Collection: Gold American Eagle Coins
The Gold American Eagle coin has been produced by the US mint since 1986. it is the most popular American gold coin, making it extremely fungible. There have been over 50 billion USD worth of Eagles produced and it is second only to the Krugerrand in popularity.
It is a 22 karat gold coin, its composition is a Gold-Silver-Copper Alloy with 91.66% Gold and 5.33% Copper mixed in with 3% Copper. The coin has a shiny lustre given by the silver content, the One Troy Ounce coins give off a very distinctive ping when tapped with a pencil.
The Obverse of the coin shows Lady Liberty originally designed by Augustus Saint-Gaudens in 1907, the Reverse of the coin was changed in 2021 from the Eagle soaring above a nest designed by Miley Busiek in 1986. The redesigned coin displays a new, highly-detailed reverse (tails) design featuring a stunning portrayal of an eagle. Inscriptions are “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “E PLURIBUS UNUM,” “IN GOD WE TRUST,” “50 DOLLARS,” and “1 OZ. FINE GOLD.” The design was created by United States Mint Artistic Infusion Program Designer Jennie Norris and sculpted by United States Mint Medallic Artist Renata Gordon.
The American Eagle in Gold is a sturdy investment for any portfolio. The coins are produced from gold mined in the United States and are available in four denominations, namely 1/10, 1/4, 1/2 and one ounce. The smaller weights are struck to make the coins more accessible to every day investors and make thoughtful gifts treasured by the receiver. American Eagle coins are backed by the US government as legal tender and are recognised as precious bullion on the world market.