The Gold American Eagle Series of coins from the United States Mint represents the gold bullion version of the American Eagle Series. As of 2017, the American Eagle Series is one of the most diverse in the world with silver, gold, platinum, and palladium coins for sale. The Gold Eagle is the only one with multiple weights available. The 2018-W ½ oz Proof Gold American Eagle Coin is now available to you online for purchase at Silver.com.
- Ships to you housed within a protective plastic slab courtesy of the PCGS!
- 31st year of issue for the ½ oz Proof Gold American Eagle!
- Availability of certified coins is limited!
- Consists of One-Half Troy ounce of actual gold content.
- Issued a face value of $25 (USD) by the United States.
- Bears a Grade of PR70 from the Professional Coin Grading Service.
- DCAM designation.
- First Strike specimen.
- Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ Liberty design on the obverse.
- Miley Busiek’s American bald eagle design on the reverse.
- “W” mint mark from West Point Mint.
Gold American Eagle coins share the same design motifs of the American Eagle Series. All coins in this collection from the United States Mint, regardless of metal, feature Liberty on the obverse and the bald eagle on the reverse. The Gold Eagle coins feature Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ design on the obverse and Miley Busiek’s bald eagle on the reverse.
The 2018 ½ oz Proof Gold American Eagle has a set mintage cap from the United States Mint. The US Mint has not used mintage caps in every year for the Proof Gold Eagles. The first time mintage limits were issued came in 1993, but the 2018 issues have very low mintage caps such as the series has never seen.
2018 ½ oz Proof Gold Eagles have a mintage set at just 7,100 coins, which will be the lowest in program history. The ¼ oz coin also has a low mintage of 7,100 coins, while the 1 oz and 1/10 oz coins have mintage caps of 25,000 and 22,000 respectively.
On the obverse of Proof Gold American Eagle Coins is Saint-Gaudens’ Liberty depiction. Created for the $20 Gold Double Eagle coin in 1907, this depiction features Liberty in full figure as she walks forward from the nation’s capital city. There are 50 stars around her figure and you can see the US Capitol Building in the background at her feet.
The reverse of 2018 ½ oz Proof Gold American Eagle Coins bears the American bald eagle. This design was created exclusively for the Gold Eagles in 1986 by Miley Busiek, and features a male eagle flying to the nest where a female guards the hatchlings.
These 2018 ½ oz Proof Gold Eagles are perfect coins, certified PR70 by the PCGS. A PR70 coin has full, original mint luster and no detracting flaws. DCAM coins have strong, frosted matte design elements and deeply-mirrored, clear backgrounds. The FS label included indicates these coins arrived at the PCGS within 30 days of the 2018 release date by the US Mint.
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