For Immediate Release: 12/22/2016
U.S. Mint announced “The 2017 American Eagle coins will be released in January 2017!”
The real American heritage 2017 American Eagles are now available for pre-order from Bullion Exchanges!
This U.S. Mint series is one of the most collectible and desired in the world. They are produced in three versions: silver, gold and platinum. The weight, content and purity are all guaranteed by the United States government. The history of American Eagles dates back to 1986 when it was authorized by the Gold Bullion Act of 1985. Since then, the demand for these coins has grown steadily among collectors and investors as a valuable investment option. They can be added to an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) and also as a valuable numismatic addition.
In 2016 American Eagles celebrated the 30th anniversary of mintage, and in 2017 you can add to your collection the first issues of a new decade!
($10) and 1/10 troy ounce ($5). The obverse design is based on the Augustus Saint-Gaudens artwork for the 1907 Double Eagle. It features the Lady Liberty in front of Capitol building, walking confidently against the sun’s rays, and holding the fiery torch in her right hand and an olive ranch in the left. The reverse presents a national symbol and time-honored American male bald eagle in flight, carrying an olive branch to his nest, where a female awaits with her young one.
The 2017 silver version of American Eagles produced from 1 troy ounce of .999 fine silver and has a denomination of $1 dollar. The obverse design depicts the Adolph A. Weinman’s design showing Lady Liberty draped in an American flag. She is walking with grace as the sun rises over a ridge. The reverse shows an eagle below 13 small stars which represents the original US colonies.
The 2017 platinum version of American Eagle comes in .9995 fine Platinum. The coin weighs 1 troy ounce and has an impressive face value of $100 dollars. The obverse design bears an elegant portrait of the Statue of Liberty which is completed with the inscriptions “LIBERTY,” “IN GOD WE TRUST,” and “2017.” It has been the same platinum coin obverse since the original release. The reverse presents the American eagle flying across America with a rising sun on the background.
With the gold, silver and platinum versions have different designs, they all provide historical and highly praised patriotic motifs in slightly different ways: the Lady Liberty is the worldwide symbol of Hope, Life, Freedom and the Pursuit of Happiness, and the American Eagle presents the strength and security of the United States.
These incredible coins can be obtained in both Proof and Brilliant Uncirculated conditions. U.S.Mint uses a specialized minting process for Proof coins that provides very detailed images, a frosted finish, and a mirror-like field. To create the Uncirculated American Eagles the mint uses the coining press. They are struck on specially burnished blanks and add the “W” mint mark of the West Point facility.
American Eagles are highly considered on the precious metals markets for their patriotic symbolism, a high quality backed by the U.S. government, with very high liquidity, and an exclusive production. Since they were first launched, the U.S. Mint has issued millions of the American Eagle coins and has proved that even after 30 years of mintage this timeless collection hasn’t lost its value. It is still the most sought after bullion in the world.
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