Palladium Ounce 2021 American Eagle, Coin from United States - detailed information

Palladium Ounce 2021 American Eagle, Coin from United States
CoinPalladium Ounce 2021 American Eagle

The American Palladium Eagle is the official palladium bullion coin of the United States. The coin has a face value of $25 and contains 99.95% fine palladium. It was authorised by the American Eagle Palladium Bullion Coin Act of 2010 which became Public Law 111-303 passed during the 111th United States Congress. The Palladium Eagle uses Adolph Weinman's obverse design of the Mercury Dime with Miss Liberty wearing a winged hat, while its reverse is based on Weinman's design which has been used since 1907 on the American Institute of Architects' (AIA) annual Gold Medal.

The coins are slightly heavier than one ounce, so as to have exactly one troy ounce of palladium content.

MintMint markTotal Mintage
West Point Mint Letter W unknown
Philadelphia Mint No mint mark unknown
Obverse
United States / Palladium Ounce 2021 American Eagle - obverse photo

Within a plain rim, the obverse of the coin shows a portrait of Miss Liberty facing left, the tight curls of her hair caught in a Phrygian cap (pileus) which is winged. This is reminiscent of the Roman god Mercury, where the popular name of the Mercury Dime comes, on which the design was first used.

Around above in large letters, the word LIBERTY is partly obscured by the top of the cap.

On two lines below left, the national motto IN · GOD WE · TRUST.

The designer's monogram WA (W over A), for Adolph Weinman, is in the field below right.

Below right, under the neck truncation of the portrait, the date: 2021.

Proof coins have the W mint mark of the West Point Mint In the lower part of the left field (below the motto). Bullion coins are struck by the Philadelphia Mint and have no mint mark.

Obverse Inscription LIBERTY IN · GOD WE · TRUST 2021
Reverse
United States / Palladium Ounce 2021 American Eagle - reverse photo

Within a plain rim, the reverse of the coin depicts an American Eagle perched atop a rock, breaking a branch off a small tree with its beak.

Around above, the inscription UNITED STATES of AMERICA. On the left, the face value $25 (twenty-five dollars).

Around below, the metal content 1 OZ. Pd .9995 FINE (one troy ounce of 99.95% palladium).

In larger letters below that, the motto E PLURIBUS UNUM ("Out of many, one" - signifying unity in diversity).

Reverse Inscription UNITED STATES of AMERICA $25 1 OZ. Pd .9995 FINE E PLURIBUS UNUM
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Mintage limit: 8,700 bullion coins and 12,000 proofs.

Palladium Ounce 2021 American Eagle: Known varieties
Variety Proof, West Point Mint
Images United States / Palladium Ounce 2021 American Eagle / Proof, West Point Mint - obverse photo United States / Palladium Ounce 2021 American Eagle / Proof, West Point Mint - reverse photo
Mintage Issued: unknown. Mintage limit: 12,000
Details

Packaging: in U.S. Mint grey leatherette presentation case with satin lining, with a Certificate of Authenticity.
U.S. Mint Item Number: 21EK
Date of issue: 2 September 2021
Release price: US$ 1,200.00

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Palladium Ounce 2021 American Eagle: Details
CountryUnited States
CurrencyUS Dollar
Coin TypePalladium Ounce - American Eagle
Issued2021
SymbolLiberty, Mercury
ReverseAmerican Eagle
Face Value25 (x Dollar)
Mintageunknown
Mintage Limit18,700
CurrentYes
Material0.9995 Palladium
DesignerAdolph Weinman
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationCoin Alignment (Axis 6)
Size34.036 mm
Mass31.120 g
OCC IDLBRP-ORRC-RDWQ-OMNY
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