Washington — The United States Mint will open sales for the 2018 American Eagle one-ounce gold Uncirculated coin (product code 18EH) July 12 at noon Eastern Time (ET).
This coin is a collector version of the Mint’s American Eagle gold bullion coin. Struck at the United States Mint at West Point, the obverse (heads) features a version of Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ full-length figure of Liberty with flowing hair, holding a torch in her right hand and an olive branch in her left.
The reverse, by sculptor Miley Busiek, features a male eagle carrying an olive branch flying above a nest containing a female eagle and eaglets.
Each encapsulated coin arrives in a burgundy presentation case with a certificate of authenticity.
Pricing for the 2018 American Eagle one-ounce gold Uncirculated coin is determined according to the range in which it appears on the Mint’s “Pricing of Numismatic Gold, Commemorative Gold, and Platinum Products” table. Click here for current pricing information.
The Mint accepts orders online and 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1-888-321-MINT. Information about shipping options is available at the Mint’s website.
Mintage for the 2018 American Eagle one-ounce gold Uncirculated coin is limited to 10,000 units. There is no household order limit.
About the United States Mint
Congress created the United States Mint in 1792, and the Mint became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. As the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage, the Mint is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce. The Mint also produces numismatic products, including Proof, Uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; silver and bronze medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. Its numismatic programs are self-sustaining and operate at no cost to taxpayers.
Note: To ensure that all members of the public have fair and equal access to United States Mint products, the United States Mint will not accept and will not honor orders placed prior to the official on-sale date of July 12, 2018, at noon ET.
Press release courtesy of the United States Mint.