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1996-W Proof American Eagle 1 oz Gold Coin with Box & CoA

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The American Eagle Gold coin is one of the most historic gold coins of all time. It is rich with American history and marks one of the most important events to take place in the US and global gold industry. First issued in 1987, the standard version was an instant hit. It is now available to collectors and investors in three different versions, including the Proof finish. This is by far one of the most gorgeous iterations of the series. Today, Provident Metals offers you the 1996-W Proof American Eagle 1 oz Gold Coin!

Coin Highlights:

  • Coindelivered ina presentation box along with a Certificate of Authenticity!
  • issued in 1986 by the US Mint!
  • Limited mintage of 16,153coins!
  • Contains 1 Troy oz of actual gold content.
  • Issued a face value of $50(USD) backed by the federalUS government.
  • Lady Liberty on the obverse field.
  • Bald Eagle family on the reverse field.

The Proof American Eagle Gold coin is available in four distinct sizes, including the 1 oz weight. They have a composition of 91.67% gold, 5.33% copper, and 3% silver. Its unique to note that this coin does bear the W mint mark because it was minted by the West Point Mint. Not every coin in the Eagle Gold coin series has the privilege of bearing this prestigious mark.


For the obverse field of the 1996-W Proof American Eagle 1 oz Gold Coin, Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ design will be featured. This is the Lady Liberty image which depicts the powerful hero of America walking toward the viewer in a flowing gown. She wields two important objects. One of them is an olive branch and the other is a torch that she holds in both hands. The inscription on this side of the coin is Liberty and 1996.


The reverse field of the 1996-W Proof American Eagle 1 oz Gold Coin features an American bald eagle design created exclusively for the American Eagle Gold series by Miley Busiek. It depicts a nest full of bald eagle hatchlings under the watchful eye of a female eagle while a male eagle flies overhead clutching an olive branch in his talon.


If you have any questions, please reach out to our customer service team at Provident Metals! Our verified contact line is 800-313-3315, or we can be reached via email, or through our online live chat

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Product Details

Year 1996
Mint Mark W - West Point
Metals Purity .9167
Producer US Mint
Thickness 2.87 mm
Diameter 32.7 mm
Condition Proof
Denomination $50
Country United States
Designer (Obverse) Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Designer (Reverse) Miley Buisek
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series American Eagle
Certificate of Authenticity Yes
Packaging Presentation Packaging
Packaging Dimensions 4.3 x 3.5 x 1.2
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 3965228