2019-S Enhanced Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle Release (Updated)

by Darrin Lee Unser on November 14, 2019 · 513 comments

Collectors will need to act fast and likely have some luck in getting the newest United States Mint American Silver Eagle which is guaranteed to become a new key issue.

U.S. Mint product images of 2019-S Enhanced Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle

U.S. Mint product images for the 2019-S Enhanced Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle

The 2019-S Enhanced Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle goes on sale today, Nov. 14, beginning at Noon ET. Production of the San Francisco Mint strike is limited to only 30,000 pieces, garnering its status as the lowest minted Silver Eagle to date.

Priced at $65.95, orders for the 1-ounce silver coin will be restricted to one per household. This limited release procedure should help some in obtaining one of the coveted coins, at least in the initial stages of availability, and if the Mint’s ordering systems handle the strain.

In addition to its very limited mintage, the coin has two other features that boost its appeal. First, it marks only the second time the U.S. Mint has produced an enhanced reverse proof Silver Eagle. The first debuted earlier this year in the joint U.S. Mint and Royal Canadian Mint Pride of Two Nations Set. That set held an edition from the West Point Mint and all 110,000 sold.

Photo of 2019-W Enhanced Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle and 2019 Modified Proof Canadian Silver Maple Leaf

This CoinNews photo shows a 2019-W Enhanced Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle and a 2019 Modified Proof Canadian Silver Maple Leaf. The two coins were included in the earlier released 2019 Pride of Two Nations Two-Coin Set that sold out. The enhanced reverse proof Silver Eagle in the set was produced at the West Point Mint. The version for release today was produced at the San Francisco Mint.

The second item adding interest is that each coin will include a serial-numbered Certificate of Authenticity — a first for the United States Mint. Grading services are acknowledging the importance of this feature with encapsulation options for the COA. It should be noted, however, that the number on each certificate does not reflect the order in which the coin was minted.

Turning back to the coin itself, collectors will find its finish quite unique.

"This enhanced reverse proof coin has the same frosted background as a reverse proof coin, but what sets it apart are the multiple polished and frosted finishes applied to different isolated design elements," describes the U.S. Mint. "The selective polishing and frosting dramatically enhances the visual impact of the design."

Other design elements remain the same as previous incarnations.

The obverse bears Adolph A. Weinman’s full-length figure of Liberty in full stride. Liberty is enveloped in folds of the flag with her right hand reaching ahead and branches of laurel and oak in her left.

2019-W Enhanced Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle - Obverse

This CoinNews photo shows the obverse (heads side) of a West Point Mint-struck 2019-W Enhanced Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle. The coin for release today will feature the same design and finish, but it was struck at the San Francisco Mint.

Around the image are inscriptions of LIBERTY, IN GOD WE TRUST and 2019.

John Mercanti’s heraldic Eagle with shield design adorns the reverse (tails side). Inscriptions include UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 1 OZ. FINE SILVER, ONE DOLLAR and E PLURIBUS UNUM on a ribbon held in the eagle’s beak. Additionally, the San Francisco mintmark of ‘S’ is found to the lower left of the eagle.

2019-W Enhanced Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle - Reverse

This CoinNews photo shows the reverse (tails side) of a West Point Mint-struck 2019-W Enhanced Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle. Notice the ‘W’ mintmark. The coin for release today will feature the same design and finish, but comes from the San Francisco Mint and carries an ‘S’ mintmark.

Specifications for the reeded edge coin include a composition of 99.9% silver, a diameter of 1.598 inches (40.60 mm) and a weight of 1.000 troy oz. (31.103 grams).

Ordering

Those interested in purchasing one of the coins and feeling lucky enough to try can do so when its released at Noon ET by visiting the U.S. Mint’s online store of silver coins.

Phone orders may also be attempted by calling 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order by calling 1-888-321-MINT (6468).

Plans also call for the coin to be available at the Mint’s sales centers in Washington, D.C.; Philadelphia; and Denver.

