These Graded Silver Eagles are graded by NGC, which certifies them with an MS-69 grade. The coins are minted by the US Mint using blanks of .999 silver. The quality is tested vigorously to confirm the quality and purity before manufacturing of the Silver Eagle coin is started. The coins are highly sought after by both collectors and investors to add to their collection. These coins are bought both for purposes of wealth accumulation and also to fulfill a collection. Graded Silver Eagle premiums also appreciate over time due to the high grade of a small number of them. This is particularly valid in the case of an MS-69 like this. Reverse The reverse was designed to honor the 35th anniversary of the American Eagle series. The original design, which was a bald eagle is depicted on the iconic Heraldic Eagle shape, with a shield and stripes in front of it. A bald eagle in flight with an oak branch in its talons is depicted in the new design. Inscriptions are “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “E PLURIBUS UNUM,” “1 OZ. FINE SILVER,” and “ONE DOLLAR.” AIP designer Emily Damstra created the design, which was sculpted by Mint Medallic Artist Michael Gaudioso. <br/> Obverse <br/> The obverse of these coins shows the classic image of Lady Liberty In her flowing garments, striding towards a sun that breaks the mountainous horizon. She holds an olive branch in her left palm, and in front of her, she stretches her right arm. The US motto that is minted on all US coins, “IN GOD WE TRUST” is minted to the right of her, with the word “LIBERTY” minted with spaced out letters along the top of the coin. The coin’s year of “2021” will be minted at the very bottom.