American Eagle Gold Proof Coins are also available in one–half ounce, one–quarter ounce, and one–tenth ounce sizes plus a four–coin set with one coin in each size.
The Proof Gold Amercian Eagle is the premium collectors version of the United States Gold Eagle. Struck in 22-Karat gold the striding Liberty, it is an absolute masterpiece and a must have for any precious metal collector or investor. Proof American Eagles are limited in the amount of coins that are struck by the U.S Mint. These coins carry strong demand because of the limited number produced each year. The coin has an obverse design with the figure Liberty blanketed by the flag holding branches of laurel and oak in the left hand as her right hand is gracefully extended out.
In order to create the coin’s sharp relief and a mirror-like background, the intricate “proof” minting process requires workers at the mint to manually feed burnished coin blanks into presses where each coin is struck multiple times so the softly frosted and highly detailed images seem to float above the field. You will receive each coin separately packaged in its own case along with a certificate of authenticity. Currently, proof American Eagles are the only collectible coins allowed by the United States government for Individual Retirement Accounts. American Eagle Gold Proof Coins are also available in one–half ounce, one–quarter ounce, and one–tenth ounce sizes plus a four–coin set with one coin in each size.