Why Choose This Proof 70 Ultra Cameo 2005-W $25 Proof American Gold Eagle?
The American Gold Eagle is one of the US Mint's most successful bullion products. This series hit the market in 1986. In 2005, this proof was struck at the West Point Mint. It's made of .9167 fine gold and has a face value of $25. The actual gold weight of this coin is 1/2 Troy oz. Mintage of this coin was moderate compare to other years it was offered. There were 34,311 of these produced.
Stunning Designs by Busiek and Saint-Gaudens
The work of Augustus Saint-Gaudens can be found on the obverse. This classic design is widely considered to be one of the most beautiful to ever be used on a US coin. If you look closely, our Capitol building can be seen in the background.
The design on the reverse features a family of bald eagles. These eagles are at their nest. One of the adults is just about to land, the others seem to have been waiting for its return. Miley Busiek created this detailed design.
Graded Proof 70 Ultra Cameo by NGC
This 1/2 oz. proof was submitted to the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) for grading. From their 70 point grading scale, the experts there awarded it a perfect Proof 70 grade. They also gave it the Ultra Cameo designation. That means it has excellent visual contrast as a result of its proof finish.
Order this NGC Proof 70 Ultra Cameo 2005-W $25 Proof American Gold Eagle for your collection today!
|Year of Issue:||2005|
|Display Weight:||1/2 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||15.5516 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.5 oz|
|Legal Tender:||United States|
|Obverse Design:||Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle design|
|Reverse Design:||Family of Eagles|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||Augustus Saint-Gaudens|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Miley Busiek|