Out of the 309,829 total 1/4 oz American Gold Eagles minted in 1998 only 185 W coins have been certified as a PR70 DCAM grade by the PCGS.
Proof American Gold Eagle coins are the official collectors version of the nations gold bullion coin. Available in a variety of weights and finishes each year, the American Gold Eagle is the perfect addition to any collection. Right now, the 1998-W 1/4 oz Proof American Gold Eagle is available from JM Bullion with a unique finish and perfect certification from the PCGS.
- Youll find only 307 coins in this condition!
- 13th annual striking of the Proof American Gold Eagle coin.
- Arrives in a protective plastic slab.
- Contains a true gold content of 1/4 oz .9167 gold.
- Bears a face value of $10 (USD) backed by the federal government.
- Issued a grade of PR70 by the Professional Coin Grading Service.
- Deep-cameo finish.
- Includes the West Point Mints W mint mark.
Each 1998-W 1/4 oz Proof American Gold Eagle available to you today has a perfect certification of PR70 from the PCGS. Coins in this condition exhibit their full, original luster from the mint and lack any detracting flaws, such as contact marks or hairlines.
The DCAM, or deep-cameo, finish on the coin is a designation reserved for proof specimens. This indicates the coins have a strong, frosted matte finish on the design set that is offset by the deeply-mirrored, clear background field.
The 1998 production year saw some of the lowest mintages in program history for the American Gold Eagle. Proof specimens from 1998 had production of just 29,503, the lowest level since the 1/4 oz coin was introduced in 1988.
On the obverse youll find the most beloved coin design from American history. Augustus Saint-Gaudens was personally chosen by President Theodore Roosevelt to lead the charge in redesigning American gold coins. His image of Liberty appeared on the $20 Gold Double Eagle from 1907 to 1933.
The reverse bears Miley Busieks depiction of the American bald eagle. In her design, a male eagle is shown flying over the nest, which contains a group of hatchlings under the watchful eye of a female eagle.
Please feel free to contact JM Bullion with any questions you may have about these coins. You can reach out to us at 800-276-6508, connect with us online using our live chat, or submit your questions via email. Be sure to check out our other certified gold coins like the 1992-P 1/4 oz American Gold eagle PCGS PR70 DCAM or the 1993-P 1/4 oz American Gold Eagle PCGS PR70 DCAM.