2016-W 1 oz Burnished Gold Eagle SP-70 PCGS (First Strike)

2016-W 1 oz Burnished Gold Eagle SP-70 PCGS (First Strike)

The Gold Eagle coin is one of the world's favorite Gold bullion products. Burnished Gold American Eagles are struck on special blanks and were treated to give them a look that is very distinct from regular business strike Gold Eagles.

Coin Highlights:

  • Perfect Specimen-70 grade with the First Strike designation.
  • PCGS encapsulation protects and guarantees the perfect Specimen-70 condition of the coin.
  • The First Strikes designation ensures that the coin was received by PCGS within the first 30 days of release.
  • Obverse: Adapted from Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ famed Gold Double Eagle design, which features Lady Liberty walking confidently against the sun’s rays.
  • Reverse: Designed by Miley Busiek showing a male bald eagle in flight carrying an olive branch to his nest, where a female awaits with her young.
  • Minted at West Point, N.Y.

Proudly display your Burnished Gold Eagle by adding a presentation box perfect for certified Gold Eagles to your order.

The beloved Gold American Eagle design and metal content gain even more collectible value when certified by PCGS as being in perfect Specimen-70 condition. Add this gorgeous PCGS certified Burnished Gold coin to your cart today!

The Gold American Eagle has a rich and colorful history. The modern coins are fashioned after the designs of renowned artist and sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens which were used on the Gold Double Eagle from 1907 to 1933. The redesign of the coin was issued by President Theodore Roosevelt after his desire for more beautiful American coinage. This led to the design recognized and revered today by many to be the most beautiful American coin ever minted. The obverse of the coin features Lady Liberty who represents victory. She is holding a torch to symbolize enlightenment and an olive brand to represent peace. She is backed by sunrays and the United States Capitol. The reverse of the coin feature a male and female bald eagle with their young to represent family, strength, and patriotism.

Coins minted from 1986 through 1991 are dated with Roman numerals whereas every 1 oz Gold American Eagle minted after 1992 is branded with Arabic numerals. These Gold bullion coins are available in multiple sizes including 1/10 troy oz, 1/4 troy oz, 1/2 troy oz and 1 troy oz. Each piece is identical in design save the markings on the reverse side of the coin that indicate its weight and face value.

In 1933, because of the Great Depression, the United States government made it illegal for citizens to hold monetary Gold. Citizens were required to sell their Gold certificates, coins, and bullion to the U.S. Treasury save a few exceptions including jewelry and numismatic coins. In 1975, private ownership of Gold was again made legal and in 1986, American mints began to make bullion coins. Pursuant to the Gold Bullion Coin Act of 1985, these coins are made exclusively from American Gold.

The coin is minted at the West Point Mint in New York. The mint deals in large amounts of precious metals and is responsible for striking all proof and uncirculated American Eagles in Gold, Silver, and Platinum as well as all Gold commemorative coins.
Customer Reviews of 2016-W 1 oz Burnished Gold Eagle SP-70 PCGS (First Strike)
2016-W 1 oz Burnished Gold Eagle SP-70 PCGS (First Strike)
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NIce to have a little stash

By  Selldirt

from Hawaii

5.0

Nice packaging should make it easier to re-sell and authenticate with Ampex bar code and indentification. Let's see if the rarity justifies the markup over same mintage Eagles. $400 over spot is steep.

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Mint Condition
  • Recognized Brand

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By  Lektor

from Clearwater FL

5.0

A small mintage and SP-70 makes this coin rare and quick to appreciate. Collect the rare, it will increase faster in value

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Easy to Sell
  • Mint Condition
  • Recognized Brand

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