Throughout the course of the Proof Gold American Eagle’s history, the lowest minted coin has often been the 1/4 oz Proof Gold Eagle. It has both the second-lowest mintage figure in the program’s history and the lowest debut-year mintage figure of any of the four coins. Right now, 1/4 oz Proof Gold American Eagle coins are available to purchase online at Silver.com in perfect condition.
- Ships to you inside of the PCGS’ protective plastic slab!
- First released in 1988!
- Availability of certified perfect coins is limited!
- Consists of One-Quarter Troy ounce of actual gold content.
- Bears a face value of $10 (USD) backed by the federal government.
- Issued a Grade of PR70 by the Professional Coin Grading Service.
- Includes DCAM label.
- Lady Liberty features on the obverse of the coin.
- American bald eagles are visible on the reverse of the coin.
- “W” mint marks or “P” mint marks.
- Please be aware that you could receive several coins with the same date mark if you buy more than one specimen.
Each of these individual 1/4 oz Proof Gold American Eagle coins is a perfect specimen with a PR70 certification from the PCGS. Coins with this grade exhibit full, original mint luster with no detracting flaws present on the design elements or surface areas of the coin. The included DCAM label means the coins have strong, frosted matte designs and deeply-mirrored, clear backgrounds.
Silver.com offers you an opportunity to purchase random 1/4 oz Proof Gold Eagles in this listing. Each coin is guaranteed to come with a perfect certification and DCAM label from the PCGS. However, we cannot guarantee particular date marks in the series or hand pick varying date marks if you buy more than one.
On the obverse of 1/4 oz Proof Gold American Eagle coins is Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ design of Lady Liberty originally used on the $20 Gold Double Eagle coin. The reverse features a distinctive design found only on the Gold Eagles. It depicts a male eagle flying over the family nest and was created in 1986 by Miley Busiek.
The highest mintage figure you’ll find for the 1/4 oz Proof Gold Eagle is 98,028 from the 1988 debut year. The lowest mintage figures have all occurred in the 2000s, with the 2013 coin registering just 12,789 specimens struck.
Remember that Proof Gold Eagles have varying inscriptions from the early release years. coins issued from 1986 to 1991 have date marks in Roman numerals, while Arabic numerals were used from 1992 onward. The fractional coins, including these 1/4 oz Proof Gold Eagles, were originally produced at the Philadelphia Mint with “P” mint marks from 1987 to 1993. All coins issued from 1994 onward were produced by the West Point Mint with “W” mint marks.
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