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2002-W Proof American Eagle 1 oz Gold Coin with Box & CoA

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From the late 1990s to the early 2000s, the Proof Gold Eagle Series saw decreased demand as interest in the BU version of the coin soared. The 2002 release had one of the lowest mintages for the 1 oz gold coin in the programs history. Today, you have the opportunity to get 2002-W Proof American Eagle 1 oz Gold Coins online from Provident Metals.


  • Arrives with a capsule, US Mint box, and a Certificate of Authenticity!
  • 17th year of release in the Proof American Eagle Gold Series!
  • Announced mintage of just 27,499 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 is Lady Liberty.
  • The reverse side features a family of bald eagles.
  • Bears a W mint mark from the West Point Mint.

In 2002, the Proof American Eagle Gold Series remained relatively steady from a demand standpoint compared to previous years. The 1 oz gold coin in the series was around 800 coins higher than the lowest issue of the year, the 1/2 oz gold coin. The 1/10 oz gold coin was the most popular with a mintage of over 40,000.


On the obverse side of 2002-W Proof American Eagle Gold Coins, you will find a portrait of Lady Liberty. This design was created in 1907 by Augustus Saint-Gaudens and first featured on the $20 Double Eagle Gold Coin. In this image, Liberty is in front-facing relief with a torch in her right hand and an olive branch in her left. Inscriptions on this side read LIBERTY, 2002, and the W mint mark of the West Point Mint.


The reverse field of the 2002 Proof American Eagle 1 oz Gold Coin comes with an image of bald eagles. Designed in 1986 by Miley Busiek, this visual shows a male eagle soaring over the nest as a female eagle within the nest guarding hatchlings. Inscriptions on this side read UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, IN GOD WE TRUST, E PLURIBUS UNUM, and 1 OZ FINE GOLD 50 DOLLARS.


Proof American Eagle Gold Coins were first issued in 1986, with only the 1 oz gold coin available in that first year. The fractional-ounce coins were introduced in 1987 and 1988, with the 1/2 oz gold coin introduced first, followed by the 1/4 and 1/10 oz coins.


These 2002-W Proof American Eagle 1 oz Gold Coins are available to you in capsules with a US Mint presentation box. Each coin also comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Please contact Provident Metals if you have any questions. Our team is available to assist you at 800-313-3315, online using our live chat, and via our email address.

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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.

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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.

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Product Details

Year 2002
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
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Mintage 27,499
Packaging Dimensions 4.3 x 3.5 x 1.2
Provident ID 3955632