Certified $5 Burnished Gold Eagle 2007-W SP70 ICG First Day of Issue

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  • Description:

    The Certified $5 Burnished Gold Eagle 2007-W SP70 ICG First Day of Issue represents a pinnacle of numismatic perfection, striking a harmonious balance between historical significance and modern minting mastery. Minted at the West Point Mint, denoted by the 'W' mark, this burnished version of the American Gold Eagle adds a unique touch to an already esteemed series introduced in 1986. The SP70 grade from ICG (Independent Coin Graders) denotes that the coin is in perfect condition, characterized by its full, original mint luster and no post-production imperfections visible under 5x magnification.

    This coin features the iconic design originally crafted by Augustus Saint-Gaudens for the $20 gold piece, which was circulated from 1907 to 1933. The obverse showcases Lady Liberty striding forward with a torch in her right hand and an olive branch in her left, symbolizing enlightenment and peace. The background includes the rays of the sun and the U.S. Capitol building, enhancing the depth and dynamism of the scene. The reverse, designed by Miley Busiek, features a family of eagles, with a male eagle carrying an olive branch flying above a nest containing a female eagle and hatchlings—a representation of family unity and strength.

    The condition of this coin as SP70 by ICG underscores its flawless preservation and exceptional manufacturing quality. The 'First Day of Issue' designation is especially significant as it certifies that the coin was among those struck on the first day of the minting process. This not only assures its collectibility but also marks it as a witness to the minting history, being one of the first of its kind released from the dies on that initial day of production in 2007.

    The packaging of the Certified $5 Burnished Gold Eagle is designed to reflect its premium status and ensure its preservation. Encased in a secure, tamper-proof slab by ICG, the coin is protected against environmental elements that can degrade its condition over time. The slab not only serves as a protective barrier but also conveniently presents important information about the coin, such as its grade, certification number, and unique attributes like the First Day of Issue label, which collectively enhance its display and collectible appeal.

    The mintage of burnished Gold Eagles like the 2007-W is typically lower than that of their bullion counterparts, making them rare and highly sought after in the collector's market. This limited mintage, combined with the coin’s perfect condition and significant first day of issue status, contributes to its high desirability and premium value. These factors make the coin not only a valuable piece for financial investment but also a coveted collector’s item that holds historical and artistic merit.

    In summary, the Certified $5 Burnished Gold Eagle 2007-W SP70 ICG First Day of Issue is a testament to the enduring allure and lasting value of American coinage. Its flawless condition, backed by a prestigious grading, historical design significance, and protective packaging, makes it an exceptional piece for both seasoned collectors and discerning investors. Owning such a coin is not just an investment in precious metal but also an investment in a piece of art that holds a revered place in the annals of American minting history.

  • Details:
    • Denomination: N/A
    • Year: 2007
    • Diameter: N/A
    • Mint Mark: W
    • Thickness: N/A
    • Grade: N/A

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