The US Mint announced last week that American Gold Eagle proof coins will be available for sale today, February 5, starting at 12 Noon. Gold Eagles are Minted at the West Point Branch Mint and bear the “W” mint mark. Prices of the coins have risen as have bullion prices. According to the Mint, the Four-Coin Set will sell for $1,449.95; the one-Ounce coin is $789.95; the half-ounce coin is $399.95; the quarter-ounce Coin is $209.95; and the tenth-ounce coin will sell for $104.95.
The Mint also announced the offering of free educational materials to help promote the new Presidential $1 Coin. These materials are free and include informational brochures, bookmarks, posters, coin boards, and stickers. If you are a member of a club, you may want to order enough to distribute at a meeting. Remember, shipping can take four-to-six weeks, so order early.