2006-W $100 Statue of Liberty, DCAM PR70DCAM Certification #30964156, PCGS #921119
Legislative Branch, Iskowitz, mintage $100 PR 9,152. John M. Mercanti (obverse), Joel Iskowitz (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 2006 was $1.142.31. 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 the "Legislative Branch" of Democracy. The design is a rendition of the Legislative Muse flanked by two eagles symbolizing the strength and wisdom that guard the lawmaking process. Corinthian columns, emblematic of the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives, complete the scene. 2006 brought the first year of this design in a Uncirculated burnished planchet. Years 2006 through 2008 launched the 'Foundations of Democracy' designs. Only for the 1/2 ounce in 2007 was a reverse proof issued for the platinum eagle's 10th anniversary. The fractional ounce coins stopped production as of 2008. Quotes per Edmund C. Moy's American Gold and Platinum Eagles book (c) 2014.
John M. Mercanti/Joel Iskowitz
The United States of America
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