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1996 US Eagle 1-oz Gold Proof Coin

Other Versions: [Brilliant Uncirculated]

Obverse Image - US 1996 Eagle 1-oz Gold Proof Coin
Reverse Image - US 1996 Eagle 1-oz Gold Proof Coin
Coin Specifications
Gold Content1 oz.
Purity22k
Face Value$50
SeriesEagle
Year of Issue1996
Mintage36,153
Issue Limit55,000

In 1986, Liberty, as depicted by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, was selected as the design that would grace the obverse of the American Eagle Gold Coins. The Saint-Gaudens design first appeared on the United States' $20, or double-eagle, gold piece in 1907, where it remained until 1933.

The 1996 US Eagle 1oz Gold Proof Coin was struck by the US Mint in the year 1996 and belongs to the Eagle series of gold proof coins. Each 22 carat fine gold coin contains 1 troy ounce (31.1035 grams) of gold and is legal tender with a face value of $50.

While the one ounce coins are generally the most popular amongst bullion investors, the American 1996 Eagle Gold Proof coin also comes in fractional ounce sizes of half, quarter and one-tenth oz.

Other Denominations for the 1996 US Eagle Gold Proof Coin
Gold Content1/2 oz1/4 oz1/10 oz
Face Value$25$10$5
Mintage35,05838,21957,047
Issue Limit50,00055,00070,000

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