2000-W $100 Statue of Liberty, DCAM PR70DCAM Certification #30672963, PCGS #99782
Eagle above America's heartland, Maletsky, mintage $100 PR 12,453. John M. Mercanti (obverse), Alfred Maletsky (reverse). West Point Mint, .9995 platinum, $100 - 1.0005 oz (31.120 grams; 1 oz actual platinum weight), 32.7 mm diameter. Average spot price of Platinum in 2000 was $544.03. The bold obverse design is a full close-up of the Statue of Liberty's face, entitled "Liberty Looking to the Future." The reverse is an "Eagle Above America's Heartland." This year was the third of the five-year "Vistas of Liberty" series from 1998 through 2002. The five Vistas are Northeast, Southeast, Heartland, Southwest and Northwest of America. "The Vistas of Liberty designs will profile the unique character and charisma of our nation's diverse landscapes, capturing the spirit and strength of America and its people." The Proof has a special design of incuse sculpting, that is below the surface plane of the coin, reading E Pluribus Unum, obverse, and fineness, reverse. Quotes per Edmund C. Moy's American Gold and Platinum Eagles book (c) 2014.
John M. Mercanti/Al Maletsky
The United States of America
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