Information and History of 1997 $10 Gold Coins
Value of 1997 Ten Dollar Gold Coin
The 1997 $10 gold coin is pretty much just valued for its precious metal content. All that means is that the value of the coin will change depending on the current 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 issues these coins every year. The only difference is the year on the coin; everything else is exactly the same. The coin can be dated 1997, 2005, or any other year – you will always see the same features.
The 1997 quarter ounce coin has text that shows: 1997 – 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 a family of eagles. The front or obverse of the coin has a woman (Lady Liberty) holding a torch and branch.
1997-W $10 Gold American Eagle Proof: If you look above you can see where there were 29,805 $10 proof gold coins minted by the U.S. Mint in 1997. There will be a small W under the year on the front of the coin if you have a proof. The two types of coins are the same otherwise.
Right now we are paying at least the full melt value for 1997 $10 AGE coins. Contact us to get an exact offer on your coin or entire collection.