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1997-W 1/4 oz Proof Gold American Eagle Coins (Box + CoA)

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Proof Gold American Eagles experience the same ebbs and flows in demand as the BU versions of the coin. In the 1990s, the general trend for the Proof Gold Eagle was a downward one, dropping from a high-water mark at the start of the decade to near-all-time lows at the end of the decade. Right now, 1997-W 1/4 oz Proof Gold American Eagles are available to purchase online at Silver.com.

Coin Highlights:

  • Ships to you inside plastic capsules and presentation boxes with a Certificate of Authenticity included!
  • Twelfth year of release in the Gold American Eagle Series!
  • Original mintage limited to 29,805 coins!
  • Consists of One-Quarter Troy ounce of actual gold content.
  • Bears a face value of $10 (USD) backed by the federal government.
  • The obverse features an image of Lady Liberty.
  • On the reverse is a family of bald eagles.
  • Issued a W mint mark by the West Point Mint.

Each 1997-W 1/4 oz Proof Gold American Eagle offered here comes in a plastic capsule. The coin is housed in a presentation box with a Certificate of Authenticity included. Proof coins have frosted designs and mirrored fields.

The 1997 mintage of just over 29,000 coins was the second lowest to date in the series and the second lowest of the 1990s. This figure was more than 50% lower than demand at the start of the decade when the 1990 issue sold 62,674 coins in this weight.

The obverse design of the 1997-W Proof Gold Eagle Coin features a full-length image of Lady Liberty walking confidently forward, carrying an olive branch in one hand and a torch in the other. The background is a striking sunburst design that adds depth and texture to the image.

On the reverse side of 1997-W 1/4 oz Proof Gold Eagles, a male eagle is depicted carrying an olive branch to his mate and their hatchlings in their nest. The intricate detailing on the feathers and the nest create a stunning contrast against the mirror-like finish of the coin.

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Additional information

Weight 0.25000 oz

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Brand: US Mint

Year:  1997

Mint Mark:  W – West Point

Purity:  .9167

Manufacturer:  US Mint

Thickness:  1.83 mm

Diameter:  22 mm

Condition:  Proof

Face Value:$10

Issuing Country:  United States

Obverse Designer:  Augustus Saint-Gaudens

Reverse Designer:  Miley Busiek

Edge Design:  Reeded

Packaging Type:  Presentation Packaging

Weight:  .25 Troy Ounce

Images shown are examples only. Actual item appearance is subject to change, but will always correlate with title and description.

Lowest Price: $881.64

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