Update: Late Friday afternoon, the U.S. Mint released the following statements to CoinNews:

"Yesterday, the Mint catalog website had more than 150,000 unique visitors and 1.6 million page views in the first hour of sales of the American Eagle 2019 One Ounce Silver Enhanced Reverse Proof Coin (19XE). For context, the catalog website’s previous highest traffic and page views were for the Apollo 11 product launch, when we had 124,000 visitors in one day and 863,000 page views in one hour. We are pleased with the numismatic community’s response to this product. The volume of traffic did briefly slow down our site response. However, after the first two minutes we were able to process over 1800 orders per minute on average. Completed orders were processed until all inventory was sold. Additionally, we identified approximately 5% of traffic as coming from bots, including 3% of traffic from a single IP address, of which zero orders were processed."

"At the moment of launch, there were 99,000 people online and 4700 callers waiting to purchase the American Eagle 2019 One Ounce Silver Enhanced Reverse Proof Coin (19XE). Completed orders were processed until all inventory was sold. We are constantly seeking feedback from our customers, and rest assured your voice is being heard."

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Seth Riesling

Athrose & Christopher Williams –

Glad to be of help anytime…

NumisdudeTX

Christopher Williams

During the presale of these coins on EBay, there were selling for as low as $195.00 (Buy It Now).

I wonder the number of those sellers who either were unable to fulfill the orders, or cancelled when they realized how “hot” they were.

Here’s another curious question:

I wonder how many of the same coin have been flipped multiple times without yet having been physically held in someone’s hand?

Jason

I wonder how many coins have been flipped without even having a confirmation from the US Mint.

Christopher Williams

That, too, Jason.

David R

“Additionally, we identified approximately 5% of traffic as coming from bots, including 3% of traffic from a single IP address, of which zero orders were processed.”

Well, I use a VPN service for privacy as a lot of people probably do. To say they were bots just because they had one IP address shows ignorance to how the internet works.

Andrew simon

I see you also got the auto generated mint reply. AtAt least they use your name On the header to make you feel important

shawn

Got mine in the mail this morning, looked at it and sent it off to NGC to get it graded.

Christopher Williams

Congrats and good luck to you, Shawn.

Louis

did u send unopened to get coa # on slab? or open first to see quality and #?

shawn

Thanks! and Yes, I opened it up to see the coin and certificate #. it was #23522. I had to know lol. Anyway, I thought the number might be lower but happy to just have one. My son and I collect together so this will go in his glass case when I get it back from NGC. The only thing that makes me mad about the whole deal is how coin shows and web sites have 25 – 30 of these. The coin vault had 40 at one point cause I tested out their ordering by putting 50 in my… Read more »

shawn

The coin is at NGC now and has been scheduled for grading, getting nervous about the outcome.

Gary King

I also got lucky, I actually got 2. I had a friend grab one and we both got lucky. I thought the packing was strange. One came in a typical flat box from the mint. The second came in an 8x8x8 box. They both were taped shut which I have never know the mint to do. I am afraid I would get accused of tampering if sent to NGC. They can only match the coa to the coin if it is unopened. Not sure what I am going to do yet but just imagine what a 95W unopened would be… Read more »

Christopher Williams

These have now hit the $1,000.00 mark. I believe they will continue to rise.

Ken

Mine is on its way should get it this weekend. At $1000 make me think about selling and waiting till hype dies down and buying another for a couple hundred bucks. The only thing stopping me is the 1995W is still selling for the price of a cheap car so might just keep it.

Christopher Williams

Ken, in my humble opinion, I don’t think these will ever go down in price. The “hype” will always been there for this coin.

Steve

In order to have the COA printed on the NGC slab the coin must be sent in sealed as received from the mint.

Jeff

There is something to consider. The practices and methods at the Mint
will produce far more PF 70 coins than the 95 W That being said I will wait for the smoke to clear as it did with the US/Canada release which is now dumped far from original prices,so now I have a mint set and the graded Eagle for a good price. If I had gotten one I would keep it I feel sorry for those paying $1,000 for these coins they will NOT be as rare as the 95 W in 70 grade just a fact.

Chas Barber

Did you mean $1,000,000? for this Hypesauris….

Andrew simon

Time to go after the American innovation Pennsylvania Reverse proof 1 dollar coin . Doctors and medical students are going to be all over this one and it only has a Mintage of 75,000 so it’s not a bad series to go after. So far I am on par and complete for this collection….. so far

frankovitch

The PA reverse proof coin is said to be grading poorly so one in a high grade could become valuable! I have noticed prices going up significantly on it lately!

