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2013 Proof Gold Eagles

April 20, 2013 in Coins, Collecting, Gold, Gold Coins, Gold Eagles, Proof Coins, USA Coins

April 18th, 2013. By: Mint News Blog (http://mintnewsblog.com)

Today, April 18, 2013 at 12:00 Noon ET, the United States Mint will begin sales of the 2013 American Gold Eagle Proof Coins. The available products will include individual one-tenth, one-quarter, one-half, and one ounce size coins, as well as a four coin set option. For this year, maximum mintage levels have been reduced and initial prices will be lower, following the decline in the market price of gold.

2013 American Eagle One Ounce Gold Proof Coin

2013 American Eagle One Ounce Gold Proof Coin

2013 American Eagle One Ounce Gold Proof Coin

2013 American Eagle One Ounce Gold Proof Coin

The American Gold Eagle features Augustus Saint Gaudens’ depiction of Liberty from the classic double eagle minted from 1907 to 1933. Liberty is depicted holding a lit torch and olive branch with the rays of the rising sun and the US Capitol building behind her. Fifty stars surround the image. The reverse design features Miley Busiek’s depiction of a family of eagles with inscriptions indicating the precious metal weight and legal tender face value.

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