WASHINGTON – The United States Mint (Mint) will open sales for the 2017 American Eagle One Ounce Gold Uncirculated Coin (product code17EH) on June 1 at noon Eastern Time (ET).
This coin is a collector version of the Mint’s American Eagle Gold Bullion Coin. Struck at the United States Mint at West Point, the obverse (heads) features a version of 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. Its reverse (tails), by sculptor Miley Busiek, features a male eagle carrying an olive branch flying above a nest containing a female eagle and eaglets.
Each coin is encapsulated in plastic and packaged in a presentation case with a Certificate of Authenticity. Customer demand will determine the number of coins produced.
Pricing for the 2017 American Eagle One Ounce Gold Uncirculated Coin will be based on the Mint’s pricing schedule for products containing gold. These products are priced according to the range in which they appear on the 2017 Pricing of Numismatic Gold, Commemorative Gold, and Platinum Products” table. See current pricing information.
The Mint will accept orders at its online catalog and at 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1-888-321-MINT. Visit us online for information about shipping options.
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. Its numismatic programs are self-sustaining and operate at no cost to taxpayers. The Mint is celebrating its 225th anniversary in 2017 (#USMint225).
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 June 1, 2017, at noon ET, will not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.