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2001-W Proof American Eagle 1 oz Gold Coin with Box & CoA

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Each Proof American Eagle Gold Coin is struck multiple times to create a high level of detail and a mirror-like finish. The coin is also specially treated to give it a frosted appearance on the raised areas of the design. As such, the coins are exceptionally popular with collectors. Today, you have the opportunity to buy 2001-W Proof American Eagle 1 oz Gold Coins online from Provident Metals.


  • Arrives with a plastic capsule, presentation display, and a Certificate of Authenticity!
  • 15th year in the American Eagle Gold Series!
  • Total mintage of 24,555 gold coins!
  • Contains 1 Troy oz of actual gold content.
  • The face value of $50 (USD) is backed by the United States of America.
  • On the obverse of the coin is Lady Liberty.
  • The reverse features American bald eagles.
  • Issued W mint marks by the West Point Mint.

The Proof American Gold Eagle Coin has a face value of $50, but its true value is based on the current market price of gold. The coin’s weight, purity, and gold content are all guaranteed by the U.S. government.


Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ portrayal of Lady Liberty is reimagined in a modern style on the obverse of the 2001-W Proof Eagle 1 oz Gold Coin. The front-facing relief displays Liberty walking toward the viewer while carrying an olive branch and torch. The inscriptions here read LIBERTY, 2013, and the W mint mark of the West Point Mint.


Miley Busiek’s 1986 design for the series showcases a family of American bald eagles on the reverse of the 2001-W Proof American Eagle Gold Coin. The male eagle is seen soaring above the nest while a female eagle perches with hatchlings. Inscriptions on this side include UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, E PLURIBUS UNUM, IN GOD WE TRUST, and 1 OZ. FINE GOLD 50 DOLLARS.


The mintage of the 1 oz coin in the Proof Eagle Gold Series in 2001 was the lowest to date for this weight in the series. It was outsold by the 1/10 oz and 1/4 oz gold coins and outsold the 1/2 oz gold coin by just 512 coins.


2001-W Proof American Eagle 1 oz Gold Coins come with plastic capsules for delivery and include both presentation boxes and a Certificate of Authenticity.

Please contact Provident Metals with any questions. You can call us at 800-313-3315, chat with us live online, or email us directly.

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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Can I choose the method of shipping?

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 W - West Point
Metals Purity .9167
Producer US Mint
Thickness 2.87 mm
Diameter 32.7 mm
Condition Proof
Denomination $50
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
Packaging Dimensions 4.3 x 3.5 x 1.2
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 4000768