Mike Cook

How did they get a hold of the AI PA reverse proof? It doesn’t release until December 5th.

frankovich

Oops, must have heard that wrong, apparently it was the regular proof that I was hearing about!

Andy

I think AI is a fine series to work at . Mintage not too high nor low. I like the designs

Andrew simon

Screw this coin . I’m over it.

Chas Barber

REVERAND !!!!!!!!!!

Jim

Ripped off site kept crashing. Had the coin in my bag went to pay for it wtf crashed again

Andrew simon

Dude I feel your pain , The exact same thing happened to me. I have never had anybody in the grocery store take anything out of my cart while I am in the checkout line. That’s all I have to say. However I was pissed and I did manage to obtain some very fine World War II currency that a fine price to alleviate some of my frustration. I’m not in this for profit … Great great grandkids can worry about that.

James goodall

That’s not fair the coin vault seemed to have some and other dealers I won’t buy from I called a few told them to ✋ ripping people off

LEE

I did get a coin confirmed and shipped from the mint but not yet received. I have no desire to sell it but it is nice to finally see a mint product that I bought finally be worth more money in the future. I have bought many mint products over the years only to see them drop in value. Im probably still in the negative as far as mint products go but this should be one to keep for long term holdings. As of today I saw one sell for $1175 on ebay with the average about $980.

Andrew simon

As long as you are not dealing the coin and ruining it for collectors ( which is your freedom by all means ) I congratulate you for obtaining one.

Lee

Got the coin today and gonna keep it for a long time

Mark Branford

Pinehurst coins recieved around 250 coins. that means they held up the system on the phone while they gave out 250 addresses and c.c. numbers.as you know that would take a lot of time,more than 10 minuets. Who do you have to know to preorder a coin that isn’t even in circulation yet? The 2019-S Enhanced Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle goes on sale today, Nov. 14, beginning at Noon ET. Pinehurst had graded coins for sale 2 days after the release date. Bet a lot of people would like to know you can order a coin before it’s released!

Mike Lecher

The mint packaging was different from usual, not a thin box this time as I see on ebay but a taller box, and not as wide.

Lucas

I received the same box. I was curious if others that received the coin were in a different box as you described. The ones I’ve seen posted were the typical slender boxes.

Lucas

Did you open it or send it in to get graded? Just curious why the packaging would be different on some.

frankovitch

‘was thinking the same thing when mine came Friday, but I have seen them before! I put it in another box and shipped it out the same day to PGGS! I would have loved to look inside but I really want that COA # on the slab. Also getting the COA encapsulated! A coin like this probably only comes along once maybe twice in a lifetime! Those that got one…enjoy it! AND consider yourself extremely lucky, I do!

Mercury

“A Reason For Thanks” On a more positive note. I just checked Google and found out that there are an estimated 140 million coin collectors in America alone. So there is a positive side to all of this when you consider that as coin collectors we collect coins. And as a result of that, I would figure very few coin collectors, myself included, would be willing to sell off our prized 2019-S Enhanced Reverse Proof possession; we’re saving that one for our grandkids. That being said, it would have been highly unlikely that those who did not get one on… Read more »

Jeff

I DO NOT thank Pinehurst for being the greedy money grubbers they are. I WAS a customer repeat was I will never deal with them again

truth

https://www.coinworld.com/news/us-coins/bots-attempt-to-sabotage-limited-edition-silver-american-eagle-sales

“Pinehurst owner Vincent Wade told Coin World his buy/sell margin is roughly only $50 to $70 per coin and not the huge spreads some collectors believe he charges.

Wade said he purchased most of the coins through buy offers he placed and often had to increase his buy price when collectors who agreed to a sell price changed their mind when the prices being offered elsewhere escalated.”

