At the dawn of the 21st century, the Proof American Eagle Gold Coins were hitting an apex in demand that had been building since 1997. Though demand was rising, the four weights in the series experienced very different levels of demand, with the Proof American Eagle 1/2 oz gold coin seeing the lowest mintages. Today, you have the opportunity to purchase 2000-W Proof American Eagle 1/2 oz Gold Coins at Provident Metals in perfect condition.
American Eagle Gold Coins from the United States Mint boast 22-karat gold content. The coins all have 91.67% gold content by weight with the remainder of the metallic alloy consisting of 5.33% copper and 3% silver. When it debuted in 1986, the American Eagle Gold Coin was the first gold coin issued by the mint since 1933 and the purest gold coin issued in the US since 1834.
Lady Liberty features in front-facing relief on the obverse of 2000-W Proof American Eagle 1/2 oz Gold Coins. In this image, Liberty walks away from Washington D.C. with the US Capitol Building visible at her feet. She holds a large torch out in her right hand and carries and an olive branch of peace in her left hand.
American bald eagles are featured around the family nest on the reverse of 2000 Proof American Eagle 1/2 oz Gold Coins. Designed by Miley Busiek, this image includes a male eagle flying above the nest as a female eagle rests in the nest with a small hatchling at her side.
The mintage of 2000 Proof American Eagle 1/2 oz Gold coins was 32,028. This was the lowest among the four weights that year and roughly 17,000 coins lower than the leading weight, the 1/10 oz gold coin.
2000-W Proof American Eagle 1/2 oz Gold Coins in this listing have PR70 grades. This indicates the coins have full, original mint luster with no detracting flaws. The DCAM label, or deep-cameo, means the coins have contrasting strong, frosted designs with deeply-mirrored, clear background fields.
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