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U.S. Mint Sales Open March 17 for 2016 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins


The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for 2016 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins March 17 at noon Eastern Time (ET).

Available product options are as follows:

United States Mint 2016 American Gold Eagle product option table

There is no maximum mintage limit for the American Eagle Gold Proof Coins. Customer demand will determine the number of coins produced.

The American Eagle Gold Proof Coins are priced according to the range in which they appear on the United States Mint’s pricing grid for numismatic gold coins. Current pricing information is available at http://www.usmint.gov/catalog.

Orders will be accepted at https://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.

Information about shipping options is available at https://catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html.

The obverse of the 22-karat gold American Eagle Gold Proof Coin 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 coin’s 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 and accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.

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 17, 2016, at noon ET, shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.

About the United States Mint

usmintThe 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.


Additional information about American Eagle Gold Proof Coins is available at http://www.usmint.gov/mint_programs/?action=american_eagles.

United States Mint
United States Minthttps://www.usmint.gov/
Since Congress created the United States Mint on April 2, 1792, the primary mission of the Mint is to produce an adequate volume of circulating coinage for the nation. As a self-funded agency, the United States Mint turns revenues beyond its operating expenses over to the General Fund of the Treasury. Other responsibilities include: Maintaining physical custody and protection of the Nation's $100 billion of U.S. gold and silver assets; Manufacturing and selling platinum, gold, and silver bullion coins; and Overseeing production facilities in Denver, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and West Point, as well as the U.S. Bullion Depository at Fort Knox, Kentucky.

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