2020 WEST POINT V75 $50 PROOF GOLD EAGLE PF70 Signed by U.S. Mint Director David Ryder

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Lowest Mintage in the Series 1945 coins First and only Privy Mark on a Gold Eagle This 2020 $50 West Point Mint Proof Gold Eagle with the V75 Privy Mark was issued to mark the 75th Anniversary of the End of World War II. Only 1,945 total coins were struck, setting it apart from all other American Gold Eagles as the lowest mintage in the series 1986 to 2021. This extremely low mintage was determined by the date 1945, the end of World War II. This coin holds the unique distinction of having the lowest mintage in the series and being the first and only Gold Eagle coin issued with a Privy Mark! The Privy Mark is to Celebrate 75 Years of Peace.  The letter V for Victory along with the number 75 is set in the shape of the Rainbow Pool, part of the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. This rare key date American Gold Eagle Proof coin is certified in perfect Proof Seventy Ultra Cameo condition (PF70 UCAM) by NGC. David Ryder, one of only 37 people to have served in the esteemed position of Director of the U.S. Mint since its founding in 1792 signed this piece. Ryder has a close association with this coin having championed its release. A collector paid a record $86,654.70 at auction for the famed 1995 W American Silver Eagle that has a mintage of 30,125. This V75 one ounce gold piece has a 15X lower mintage!   David Ryder Signature David J. Ryder, served as both 34th and 39th Director of the United States Mint, the only two-term Mint Director for over one hundred years! Ryder was named one of Coin Worlds Most Influential People. He brought many exciting modern coins to the marketplace, greatly enhancing the tradition of U.S. coin collecting with his leadership. He oversaw the most popular U.S. Mint releases of modern coins, including this 75th Anniversary of World War II, Gold Eagle. He presided over the design change of the beloved American Gold and Silver Eagles in 2021 as well as the 100th Anniversary Morgan and Peace Dollars. David Ryder is one of only thirty-seven people to have served in the esteemed position of Director of the U.S. Mint since its founding in 1792.   Collector Highlights

  • Only 1945 coins minted The lowest in the series!
  • The first and only Gold Eagle issued with a Privy mark!
  • Signed by David Ryder Two-time Director of the U.S. Mint!
  • Exclusively presented in black core Mint Directors Series holder
  Specifications   Date: 2020 Metal: Gold Weight: 1 oz. Purity: .9167 Diameter:32.7 MM Mint: West Point Condition: NGC PF70 UCAM


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