Gerald Ward

One of the things I noticed really quickly was someone buying up every listing on ebay that was under $600. A smart person if they can actually get them once they pay for them! There must have been a 100 or so Buy It Now items that went within minutes after the selling began at the Mint.

truth

Yes, in the first 2-3 days, many BIN sold for $500-600. all sold very fast.
On the other hand, I read that pinhurst still sending out harassment email with huge Red Font to those who committed to them for $200 or so, LOL

Christopher Williams

Gerald, I will tell you what I did to get my coin for free. The coin was accelerating quickly in price. I grabbed one for $380.00 (I previously mentioned that) and then I purchased another one for a little under $600.00. Eventually I sold one of the coins for $1,199.99; so I ended up getting one for free after Ebay fees, etc. I really wanted one. Sometimes you have to adapt and not get so emotional. What did Gordon Geckko say: “Never get emotional about stocks, clouds your judgement.”

truth

what people should really complain is the Mint incompetence to block the Bots buying. There are quite a few group buying multiples by Bots, Some of those buyers are from overseas. For those who are interested, read here https://forums.collectors.com/discussion/comment/12471397/#Comment_12471397 https://twitter.com/NexusRetro_/status/1195086501467439105/photo/1 and https://forums.collectors.com/discussion/comment/12471625/#Comment_12471625 https://twitter.com/thepriceerror/status/1195032515339341826/photo/1 Here is the post from a UK sneaker resellers who jumped on this coin, he said he got two, the 3rd one got cancelled. He admitted that “We did have an advantage over most people as we had a link that would add directly to cart” https://forums.collectors.com/discussion/comment/12471356/#Comment_12471356 I read that there are other groups who are doing… Read more »

Mercury

“The best of two evils”. Believe me, if those Dealers and Cart Stealers out there had not gobbled up as many of the 2019 Enhanced Reverse Proof as they did but left it up to collectors to eventually sell their sets, would the situation be any better for alls concern? Think about it…100,000 people wanted to own only 30,000 available coins. So for the 70,000 people who did not get one but still want one, to them this coin is priceless. And honestly, our chances would have been next to kneel to be one of the random 30,000 beating out… Read more »

Andrew simon

I wanted that coin I did not get it. It is not priceless to me it is not worthless because I am not paying that kind of money for a metal trinket. It is just a shiny object to stare at even in a survival situation you won’t be able to sell it and you can’t eat it… Worthless, even if I did own it I would be happy but I would still hold the same mentality

Lee

Since people today are into buying labels will they be paying more for low #COAs? If you ship your coin to a grading service and they do the Coa certification how do you know your are truly getting yours back. I know it’s a little conspiracy talk I’m guessing a low # will draw certain collectors.

Jeff

About 100 of these C O A’s were signed by someone special I forgot who. SO this coin with the signed COA is now in a subset this is the most valuable pair IF they were left INTACT!! pity the fool that had true greatness destroyed by stubby fingers LOL

Andrew simon

I heard the COAs were signed by Babe Ruth himself

LEE

I SAW ON EBAY YESTERDAY THE #16 SIGNED ASE SELL FOR OVER $13000.

Hir5

Is it worth holding on this silver 2019 dollar coin

slim chance

do you really need to send this coin in to a grading company ? …I know a graded PR70 coin would be nice…but “First Strike” First day of issue” the coin SOLD OUT in 18 minutes they are ALL First “this and that” coins and are at least a PR69 grade…If buy chance you are thinking about selling a treasured coin… I would think that a un-graded coin would sell better than a coin that was graded PR69…just for the chance that it might grade PR70…thoughts?

Mercury

@ slim chance The only reason why you might want to consider a graded coin as being more advantages as opposed to an ungraded one is if you are considering the possibility of putting it on the market at some time in the distant future. What happens over time, when you have a valuable ungraded coin and you finally decide that you want to sell it, the buyers tend to be leery of making such a large purchase of that ungraded coin for fear that the coin could be counterfeited. So a graded coin gives you an edge over such… Read more »

slim chance

I don’t have an account with PCGS but my local coin dealer does…I was told that you have to send the unopened package I received from the Mint to PCGS to get the coin graded…so say PCGS opens the package and it’s graded PR70 and I was lucky enough to have one of the first 100 COA’s that were hand signed by the director of the mint…Will I be able to trust that PCGS would return the exact same coin and COA back to me? I would never know because I never opened the box… or that my local coin… Read more »

Mercury

That’s just it; nobody will ever really know one way or another. That’s why if you absolutely have to own a PR70 with a signed first 100 COA, your guaranteed best bet is to purchase one from a marketer at their exorbitant marked up reseller’s pricing. Other than that it’s all a matter of trust. My guess is that if you personally sent the coin to PCGS or any of the other reputable grading Companies you should have nothing to fear. These grading companies have made sooo much money in the mass grading of these coins that they haven’t anything… Read more »

LEE

I saw a slabbed PR70 from the Baltimore show sell for $3500 on Ebay. I didn’t see anything about a COA.

