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American Eagle Gold Coin

American Eagle Gold Coin Obverse Features Lady Liberty

American Eagle Gold coins are by far the most popular gold product of the US Mint.  The obverse features the image of Lady Liberty, symbol of America’s liberty.  The reverse features nesting eagles, symbol of American family values.  Having been in constant production since 1986, the American Eagle gold coins are highly circulated, used for capital preservation and qualify for IRA savings accounts.

American Eagle gold coins are produced at the West Point, NY facility of the US Mint, which is part of the US Government.  Needless to say, American Eagle gold coins are wonderfully minted. The one ounce troy version of these gold coin has a nominal monetary value of $50.  Because of this, these gold coins have status of legal tender.  American Eagle gold coins are 91.67% gold, 3% silver, and 5.33% copper.  American Eagle gold coins from 1986 to 1991 are dated in Roman numerals.  Starting 1992, they are dated in Arabic numerals.

American Eagle Gold Coin Specification – 1ozt Version

  • Mass (weight)                                            33.933 g / 1.09 ozt
  • Net Gold Content                                        31.103 g / 1 ozt
  • Fineness (purity)                                        .916  / 22K
  • Composition                                               Gold, Silver, Copper
  • Diameter                                                   32.7 mm
  • Thickness                                                  2.87 mm
  • Years of Minting                                         1986 to present
  • Designer                                                   Miley Busiek
  • Obverse                                                    Lady Liberty
  • Reverse                                                    Nesting Eagles
  • Sizes (ozt)                                                1, 1/2. 1/4, 1/10

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