The Proof American Eagle Gold coins are struck in 22-karat gold at the West Point Mint and include a Certificate of Authenticity. They are struck at least twice, resulting in a sculpted foreground and a mirror-like background. To safeguard their quality cameo finish, Proof coins are placed in a protective capsule that is nestled in a display-ready mint-issued box. They make a great investment to add to your collection. Currently, Provident Metals has the 2000-W Proof American Eagle 1/4 oz Gold coin available for purchase.
Authorized by the Gold Bullion Act of 1985, the Proof American Eagle Gold coins are minted from gold sourced in the US. The coins are struck in 91.67% gold. For added durability, the gold is combined with 3% silver and 5.33% copper. A W mint mark appears on the obverse of each coin to identify they are struck at the West Point Mint.
The 2000-W Proof American Eagle Gold coin obverse highlights the Lady Liberty Double Eagle design created by Augustus Saint-Gaudens. The design features the full-length figure of Lady Liberty, striding towards you with her hair flowing behind. In her outstretched right arm, she has a torch and in her outstretched left arm, she has an olive branch. Inscriptions included are LIBERTY and 2000.
The 2000-W Proof American Eagle Gold coin reverse highlights the king of birds of prey, the Bald Eagle. This design, created by Miley Busiek and sculpted by Sherl J. Winter, features the male Bald Eagle, with an olive branch in its talons, flying towards a nest where a female eagle and an eaglet await. Inscriptions included are UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, E PLURIBUS UNUM, IN GOD WE TRUST, 1/4 OZ. FINE GOLD, and 10 DOLLARS.
The Proof American Eagle 1/4 oz Gold coins were not issued until 1988, along with the 1/10 oz coins. While sales of the 1/4 oz Proof Eagle Golds started strong in 1988 with 98,028 coins sold and were relatively strong the 2nd and 3rd years, the annual sales totals after that time have been on an overall downward trend. In 2000, the US Mint sold a mere 36,036 1/4 oz Proof Eagle Gold coins. In 2009, increased worldwide demand for precious metals forced the US Mint to not issue any Proof coins.
Should you have any questions, please contact our Provident Metals Customer Service team to get your answer. We can be reached via phone at 800-313-3315, via our online live chat, or via our email.
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|Mint Mark||W - West Point|
|Designer (Obverse)||Augustus Saint-Gaudens|
|Designer (Reverse)||Miley Busiek|
|Product Series||American Eagle|
|Certificate of Authenticity||Yes|
|Metal Content||.25 Troy Ounce|
|Shipping||Orders over $199 Ship Free|
|Packaging Dimensions||4.3 x 3.5 x 1.1|