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2017-W 5 Dollar 1/10-oz Gold Eagle Proof
Gold Eagle Proofs Are Back for 2017!
Celebrating its 31st anniversary in 2017, the United States Mint's Gold Eagle is among the most beloved gold bullion coins on the planet. Artistically brilliant and perfectly collectible, each yearly release commands the attention of buyers around the world. But while Uncirculated Gold Eagles have been produced every year since their first run in 1986, the proof versions of these classics have been a bit more sporadic.
The $5 1/10-oz Gold Eagle Proof didn't make its first appearance until 1988, the third year of the series. With the exception of 2009, these proofs have been minted every year since then. So, while they're highly sought after by collectors, an annual release of Proof Gold Eagles is by no means a sure thing. Add in the fact that the production numbers for Proof Gold Eagles are usually a fraction of the mintage for their uncirculated counterparts and you have a classic recipe for intense demand!
That's why we’re excited to announce the return of the $5 1/10-oz Gold Eagle Proof for 2017! Each legal-tender coin is struck in one-tenth ounce of .9167 pure gold and exhibits the same beloved designs of Augustus Saint-Gaudens on the obverse and Miley Busiek on the reverse. However, unlike Uncirculated Gold Eagles, each proof is struck multiple times using specially prepared dies and polished planchets. The result is a Gold Eagle with crisp, stunning details and lustrous, mirrored surfaces.
Your $5 1/10--oz Gold Eagle Proof will arrive to you in exactly the same gorgeous condition that it had when it left the production floor at the West Point Mint. Don't wait, though -- these collectors' favorites have been tremendously popular in the past, and we're expecting them to barely touch the shelves in our vaults before they're sent out again! Put one (or several) in your cart now!
|Year of Issue||2017|
|Mint Name||West Point - W|
|Coin Weight||3.39 Grams - g|
|Weight||1/10 Ounce - oz|