Information and History of 1996 $10 Gold Coins
Value of 1996 Ten Dollar Gold Coin
The 1996 $10 gold coin is for the most part just a bullion coin. All that means is that the value of the coin will fluctuate depending on the current melt value of gold. This coin weighs a quarter of an ounce. So you can divide the current price of gold by four to get the melt value of this coin. Collectors refer to these as AGE or American Gold Eagles. The United States Mint produces these coins every year. The only difference is the year on the coin; no other coin changes take place. It doesn’t matter if the coin was made in 1996, 2009, or any other year – you will always see the same features.
The 1996 quarter ounce coin has the following text: 1996 – Liberty – United States of America – E Pluribus Unum – In God We Trust – 1/4 OZ. Fine Gold ~ 10 Dollars – MB JW. The back or reverse of the coin pictures an eagle. The front or obverse of the coin has Lady Liberty holding a torch and branch.
1996-W $10 Gold American Eagle Proof: At the top of the page you can see where there were 38,219 $10 proof gold coins minted by the U.S. Mint in 1996. Regular issue coins don’t have a mintmark. Proof coins have the letter W below the year on the front of the coin. The mintmark is the only difference between the two types of coins.
Right now we are paying at least the full melt value for 1996 $10 AGE coins. Contact us to get an exact offer on your coin or entire collection.