A small number of proof gold American Eagles are struck each year for collectors, and they are often sold out soon after issue. With the same design as the gold American Eagle bullion coins, proof American Eagles are minted in 1-oz., 1/2-oz., 1/4-oz. and 1/10-oz. sizes and can be purchased in any of these sizes singly or in 2- or 4-piece sets.
The obverse (front) duplicates the $20 Saint-Gaudens gold coin, which many think America’s most beautiful gold coin and which President Roosevelt commissioned to rival the artistry of Greek and Roman coins.The reverse, designed by Miley Busiek, shows a male bald eagle grasping an olive branch as it lands in its family’s nest. Wording displays the gold content and purity, the denomination, the issuing nation, “E PLURIBUS UNUM” (Latin for “From Many, One”) and “IN GOD WE TRUST.”
Proof gold American Eagle coins are made with a more-detailed minting process. Special dies are used on the coin blanks, which are fed manually into the presses and struck multiple times to produce detailed coin images that look softly frosted above a mirror-like background.Each proof American Eagle comes in a beautiful, dark blue velvet presentation case with an official United States Mint Certificate of Authority.
Gold bullion coins from the United States Mint are the only official gold bullion coins whose weight, content and purity are guaranteed by the United States Government, making them investors’ top choice worldwide.
Individual Retirement Accounts
Proof American Eagles (gold and silver) are the only collectible coins allowed in U.S. Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs).
This is a premium coin, meaning the coin’s price includes a premium above the melt value of the precious metal it contains, which includes Augusta’s margin. This premium is solely determined and controlled by Augusta, based on factors Augusta deems valuable in determining and controlling such premium. Other retailers may not recognize the premium value that Augusta recognizes for this premium coin and may only be willing to pay as little as the melt value for this coin (the value of the precious metal that the coin contains). If you sell this coin to a retailer that does not recognize the premium value assessed by Augusta at the time of sale, then such sale may result in significant losses. Augusta cannot guarantee that it will buyback any item it sells and cannot guarantee another retailer will purchase this premium coin.
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