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American Eagle Proof and Uncirculated Coins for Collectors
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Mintages and American Silver Eagle information by: SilverEagleGuide.com


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. Like their gold counterparts, American Eagle Silver Coins have been produced and sold in both proof and bullion finishes since 1986. They have always featured a rendition of sculptor Adolph A. Weinman's magnificent Walking Liberty design, originally prepared and executed for the Nation’s first circulating half-dollar coin in 1916.

American Eagle Proof and Uncirculated Coins for Collectors

The United States Mint produces proof versions of American Eagle Bullion coins for collectors.  American Eagle Proof Coins undergo a specialized minting process, which begins by manually feeding burnished coin blanks into presses fitted with special dies. The coin is struck multiple times so the softly frosted, yet detailed images seem to float above a mirror-like field. After scrutiny by white gloved inspectors, each American Eagle Gold and Silver Proof Coin is sealed in a protective plastic capsule and mounted in a handsome satin-lined velvet presentation case with its own official Certificate of Authenticity.  American Eagle Platinum Proof Coins are packaged in a custom-designed portfolio presentation case.  Since American Eagle Proof Coins are produced by the United States Mint, each coin's content, weight and purity are guaranteed by the United States Government. American Eagle Gold, Silver, and Platinum Proof Coins have a limited mintage and can be purchased directly from the United States Mint.

In 2006, the United States Mint added another member to the American Eagle family of precious metal coins.  Collectors may purchase American Eagle Uncirculated Coins in silver and gold directly from the United States Mint.

In a process similar to that used to create the magnificent American Eagle Proof Coins, American Eagle Uncirculated Coins are hand-loaded into the coining press, struck on specially burnished blanks and carry the "W" mint mark of the United States Mint at West Point.



Silver Eagle Mintage

The table below displays the mintage figures for American Silver Eagle coins. This includes bullion versions of the coin in the first column, proof versions in the second column, and the collectible uncirculated versions in the third column.
These mintages represent the final adjusted sales figures provided by the United States Mint. For numbers marked with an asterisk (*), refer to the mintage notes following the table.
The key date for the series has remained the elusive 1995-W Proof Silver Eagle. This is now followed by the 2011-P Reverse Proof and 2011-S Uncirculated Silver Eagles, which were both limited to 100,000. The highest mintage proof year was the inaugural year of 1986.
The lowest mintage for a bullion coin is the 1996 Silver Eagle, at 3,603,386. The highest mintage bullion year is 2011, with sales reaching an astounding 40,020,000 coins and achieving a third consecutive annual record.




                                    Bullion                 Proof                     Uncirculated
1986                        5,393,005                         1,446,778
1987                       11,442,335                     904,732
1988                         5,004,646                     557,370
1989                         5,203,327                     617,694
1990                         5,840,110                     695,510
1991                         7,191,066                     511,924
1992                         5,540,068                     498,543
1993                         6,763,762                     405,913*
1994                         4,227,319                     372,168
1995                         4,672,051                     407,822
1995-W                                     30,125*
1996                         3,603,386                       498,293
1997                         4,295,004                       440,315*
1998                         4,847,549                       450,728
1999                         7,408,640                       549,330
2000                         9,239,132                       600,743
2001                         9,001,711                       746,398
2002                       10,539,026                       647,342
2003                         8,495,008                       747,831
2004                         8,882,754                       801,602
2005                         8,891,025                       816,663
2006                       10,676,522                   1,092,477*         466,573*
2006-P Rev Pr                                248,875*
2007                         9,028,036                       821,759         621,333*
2008                       20,583,000                       700,979         533,757*
2009                       30,459,000                                   0*                     0*
2010                       34,764,500                         860,000                     0*
2011                       40,020,000                         950,000*                 TBD
2011-S   100,000*
2011-P Rev Pr                                  100,000*
2012                                 TBD                             TBD                 TBD
2012-S         TBD
2012-S Rev Pr                  TBD
* Mintage Notes:
1993: Proof mintage includes 12,689 coins sold in the Philadelphia Set.
1995-W: Proof coins with “W” mint mark issued only as part of the 10th Anniversary Gold Eagle Proof Set.
1997: Proof mintage includes 4,965 coins sold in the Impressions of Liberty Set.
2006: Proof mintage includes 248,875 coins sold in the 20th Anniversary Set. Uncirculated mintage includes 248,875 coins sold in the 20th Anniversary Set and 19,145 coins sold in the Gold and Silver 20th Anniversary Set.
2006-P Rev Pr: Reverse Proof coin only issued in the 20th Anniversary Silver Eagle Set.
2007: Uncirculated mintage includes coins sold in the 2007 Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set.
2008: Uncirculated mintage includes coins sold in the 2008 Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set.
2009: Collectible uncirculated and proof coins were not issued this year.
2010: Collectible uncirculated not issued this year.
2011: Proof mintage includes 100,000 coins included in the 25th Anniversary Silver Eagle Set.
2011-S: Collectible uncirculated version with the “S” mint mark only issued in the 25th Anniversary Set.
2011-P Rev Pr: Reverse proof coin only issued in the 25th Anniversary Set.
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Re: American Eagle Proof and Uncirculated Coins for Collectors
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2013, 05:36:20 PM »
2013  American Eagle West Point Two-Coin Silver Set
(final product name TBD) hopefully available May/June 2013


Get ready everyone :party:

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Re: American Eagle Proof and Uncirculated Coins for Collectors
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2013, 04:42:48 PM »
Gold American Eagle information credit goes to GoldEagle.com

Gold Eagle Mintages


The tables below present American Gold Eagle coin mintages across all options. The tables includes all denominations and various versions that have been offered since the series was launched in 1986.

