United States Mint Opens Sales for 2017 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins on March 2
WASHINGTON - The United States Mint (Mint) will begin accepting orders for 2017 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins on March 2 at noon Eastern Time (ET). Available product options are as follows:
One Ounce Coin
One-Half Ounce Coin
One-Quarter Ounce Coin
One-Tenth Ounce Coin
There is no maximum mintage limit for the 2017 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins. The number of coins produced will be based on customer demand.
Pricing for these coins will be based on the United States Mint's pricing schedule for products containing gold. These products are priced according to the range in which they appear on the United States Mint Gold Coin Pricing Grid. Current pricing information is available at http://catalog.usmint.gov/coins/gold-coins/.
Orders will be accepted at https://catalog.usmint.gov/ and at 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1-888-321-MINT. Information about shipping options is available at https://catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html.
The obverse (heads) of these 22-karat gold coins 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. The reverse (tails), designed 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 Mint also produces numismatic products, including proof, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and silver, gold, and platinum 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 of March 2, 2017, at noon ET, will not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.
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