US Mint - The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2017 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Proof Coin (product code 17EA) on March 23 at noon Eastern Time (ET).
The obverse (heads side) of this coin 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. Its reverse (tails side) features former Mint Sculptor-Engraver John Mercanti's heraldic eagle with shield, an olive branch in the right talon and arrows in the left.
American Eagle One Ounce Silver Proof Coins are struck on .999 fine silver blanks and bear the "W" mint mark indicating their production at the United States Mint at West Point. Each coin is encapsulated and packaged in a satin-lined blue velvet presentation case with a Certificate of Authenticity.