Jeff

I watched slabbed PR70 go for almost $4500 on ebay I guess they sold but coin on today was $2300. I still think that due to modern methods this
coin will flood the slim market with PR 70 coins compared to the 95 W

Andrew simon

I wouldn’t send that coin to any grading company. Keep it sealed in the box, this is obviously a scam if they want you to send in an unopened box . You will never ever know and what you do not know will not hurt you. I thought we were collecting coins not boxes. Here’s another piece of wisdom . the Nissan car dealership charges almost $800 for a complete brake job on the 2013 Nissan Rogue. Almost 400 per axle. The job is only one bolt if you’re changing the pads ,?and two bolts if you are doing the… Read more »

Chas Barber

I love all the fine folk placing luv & kisses to PInehurst & Botheads z& spinning these scum to be heroes, who bought multiples so YOUhave the pleasure of paying them $1,000 for a 66$ issued item. Thanks but no thanks for me. I don’t need this contrived item, one of a measly 500,000,000 ASE minted since 1986……enhanced reverse proof, oooh earache my eye the USM sit was essentially hacked & the mint imperial grand poobahs could give a ratt`s arse about anyone who lost out. I am not mad just amazed the USM is run so badly & has… Read more »

Mercury

@Chas Barber I would say that the sale and purchase of over 500,000,000 ASE minted since and 1986 even though there are only little over a million known coin collectors here in the US is a pretty good validation of the popularity of the Silver Eagle. So now take 30,000 of a first and last production ASE coin and divide it by 1 million what do you get? A very very rare coin. Don’t let the $70 sticker price fool you. It’s not the face value of the coin but its rarity that determines the future worth of the coin.… Read more »

Andrew simon

This coin will be rare until Congress approves another striking and then make another 200,000 for all of us. It’s not impossible to get the Mintage limit increased. Not likely but not impossible. Right now It seems there are a few other low Mintage items and sets that people have ignored because of the stupid 19XE coin. I wanted that coin because it is rare I am not stupid. But now that it is not Obtainable for 66 bucks I have lost all desire and interest. I’ll buy the cheap one it’s just as good looking because I am not… Read more »

Mercury

If Congress approved the striking of more ASE Enhanced Reverse Proof Coin, (which they most definitely would not) then it surely would be as one popular businessman put it, “a completely political move.” “Congress would then be meddling in the coin collecting business in order to deliberately manipulate the outcome of the futures of the coin market.” Now unlike the intentional contrived market manipulation that Andrew proposed that Congress take, the US Mint released this low mintage coin for the sole purpose of attracting more young collectors into the hobby. However, unbeknownst to themselves for taking this action, what ensued,… Read more »

Andrew simon

I agree you are very correct . I do not contest your point . If I can find it under $1000 I’ll buy it right this minute, but I feel this point might be like a race horse with great odds that comes in dead last. A lot of people were pissed off including myself on how the release of this coin was handled by the supposed Coin industry of the most powerful nation on earth, A lot of people might just say F it this is a BS coin and only becomes a rich man’s game token . Yes… Read more »

Mercury

With a meager production of only 30,000 coins at $66 a pop, with all the time, production and labor cost put into this coin, (accessories included) it’s safe to say that the US Mint barely broke even on this venture…so we know for sure they are definitely not planning on making any more of these coins anytime soon or in the near future for that matter. So they aren’t going to be of any help. And given the fact that I’m definitely not one of those Big Boys…any help from me null and void. So the only oyster I can… Read more »

Andrew

The money is not the issue , I’m also an avid original 77-85 vintage Star Wars collector my whole life . Who would have known the original 1977 Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader with a telescoping light saber would be worth the price it is today. I should have purchased two. Yes I own them to any non believers lol . (NOT REPRO) ! I got them while the getting was good as a kid before it was even a known collectible. like you say and if I were to purchase them today I will not be able to justify… Read more »

domenic

Alot of people, including myself, had the taken out of cart problem on checkout..i was at final review when it bounced back with a no longer available….the whole process sucked.

