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2005-W 1/2 oz Gold American Eagle Proof $25 NGC PF70 UC

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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
Mint:U.S. Mint
Mint Mark:W
Branch:West Point
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:PF70
Designation:UC
Finish:Proof
Composition:Gold
Purity:0.9167
Display Weight:1/2 oz
Weight in Grams:15.5516 g
Weight in Ounces:0.5 oz
Diameter:27
Thickness:2.24
Edge Type:Reeded
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:25
Mintage:34,311
Obverse Design:Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle design
Reverse Design:Family of Eagles
Reverse Designer/Engraver:Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Obverse Designer/Engraver:Miley Busiek
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2005 gold eagle proof coin (70 )
Stunning, perfect and beautiful gold coin. As advertised +++ very good price. Totally happy with this purchase.
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