Why purchase this Mint State 70 2017 Silver Eagle for your collection?This stunning coin marks the 31st issue of the American Silver Eagle series. Beyond the standard high silver content of 1 Troy oz. of .999 fine American Silver, this coin boasts a perfect grade - Mint State 70 - from the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS).Classic and modern American designsThe reverse of this 2017 issue shows the design of John Mercanti, 12th Chief Engraver of the U.S. Mint. This is a heraldic eagle with a strong likeness to the Great Seal of the United States. Around the image are the inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "1 OZ. FINE SILVER~ONE DOLLAR," and on a banner held in the eagle's mouth, "E PLURIBUS UNUM."The obverse was created back in 1916 by Adolph A. Weinman for the Walking Liberty Half Dollar. This design, which depicts Liberty in stride, holding a bundle of olive branches, returned in 1986 for the American Silver Eagle series. Around the design are the inscriptions "LIBERTY," "IN GOD WE TRUST," and finally, "2017."Graded a perfect Mint State 70This Silver Eagle was graded by PCGS where it achieved the extraordinary grade, Mint State 70. This grade is only assigned to coins in perfect condition, with no defects under 5x magnification. From a trusted organization like the PCGS, you can trust that assigned grade!Whether you are a long-time collector, or new to the Silver American Eagle, this perfect issue is just what you need!