Mike Lecher

Your right but too bad it’s almost 2020

Andrew simon

Ha ha ha just as I called it my nephews girlfriend ripped it out of the package and touched it all up with bare fingers just like she did with her West Point penny trying to copy my treasure, I do have to admit I am a tad bit jealous

truth

have you read the news? CEO of Pinehurst said they bought on and off ebay from many Other individuals. They made ONLY around $60 or so each coin on many of these buy-sells. And yes, they are still sending harassment email to those who had committed their orders to them for $200 in presales, LOL. So it is not like they just bought All what they have sold at $66 each plus shipping directly from the Mint. NO. NO one did that except Only some Sneaker resellers who Bot-buying from the Mint did that. Those Sneaker reseller groups wrote their… Read more »

Dustin

When there are ebay profiles selling 100 of these coins, obviously the “one per household” limit was circumvented. The incompetence of the US Mint leads to collectors having to pay exhorbitant prices if they want to get their hands on a sought after coin.

Christopher Williams

I was checking some of the auctions on Ebay and I observed that some of the auction photos show a larger box that contains the coin?

Christopher Williams

I have to admit, this really is a gorgeous coin.

The one thing that I have observed on EBay is the number of sellers who claim to the coin “in-hand” and yet don’t post a photo of the unopened box or of the coin.

I bet there have been a ton of sellers who are getting “short-term loans” on this coin.

frankovitch

I had mine “in-hand” for about 3 hours! I received it in the mail, cut an order with PCGS packed it in another, larger box, and took it to the Post Office! PCGS received it on 11/25 but still haven’t entered into their system. They have gotten a lot slower in that department over the last year! Hopefully I will finally get a look at my coin in 3-4 weeks!

Steve Swohla

I got in on the 14th received on the 22nd kept box sealed sent to NGC on 25th, delay delivery to them because of Holiday, according to tracking they received 12/2, I keep checking online and still today 12/4 still hasn’t been entered into their system as well, lets keep our fingers crossed.

frankovich

I’m sure the holiday didn’t help! I did finally get notification yesterday (12/3) that they now have my order in their system…I can’t wait to see this coin in person! Are you encapsulating the COA? I did just because of the rarity, the numbered COA, having one of these is indeed special!

Steve Swohla

I spoke with NGC on the phone this morning and was told they are entering items received on the 30th so hoping to get a better update in a day or two. Yes I did request COA encapsulate. From the photos I have seen on line the PCGS is a hard plastic slab and the NGC looks to be a heavy mil poly envelope, I have been hearing rumors that a random 100 certs were hand signed by the mint director, I was under the impression that this was only being done at the Baltimore show, only time will tell.… Read more »

Corey Silverthorne

The mint did have the first 100 signed and randomly dispensed the way to tell between Baltimore and the rare 100 is he signed the 100 with the coa# written above his name.

Mike

I got mine on 27 November, opened the box and look at the coin, and took it straight to the safe deposit box where it should stay for a LONG time. 🙂

truth

Chase Visa cards usually closed the monthly billing on 13-15th of the month, so those who put the purchase on the Chase card do not need to pay the bill until Jan. 10th 2020 or so.

LEE

I saw on ebay yesterday the #16 signed ASE certified PF70 was bid with over 30minutes to go was bid at $13000.

frankovitch

Yikes! Boy, that must be nice!
So, do you think they will go up or down in value over the years?
I haven’t decided yet.

Lee

The coin actually sold for $14001

Christopher Williams

Sealed boxes are now selling for $1,600.00.

Mike “Sold Out, Limited Edition” Mezack” is selling them on ShopCSNTV (Anacs graded 70) for $2,999.99.

Christopher Williams

Check out out. One Ebay seller sold fourteen (14) of these at $1,000.00 each with just the stock photo from the US Mint website. Very suspicious to me. Below is the link to “Sold Auctions.” You easily pick out the seller.

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_nkw=2019+silver+eagle+reverse+enhanced&_in_kw=1&_ex_kw=&_sacat=0&LH_Sold=1&_udlo=&_udhi=&LH_BIN=1&_samilow=&_samihi=&_sadis=15&_stpos=07728-7771&_sargn=-1%26saslc%3D1&_salic=1&_sop=10&_dmd=1&_ipg=100&LH_Complete=1&_fosrp=1

Christopher Williams

I should have edited my previous comment.

