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1998-W Proof American Eagle 1/2 oz Gold Coin with Box & CoA

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The Double Eagle is one of the most famous American coins, a $20 gold piece that circulated internationally and featured the design vision of the famous sculptor Augustus Saint-Gauden. Since 1986, the U.S. Mint has paid tribute with the American Eagle Coin Program, combining reproductions of Saint-Gaudens’ work with the visions of modern medallic artists, as seen on the 1998-W Proof American Eagle 1/2 oz Gold Coin.

Coin Highlights:

  • Arrives in secure box packaging with a Certificate of Authenticity!
  • Issued in 1998 as part of the U.S. Mint’s American Eagle Coin Program!
  • Contains 1/2 Troy oz of actual gold content.
  • Face value of $25 (USD) backed by the United States government.
  • Obverse side features a reproduction of Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ Lady Liberty design.
  • Reverse side features Miley Busiek’s distinctive bald eagle artwork.

The 1998-W Proof American Eagle Gold Coin features a “W” mint mark that identifies it as one of the issues struck at the West Point Mint facility. Its high-quality proof finish showcases the coin’s full, original luster with a blemish-free surface. Each shipment is fully insured by Provident Metals and arrives in secure box packaging, along with a Certificate of Authenticity.


The coin’s obverse side features a faithful reproduction of Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ Lady Liberty design with flowing hair, an olive branch in her left hand, and a torch in her right hand. She is accompanied by the inscriptions “LIBERTY” and “1994.”


The coin’s reverse side features a male eagle returning to the nest bearing an olive branch, and his mate below protecting her hatchlings. It is accompanied by the inscriptions “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “E PLURIBUS UNUM,” “IN GOD WE TRUST,” and “25 DOLLARS,” along with the “W” mint mark.


The American Eagle Coin Program is noted for its fidelity to the original designs of Saint-Gaudens, along with celebrations of prestigious modern numismatic artists that bring this classic imagery fully into a contemporary context. As such, it enjoys a solid reputation among collectors and investors, measuring up to the subject matter that it celebrates.


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Product Details

Year 1998
Mint Mark W - West Point
Metals Purity .9167
Producer US Mint
Thickness 2.24 mm
Diameter 27 mm
Condition Proof
Denomination $25
Country United States
Designer (Obverse) Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Designer (Reverse) Miley Busiek
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series American Eagle
Certificate of Authenticity Yes
Packaging Presentation Packaging
Metal Content .5 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Packaging Dimensions 4.3 x 3.5 x 1.2
Provident ID 3943140