Why add this specially labeled First Day of Issue 2018-W Gold American Eagle $5 Proof Coin to your collection?
The American Gold Eagle was introduced by the U.S. Mint in 1986. In production for more than three decades, the coin continues to be a favorite among both collectors and investors of gold coinage. This 16.51 mm diameter Gold Eagle Proof dated 2018 is struck from 1/10 Troy oz. of .9167 fine gold at the West Point Mint, its mintage limited to no more than 22,000.
Timeless Image of Lady Liberty
Lady Liberty is depicted on the obverse, advancing forward, as designed by sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens for the 1907 $20 Double Eagle. Inscribed "LIBERTY," "2018" and "W."
The reverse features a bald eagle carrying an olive branch, in flight above his nesting mate and eaglets, designed by Miley Busiek.
First Day of Issue Proof 70 with Hand Signed Label
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) received this 2018-W Proof American Gold Eagle for grading within twenty-four hours of its release on March 1, 2018. The coin is encapsulated in an elegant NGC Black Core Holder accompanied by a First Day of Issue certification label, hand-signed by John Mercanti, the U.S. Mint's 12th Chief Engraver. The Proof was determined by NGC to be in perfect Proof 70 condition, also earning the designation Ultra Cameo (UC), for the exceptional contrast between the frosted and mirrored finishes.
Add this flawless American Gold Eagle 2018-W Proof release with a highly collectible hand-signed First Day of Issue label your collection now!
|Year of Issue:||2018|
|Release Type:||First Day of Issue|
|Holder:||Black Core Holder|
|Label/Signature:||Mercanti Signed Label|
|Display Weight:||1/10 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||3.1104 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.1 oz|
|Legal Tender:||United States|