I meant to write “Check this out.”

truth

you are talking about this seller? he sold 12x, but quite a few individual sellers sold multiples on Ebay. Some of them buying back from individuals, some of them asking friends/relatives to buy, Yet some of them are Sneaker resellers or Group buyers who Bot-buying multiples.

https://www.ebay.com/sch/mrtmap/m.html?_nkw&_armrs=1&_ipg&_from&LH_Complete=1&LH_Sold=1&rt=nc&_trksid=p2046732.m1684

Christopher Williams

The point I was making is that the seller claimed they had all twelve in their possession and yet the only photo they posted was the image from the US Mint website. Short-term loan and disappointed buyers? At that time, for $1,000.00, I would purchased another two or three and been able to flip them at the accelerated pace that the coins are continuing to sell for.

Richard Margolis

As all of the ERP coins were sold within 18 minutes on the first day, any graded coin should be labeled FDOI. What does it matter if the mint is slow on mailing the product, all of the coins were sold on the first day. I wonder if the number on the COA corresponds to a minting date and time. I would assume that the COA and the coins are not made at the same time and coins are matched to the COA at the time of packaging. If this is true, than to me the FDOI, Early Release and… Read more »

ShinyPAQuarters

Third Party Grading is nothing more than an opinion.

Christopher Williams

Very cool, Richard, and congrats on getting one. I had to get mine the hard way. Bought one coin at a little under $400.00 and another at $500.00 (wish I had purchased more at those prices). Then I sold one, and after prices hit $1,200.00, I sold one. So basically, the one I own was free.

Ross

If its one coin per household, then how is it that dealers ended up with most of the coins? The release of such items should be to public sales only, {NO DEALERS}

Christina

I paid slightly over $5,000 for one of the Baltimore American silver eagles enhanced proof and expect it to go up in value beyond that

Larry

Does anyone know the breakdown of how many were FDOI, First Release, Early Release, etc? Like the pride of two nations, with the same description, if they sell out the same day, how can they label them one way or the other? Sorry if that is a silly question, but I’m on a learning curve here and was just curious how one would know! If they sell the the 30,000 in one day, wouldn’t they all be FDOI? Confused!

ShinyPAQuarters

Go to the NGC or PCGS website.

Once again, grading is nothing more than an opinion.

Seth Riesling

Larry –

To make a very long story short, those terms used by the third-party grading services mean NOTHING! The U.S. Mint doesn’t recognize these terms & has issued consumer alerts about this subject. It is a gimmick by the grading companies to charge an extra fee. Most coin dealers will pay nothing extra for such labels when you go to sell such slabbed coins with those words.

Good Luck! & Happy Collecting to you!

NumisdudeTX

Larry

Thank you NumisdudeTX! I try hard not to get into badmouthing anyone or any company! Just trying to find answers and you’ve provided that for me! Thank you kindly!

Christopher Williams

Great info, Seth. Thank you and Happy New Year.

Lonnie

I sent one to PCGS and just got word it was graded PR 68

Seth Riesling

Christopher Williams & all CoinNews readers –

Happy New Year 2020! May it be a year filled with great health, happiness and, of course, coins! (medals, tokens, & paper money too).

NumisdudeTX

Christopher Williams

Thank you, Seth.

Back at you!!!

Andy

I think the price to buy lower its now.. I think in the next 10 days they will slowly go up.. as the stock dries up.

Pf69s are a steal right now, at 1000 dollars give or take.

Christopher Williams

I noticed that, Andy. Prices have been dropping lately.

Cal

The problem came in the merely daft decision to make only 30000 of this coin…which is a perfect recipe for the wolves and resellers jumping in to make a buck…or a lot of bucks in this case. I thought when the mint started putting limits per household for a specified amount of time, they gave the collecting community a fair chance and was a good policy. They simply need to create a production policy that gets the coins to people who want them within in a specified amount time and by back orders. They have to stop feeding the secondary… Read more »

Jan Kramer

I anticipated the release of this coin and counted down to the second a call to acquire this piece of history.
Unfortunately my call got through and did not get the conformation. This was a 1st new low for me.
I missed in 1995 and had a shot in 2019 for redemption. Deeply saddened, I remain to be.