This 1988 1 oz Proof Gold American Eagle has been certified by the NGC with a perfect PF70 grade. Additionally, each coin has been deemed as having an Ultra Cameo appearance. This means that there is a distinct contrast between the raised portions of the design and its clear, mirrored background fields. 1988 was only the second year these coins were minted, making them highly sought after by collectors.
- Minted by the United States since 1986.
- Contains 1 troy ounce of pure gold.
- Produced by the US Mint with a $50 USD face value.
- Coins ship in perfect PF70 condition with a UCAM designation.
The Gold American Eagle has been minted in four weights each year since 1986, with the 1 oz size being the largest in the series. Each coin is struck with 22k gold and contains a total of 1 troy ounce of pure gold. Each 1 oz gold eagle has a legal tender value of $50 USD and each year they contain the same popular design. These particular coins were produced at the United States Mint West Point branch in New York.
On the obverse of all Gold American Eagles is the image of a standing Lady Liberty. In the image, she is shown wearing a flowing gown with an olive branch and a torch in opposing hands. The reverse features a male eagle returning to its nest with an olive branch in its talons. Above it is the phrase “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.” Below it are inscriptions for the coin’s weight, purity and legal tender value.
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