The U.S. Mint is releasing just 7,500 Palladium Eagles on September 29, 2022. See the “Submission Instructions” section of this article.
On September 29, 2022, the U.S. Mint is releasing the 2022-W Palladium American Eagle, which has a Reverse Proof finish. Struck at the West Point Mint, the coin has a mintage limit of only 7,500 — less than previous years.
To complement the coins, Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) is offering the elegant Palladium Label for no additional fee. Coins submitted within the first thirty days of release are also eligible for the popular NGC Early Releases and First Releases designations and labels. For Early Releases / First Releases cutoff dates, click here.
The high relief design of the Palladium Eagle was adapted from a coin and medal that were both designed by the famous sculptor Adolph A. Weinman. The “Winged Liberty” obverse is taken from the 1916-1945 “Mercury” dime, while the dynamic eagle on the reverse is based on the 1907 American Institute of Architects gold medal.
Every year, the Palladium Eagle cycles through different finish types: Proof, Reverse Proof, and Uncirculated. This year, the coin will have a Reverse Proof finish, with a mirror-like design and a frosted background. This finish was last used on the 2019 coin.
- Submit this coin under the Modern grading tier or higher.
- The coin does not need to be submitted in the U.S. Mint packaging.
|Early Releases||+$12||On the U.S. submission form, select Early Releases under Box 7. See cut-off dates here.|
|First Releases||+$12||On the U.S. submission form, select Early Releases under Box 7. See cut-off dates here.|
|Palladium Label #923||Free||By default (Enter Palladium Label #923 on your submission form).|
|Early Releases #378||Included with fee for Early Releases designation (+$12)||Select Early Releases and enter Early Releases #378 on your submission form. Otherwise, Palladium Label #923 will be used.|
|First Releases #379||Included with fee for First Releases designation (+$12)||Select First Releases and enter First Releases #379 on your submission form. Otherwise, Palladium Label #923 will be used.|
|NGC Standard Brown #377||Free||By request (Enter Standard Brown Label #377 on your submission form).|
Questions? Contact NGC Customer Service at or 1-800-NGC-COIN (1-800-642-2646).
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NGC’s First Day of Issue designation and labels are available for select bulk submissions only. To qualify for First Day of Issue, coins must be purchased within one day of the first day that a mint makes a new coin issue available for sale and must be received by NGC or an NGC-approved depository within one week of the release date. NGC will require that the submitter provide adequate evidence (including purchase receipts) to demonstrate the date when the coins were purchased.
For bulk submissions, contact Scott Heller at or 941-360-3990.
Press release courtesy of the Numismatic Guaranty Company
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