In the case of collectible coins, the mintages listed are generally composed of individual coins sales plus any sales made through multiple coin sets. In most years, four coin sets were offered which included one coin of each denomination, although in some years, different sets were offered. For any years marked with an asterisk (*), refer to the notes at the bottom of the page.

The lowest mintage coin across all options is the 2011-W $50 Uncirculated Gold Eagle. This collectible uncirculated coin had a final mintage of 8,822.

The highest mintage coin was the 1999 $5 American Gold Eagle. This one-tenth ounce bullion coin had a mintage of 2,750,338. It was in high demand amidst a surge in precious metals demand ahead of Y2K.

Gold Eagle Bullion Coin Mintage

Date 1 oz. 1/2 oz. 1/4 oz. 1/10 oz.

1986 1,362,650 599,566 726,031 912,609
1987 1,045,500 131,255 269,255 580,266
1988 465,500 45,000 49,000 159,500
1989 415,790 44,829 81,789 264,790
1990 373,210 31,000 41,000 210,210
1991 243,100 24,100 36,100 165,200
1992 275,000 54,404 59,546 209,300
1993 480,192 73,324 71,864 210,709
1994 221,663 62,400 72,650 206,380
1995 200,636 53,474 83,752 223,025
1996 189,148 39,287 60,318 401,964
1997 664,508 79,605 108,805 528,515
1998 1,468,530 169,029 309,829 1,344,520
1999 1,505,026 263,013 564,232 2,750,338
2000 433,319 79,287 128,964 569,153
2001 143,605 48,047 71,280 269,147
2002 222,029 70,027 62,027 230,027
2003 416,032 79,029 74,029 245,029
2004 417,019 98,040 72,014 250,016
2005 356,555 80,023 72,015 300,043
2006 237,510 66,005 60,004 285,006
2007 140,016 47,002 34,004 190,010
2008 710,000 61,000 70,000 305,000
2009 1,493,000 110,000 110,000 270,000
2010 1,125,000 81,000 86,000 435,000
2011 857,000 70,000 80,000 350,000

Gold Eagle Proof Coin Mintage

Date 1 oz. 1/2 oz. 1/4 oz. 1/10 oz.
1986 *
446,290 N/A N/A N/A
1987 *
147,498 143,398 N/A N/A
1988 87,133 76,528 98,028 143,881
1989 54,570 44,798 54,170 84,647
1990 62,401 51,636 62,674 99,349
1991 50,411 53,125 50,839 70,334
1992 44,826 40,976 46,269 64,874
1993 * 34,369 43,819 46,464 58,649
1994 46,674 44,584 48,172 62,849
1995 * 46,368 45,388 47,526 62,667
1996 36,153 35,058 38,219 57,047
1997 * 32,999 26,344 29,805 34,977
1998 25,886 25,374 29,503 39,395
1999 31,427 30,427 34,417 48,428
2000 33,007 32,028 36,036 49,971
2001 24,555 23,240 25,613 37,530
2002 27,499 26,646 29,242 40,864
2003 28,344 28,270 30,292 40,027
2004 28,215 27,330 28,839 35,131
2005 35,246 34,311 37,207 49,265
2006 * 47,092 34,322 36,127 47,277
2007 51,810 44,025 46,189 58,553
2008 30,237 22,602 18,877 28,116
2009* N/A N/A N/A N/A
2010* 60,000 45,000 45,000 55,000

Uncirculated (Burnished) Gold Eagle Mintage

Date 1 oz. 1/2 oz. 1/4 oz. 1/10 oz.
2006-W *
45,053 15,164 15,188 20,643
2007-W
18,066 11,455 12,766 22,501
2008-W *
11,908 15,682 8,883 12,657
2009-W *
N/A N/A N/A N/A
2010-W *
N/A N/A N/A N/A
2011-W *
8,822 N/A N/A N/A

Notes:

1986 – Fractional coins were not offered in proof version.

1987 – The 1/4 ounce and 1/10 ounce fractional coins were not offered in proof version. The US Mint offered a two coin set containing the one ounce and 1/2 ounce proof coins.

1993 - The Philadelphia Set was offered which included proof 1/2 ounce, 1/4 ounce, and 1/10 ounce coins. A total of 12,689 units were sold and have been reflected in the component figures.

1995 - The 10th Anniversary Five Coin Set was offered in addition to the usual Four Coin Set. A total of 30,102 of the Five Coin Sets were sold and have been reflect in the component figures.

1997 – The Impressions of Liberty Set was offered which included the proof one ounce Gold Eagle. A total of 4,965 sets were sold and have been reflected in the component figure.

2006 – The 20th Anniversary Gold Eagle Set included the one ounce proof Gold Eagle and one ounce uncirculated Gold Eagle. A total of 9,996 sets were sold. The 20th Anniversary Gold and Silver Eagle Set included the one ounce uncirculated Gold Eagle. A total of 19,145 sets were sold. These amounts have been added to the component totals.

2008 – The Double Prosperity Set included the 1/2 ounce Uncircualted Gold Eagle. A total of 7,622 sets were sold. This amount has been added to the component total.

2009 – Collectible proof and uncirculated Gold Eagles were not issued this year.

2010 - Figures for proof coins represent last reported sales. Final audited mintages not yet available. The collectible uncirculated version was not issued.

2011 – Figure for uncirculated coin represents last reported sales. Final audited mintage not yet available.
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