2016 American Eagle One Ounce Gold Uncirculated Coin Goes on Sale April 7

March 31, 2016

WASHINGTON – The United States Mint (Mint) will accept orders for the 2016 American Eagle One Ounce Gold Uncirculated Coin (product code 16EH) starting April 7 at noon Eastern Time (ET).

Pricing for the coin is in accordance with the Mint pricing schedule for gold coins.  These products are priced according to the range in which they appear on the United States Mint Gold Coin Pricing Grid.

Orders will be accepted at the Mint’s online catalog at /catalog and at 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468).  Hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1-888-321-MINT (6468).  Information about shipping options is available at https://catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html.

The American Eagle One Ounce Gold Uncirculated Coin is one of the collector versions of the official United States Mint American Eagle Gold Bullion Coin.  The coin features a finish similar to its bullion coin counterpart, and each coin bears the “W” mint mark indicating its striking at the United States Mint at West Point.  Each coin is encapsulated in plastic and placed in a protective presentation case.  A Certificate of Authenticity is included.

The obverse (heads side) of the American Eagle One Ounce Gold Uncirculated Coin features Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ full-length figure of Liberty with flowing hair, holding a torch in her right hand and an olive branch in her left.  The coin’s reverse (tails side), by sculptor Miley Busiek, features a male eagle carrying an olive branch flying above a nest containing a female eagle and eaglets.

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 taxpayers.

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 7, 2016, at noon ET, shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.


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