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Friday, February 29, 2008

2008 American Gold Eagle Proof Coins Available March 4

The 2008 American Gold Eagle Proof Coins will go on sale at the U.S. Mint on March 4, 2008 at 12:00 Noon ET. These are the collectible proof versions of the popular gold bullion coins featuring Augustus Saint-Gaudens' classic design.

As in prior years, the coins will be available in 1 ounce, 1/2 ounce, 1/4 ounce, and 1/10 ounce sizes, as well as a Four Coin Set which includes one of each size coin. The U.S. Mint has set a production limit for each of the product options.

Coins will come in a blue velvet, satin-lined presentation case. A Certificate of Authenticity signed by the Director of the US Mint will also be included.

Scheduled pricing for the sets as well as the production limits are in the table below.

Product Limit Price
1 oz. 25,000 $1,199.95
1/2 oz. 15,000 $ 609.95
1/4 oz. 16,000 $ 329.95
1/10 oz. 30,000 $ 149.95
4 Coin Set 35,000 $2,199.95

The Mint's individual product pages can be found at the following links. Ordering options will not be available until sale begin on March 4, 2008.
2008 American Gold Eagle Proof Coins



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