WASHINGTON — The United States Mint will open sales for the 2014 United States Mint American Eagle Gold Proof Coins April 3 at noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Orders will be accepted at http://www.usmint.gov/catalog and at 1–800–USA–MINT (872–6468), while hearing– and speech–impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1–888–321–MINT. A fee of $4.95 will be added to all domestic orders for shipping and handling.
|PRODUCT CODE||PRODUCT OPTION||PRODUCT LIMIT||MINTAGE LIMIT|
|PF1||One Ounce Coin||20,000||35,000|
|PF2||One–Half Ounce Coin||10,000||25,000|
|PF3||One–Quarter Ounce Coin||10,000||25,000|
|PF4||One–Tenth Ounce Coin||20,000||35,000|
The American Eagle Gold Proof Coins will be priced according to the range in which they appear on the United States Mint pricing grid for numismatic gold coins. Current pricing information is available at http://www.usmint.gov/catalog.
The obverse (heads side) of the 22–karat gold American Eagle Gold Proof Coins bears Augustus Saint–Gaudens’ image of Liberty with flowing hair, holding a torch in her right hand and an olive branch in her left. The coins’ reverse (tails side) bears sculptor Miley Busiek’s design of a male eagle carrying an olive branch, flying above a nest containing a female eagle and her eaglets.
American Eagle Gold Proof Coins are produced at the United States Mint at West Point. These coins are struck multiple times and feature a frosted foreground and mirror–like background, giving them a special cameo effect. Each coin is sealed in a protective capsule and mounted in a handsome, satin–lined velvet presentation case accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.
About the United States Mint
The United States Mint was created by Congress in 1792 and became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. It is the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage and is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce. The United States Mint also produces numismatic products, including proof, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. The United States Mint’s numismatic programs are self–sustaining and operate at no cost to the taxpayer.
Note: To ensure that all members of the public have fair and equal access to United States Mint products, orders placed prior to the official on–sale date and time of April 3, 2014, at noon EDT, shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored. For more information, please review the United States Mint’s Frequently Asked Questions, Answer ID #175.