2022 W First –Ever T2 Burnished Silver Eagle – New MCR Michel Castle Label
2022 W First-Ever T2 Burnished Silver Eagle – New MCR Michel Castle Label
This coin holds the unique distinction of being the first burnished Silver Eagle issued in the new Type 2 series with the Eagle Landing design. This key date first full year of production coin is certified as an Advance Release coin. This designation signifies that it comes from a small group of coins, the absolute first coins to be released from the United States Mint before the official release date and ahead of them going on sale to the public. Only 12,000 coins were eligible for the coveted Advance Release designation that collectors look for.
The 12,000 coins designated for the Advance Release program is the lowest mintage to date and is less than half the mintage for the 2021 and 2022 Silver Eagle proof strike coins that were also minted at West Point. Advance Release certification is a sought-after new coin grading designation. The program was introduced in 2021 by David Ryder, 39th Director of the U.S. Mint. Advance Release coins are graded ahead of and are more prized than even First Day of Issue coins.
This coin is certified in flawless MS70 condition by NGC and is individually hand-signed by Michael Castle, “The Coinage Congressman”, a two-term Governor of Delaware and near twenty-year member of the US House of Representatives. He is directly responsible for some of the most important and popular modern U.S. coins. While in Congress Mike Castle introduced legislation that authorized a number of important modern U.S. coin programs. This important collectible is presented in a newly released Modern Coin Rarities Congressional Series NGC holder that recognizes the contributions to numismatics made by the Honorable Mike Castle, who served nine terms as a member of the US House of Representatives
NGC Honors Michael Castle with New Congressional Series Label
First Type 2 Advance Release Burnished coin
Key date first full year of production coin
Mintage is less than half of proof coins
Rare Advance Release Certified – Very Limited
Top-rated Michael Castle signature
NGC MS70 MCR label
W for West Point mintmark