Jan. 2

Happy New Year from the US Mint! American Eagle Silver Proof Coins
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The United States Mint will open sales for the 2015 American Eagle Silver Proof Coin (product code ES6) on Jan. 2 at noon Eastern Standard Time (EST).

The American Eagle Silver Proof Coin is the collector version of the United States Mint American Eagle Silver Bullion Coin. The coin’s obverse design features 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. The reverse (tails side) design features former United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver John Mercanti’s heraldic eagle with shield, an olive branch in the right talon and arrows in the left.

The American Eagle Silver Proof Coins are struck using .999 fine silver blanks that are specially treated and cleaned to ensure high-quality strikes. The coin bears the “W” mint mark, indicating its production at the United States Mint at West Point. Each coin is encapsulated in plastic and is mounted in a satin-lined presentation case. A Certificate of Authenticity accompanies each set.

The 2015 American Eagle Silver Proof Coin is priced at $48.95. Orders will be accepted at http://catalog.usmint.gov and at 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468), while hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1-888-321-MINT. Please visit the United States Mint website for more information on our new shipping options: catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html.

Note: To ensure that all members of the public have fair and equal access to United States Mint products, orders placed prior to the official on-sale date and time of January 2, 2015, at noon EST, shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.

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United States Minthttps://www.usmint.gov/
Since Congress created the United States Mint on April 2, 1792, the primary mission of the Mint is to produce an adequate volume of circulating coinage for the nation. As a self-funded agency, the United States Mint turns revenues beyond its operating expenses over to the General Fund of the Treasury. Other responsibilities include: Maintaining physical custody and protection of the Nation's $100 billion of U.S. gold and silver assets; Manufacturing and selling platinum, gold, and silver bullion coins; and Overseeing production facilities in Denver, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and West Point, as well as the U.S. Bullion Depository at Fort Knox, Kentucky.

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