The 2010 release of Proof Gold American Eagle coins was significant as it marked a rebirth of the program. The Great Recession brought with it intense demand for precious metals. Gold was in such demand the US Mint had to cease both the Proof Gold Eagle and Burnished Gold Eagle in 2009. Today, 2010 1 oz Proof Gold American Eagle Coins are available to you online at Silver.com in perfect condition.
- Ships to you inside of protective plastic slabs from the NGC!
- 24th issue of Proof Gold American Eagle Coins in 1 oz weights!
- Availability limited within the original 59,480-coin mintage!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of actual gold content.
- The face value of $50 (USD) is fully backed by the US government.
- Graded PF70 by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.
- UCAM specimen.
- On the obverse is the image of Lady Liberty.
- The reverse includes the design of American bald eagles.
- Features “W” mint marks.
After a one-year hiatus in 2009, the Proof Gold American Eagle Coins experienced a dramatic surge in demand that brought some of the coins back to 2006 levels of demand. The 1 oz Proof Gold American Eagle coin led the way in 2010 with a total demand of 58,480 coins. This was the highest mintage for the 1 oz coin since 1990 and marked an increase of more than 29,000 coins from the 2008 issue.
All of these 2010 1 oz Proof Gold American Eagle coins are available to you here today at Silver.com with an NGC certification. The NGC issues the PF70 certification to proof coins it considers perfect. These coins have full, original mint luster and present with no detracting flaws of any kind.
Further, the coins are what are known as ultra-cameo specimens. Proof coins with this label have strong, frosted design elements and deeply-mirrored, clear background fields that deliver visual brilliance.
On the obverse of 2010 1 oz Proof Gold American Eagle Coins is the design of Lady Liberty from Augustus Saint-Gaudens. He was commissioned by President Theodore Roosevelt directly to help lead a change in the way American currency was designed from an artwork perspective.
The reverse design of American bald eagles on the 2010 Proof Gold Eagles comes from Miley Busiek. Created in 1986 by the artist and sculptor, this design is found only on the coins in the Gold American Eagle Series.
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