Due to overwhelming demand along with Covid restrictions, the release date wasn't met. So for the first few months of 2021 the original design continued. The new design (known as type 2) debuted in late spring. It marked one of the few times that the same coin featured two different designs in the same year, leading to 2021 type-1 and type-2 to become the most sought-after American Eagles of the series.
The redesigned 2021 American Gold Eagle is simply stunning. The iconic image of Lady Liberty on the obverse was enhanced slightly. The reverse was redesigned by famed artist Jeanne Norris; it features an up close image of an eagle in flight, intricately detailed.
This 2021 type 2 is absolutely pristine and in remarkable condition. The coin arrives in a new airtight capsule along with a new Guardhouse display box in a cedar finish. Aside from protecting to your investment, it also makes a beautiful display piece. Contains 1/4 Troy oz of actual gold content in BU condition.35th Anniversary of the gold eagle. The obverse features Lady Liberty.
On the reverse is a new up close image of a bald eagle. Arrives in a new Guardhouse display box.