The Proof 2013-W American Eagle silver dollar is scheduled to be
offered by the U.S. Mint beginning at noon Eastern Time Jan. 24.
The coin will initially be offered at $62.95, but the price is
subject to change, as with all coins struck in precious metals sold by
the U.S. Mint.
Later in 2013, the U.S. Mint will offer a special two-coin silver
American Eagle set to mark the 75th anniversary of the West Point Mint
in New York.
The 2013 American Eagle West Point Two-Coin Silver set (Mint
officials say the final product name is subject to change) will
include an Uncirculated 2013-W American Eagle silver dollar and a
Reverse Proof 2013-W 1-ounce silver American Eagle, both bearing the W
For a Reverse Proof coin, a mirror-like finish is applied to the
design elements while the flat fields have a frosted appearance. A
traditional Proof coin has frosted elements and a mirror-like background.
According to U.S. Mint officials, the Uncirculated silver American
Eagle and Reverse Proof silver American Eagle will be available only
in this two-coin set. The Mint expects to begin accepting orders for
the set in the spring.
Pricing and other information will be available prior to its release.
No household order limit is imposed for the single Proof American
Eagle silver dollar going on sale Jan. 24. Customer demand will
determine the number of coins minted.
Orders for both products will be accepted at the bureau’s online
catalog, www.usmint.gov/catalog/, and
at 800-872-6468. Hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY
equipment may order at 888-321-6468.
A fee of $4.95 will be added to all domestic orders for shipping
and handling. ■