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1996-W 1 oz Proof American Gold Eagle Coin (Box + CoA)

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The American Eagle Gold coin is one of the most beautiful gold coins of all time. First issued in 1986, 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, BGASC 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 class. The other weights are 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, and 1/10 oz. The 1 oz is one of the more popular options for collectors and investors because of its limited number of mintages. They have a composition of 91.67% gold, 5.33% copper, and 3% silver.


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 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 BGASC. Our verified contact line is 888-992-4272, or we can be reached via email, or through our online live chat

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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
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