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2001 American Eagle 1/2 oz Gold Coin

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Fractional weight gold bullion coins are a favorite for many investors and collectors. They offer people a less expensive option for gold coins than 1 oz options, of which there are so many on the market. If you are looking for fractional weight gold coins, look no further than these 2001 American Eagle 1/2 oz Gold Coins, which you can buy today at Provident Metals.


  • Ships in lightweight plastic flips!
  • Mintage limited to only 48,047 coins!
  • Contains 1/2 Troy oz of actual gold content!
  • Face value of $25 (USD) is backed by the United States government.
  • 23rd release of the 1/2 oz American Eagle Gold Coins!
  • Lady Liberty featured proudly on the obverse
  • Bald eagle design on the reverse.

In 1986, the United States Mint launched the American Eagle Coin program. The 1/2 oz gold coins were introduced in the same year. Right now, you can purchase American Eagle Gold Coins in four different gold weights: 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, and 1/10 oz. The coins also come in bullion, proof, and uncirculated versions. There are also four different metal types, including silver, gold, platinum, and palladium, which each feature different obverse and reverse designs.


The obverse face of these coins bears the image of Lady Liberty as she walks away from the Capitol building with the sun at her back. In one hand, she holds an olive branch. In the other, she carries a lit torch. The design was introduced in 1907 by Augustus Saint-Gaudens for use on Gold Double Eagle Coins.


The reverse side of the coins features sculptor Miley Busieks depiction of a bald eagle family. In the image, a female and hatchling wait in their nest, while a male clutching an olive branch flies back toward them. The design was created just for these coins in 1986.


The coins all ship in plastic flips from our secure facility. These flips will protect the coins during shipping and storage. Each coin contains 91.67% 22-karat gold by weight. This ends up equaling 1/2 Troy ounce of pure gold content. In addition to the gold, these coins contain silver and copper, making them more durable.

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How Does Free Shipping Work?

When the subtotal of your purchase, including applicable discounts, is $199 or more, you receive free shipping for your entire order. In order to receive free shipping on purchases of $199 or more, you must live within the 50 US states. For orders less than $199, a $9.95 shipping fee applies. All products are discreetly packaged and shipped with full insurance included.

When will my order ship?

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All orders of $199 or more that are eligible for free shipping are, by default, shipped via a carrier of our choice (USPS or UPS). Depending on the contents and size of your purchase, you may be able to upgrade to a specific carrier during checkout.

Will I need to sign for my package?

For those orders of $999.99 or less, there is no need to sign for your package. However, you may select the option to require a signature at delivery if you want. This can be chosen and paid for at checkout. All orders of $1000 or more require a signature to complete delivery.

What about International Orders?

Provident is only able to ship to addresses in any of the 50 US states. This includes P.O. boxes and APO addresses.

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Product Details

Year 2001
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .9167
Producer US Mint
Thickness 2.24 mm
Diameter 27 mm
Inner Pack 20
Outer Pack 1000
Condition Uncirculated
Denomination $25
Country United States
Designer (Obverse) Augustus Saint Gaudens
Designer (Reverse) Miley Busiek
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series American Eagle
Certificate of Authenticity No
Capsule Size 27 mm
Packaging Plastic Flip
Metal Content .5 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 3868697