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2008 Bald Eagle $5 Gold Uncirculated Coin

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The 2008 Bald Eagle Proof $5 Uncirculated Gold Coin will have a maximum mintage of 1000,000 coins.  This will include both proof and uncirculated versions.  It will be minted at the West Point Facility, in West Point, New York.  It was brought into existence. by Public Law:108-486

Obverse:
Designer: Susan Gamble
Sculptor: Phebe Hemphill
Description: Two young eaglets resting on a branch in their natural habitat.

Reverse:
Sculptor: Don Everhart
Description: The current Great Seal.

Written by Robert L. Wilson

November 29, 2008 at 11:29 am

Gold Report

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WOW!  Gold jumps $100 an ounce in 11 days.  This precious metal is HOT!

Written by Robert L. Wilson

November 23, 2008 at 5:11 pm

Gold Report

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Gold seem to be gaining ground the past couple of weeks, but has landed under the $720′s again.  Maybe a good time to buy.

Written by Robert L. Wilson

November 13, 2008 at 5:12 pm

2008 Bald Eagle Proof $5 Gold Coin

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The 2008 Bald Eagle Proof $5 Gold Coin will have a maximum mintage of 1000,000 coins.  This will include both proof and uncirculated versions.  It will be minted at the West Point Facility, in West Point, New York.  It was brought into existence. by Public Law:108-486

Obverse:
Designer: Susan Gamble
Sculptor: Phebe Hemphill
Description: Two young eaglets resting on a branch in their natural habitat.

Reverse:
Sculptor: Don Everhart
Description: The current Great Seal.

Written by Robert L. Wilson

November 5, 2008 at 7:55 pm

2008 Uncirculated American Platinum Eagle

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The 2008 Uncirculated (Bullion) American Platinum Eagle will be minted at the U.S. Mint Facility: West Point, NY.

Obverse
Designer: John Mercanti
Engraver: John Mercanti
Description: “Portrait of Liberty”, Lady Liberty looking toward future.

Reverse
Designer: Joel Iskowitz
Engraver: Charles L. Vickers
Description: representing the Judicial Branch, the design features Lady Justice, a classic symbol dating back to Greek and Roman times.  In her right hand, the scales are suspended from one finger, representing the delicate balance of the law.  In the other hand she holds the sword, signifying the power that is held by those making the decision.

Written by Robert L. Wilson

November 2, 2008 at 11:02 am

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