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The American Eagle Gold Coins convey strength, power, and ferocity with the design of the eagle portrayed astonishingly. They have a prosperous history and are a favorite for collectors around the world. Its design has been worshipped and beloved by fellow collectors ever since its release in 1986. However, for the first time since its release, the franchise features a new design that includes exquisite detailing in the design. 

History of American Eagle Gold Bullion Coins

The American gold eagle bullion coins were authorized for production by the United States Congress through the gold bullion coin act (the coinage act) of 1985. These American gold eagle bullion coins are official gold bullion coins of the United States. And these products contained four different weights, i.e., 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz & 1/10 oz, respectively. And the United States Congress established the face value of the coins as a standard procedure with legal tender manufactured by United States Mint.

First produced in 1986, the American eagle gold bullion coins were available from 1986 starting with the 1 oz gold American eagles. 

For the 20th anniversary of the American eagle coin series, the US Mint introduced a new burnished version of the coin for the collectors, which further gained popularity and interest for the brilliant coins. 

Design of American Eagle Gold Coins

The US Mint chose a historical design for the American gold eagle coin. Augustus Saint-Gaudens, the coin designer, was handpicked by former President Roosevelt in 1905 to help US gold coinage build up an astonishing new design. 

Saint-Gaudens’ Lady Liberty design is considered his crowning achievement, depicting a full-length figure of Liberty with her hair and robe gracefully flowing in the wind as she confidently strides forward from the nation’s capital. She holds a torch for light and an olive branch for peace, representing her guidance for the nation’s peaceful yet uncertain future.

The obverse contains the standing liberty holding the capitol dome in the background, including the mint mark, and the reverse has the eagle design with the weight and brand name of the coin. At the same time, the American gold eagle coins design is still considered one of the most outstanding American coins in history. “The gold eagle coins apprehend symbols of patriotism minted in gold”.

Composition and Specifications of American Gold Eagle Coins:

Basically, gold coins are made of high purity gold alloy with the combination of gold, copper, silver, and other metals. In contrast, the coins are created through a process known as “coin striking,” where the metal is physically pressed into a die to form the coin’s design. The composition of 91.67% gold, 3% silver, and 5.33% of copper fine gold makes the gold American eagle coins durable, 22 karat gold in purify.

Furthermore, American Gold Eagle coins are enclosed in a protective clear, hard plastic “slab” to safeguard them from scratches, scuffs, or other forms of damage. The American eagle gold coins come in one, half, quarter, and tenth-ounce sizes and are identical in design to each other except for the markings on the reverse side that indicates the weight and face value of the coins. Prints on smaller coins are pure gold and less distinct. 

The US Congress officially recognizes American Gold Eagles, and the US Mint guarantees their weight and composition, making them highly sought after by collectors. On the reverse side of each coin are the phrases “In God We Trust” and “E Pluribus Unum,” as well as an image of an American eagle.

The American gold eagle coins come in one, half, quarter, and tenth-ounce sizes with the difference in weight and diameter:

  1. 1 Ounce Gold Coin:  It has a face value $50. It measures 32.70mm in diameter and contains approximately one troy ounce and weighs around 1.0909 troy ounces roughly 33.931 grams. 
  2. 1/2 Ounce Gold coin: It contains the face value of $25 and is 27 mm in diameter which contains 0.5000 gold troy ounces and weighs around 0.5455 troy ounces roughly 16.966 grams.
  3. 1/4 Ounce Gold coin: It contains the face value of $10 and is 22.00 mm in diameter which contains 0.2500 gold troy ounces and weighs around 0.2727 troy ounces roughly 8.483 grams.
  4. 1/10 Ounce Gold coin: It contains a face value of $5 and is 16.50mm in diameter which contains 0.1000 gold troy ounces and weighs around 0.1091 troy ounces roughly 3.393 grams. 
Type Denomination Fineness Diameter Thickness Gross Weight Gold Content
1 oz $50 22 carat 91.67% 32.07 mm 2.87 mm 1.0909 ounce (33.931 gms) 1 troy oz(31.1035 grams)
1/2 oz $25 22 carat 91.67% 27 mm 2.15 mm 0.5455 ounce (16.966 gms) 0.5000 troy oz(15.552 grams)
1/4 oz $10 22 carat 91.67% 22.0 mm 1.78mm 0.2727 ounce (8.483 gms) 0.2500 troy oz(7.776 grams)
1/10 oz $5 22 carat 91.67% 16.50 mm 1.26 mm 0.1091 ounce (3.3930 gms) 0.100 troy oz(3.110 grams)

Benefits of Owning American Gold Eagle Coins

  • Owning American eagle gold coins diversifies, balances, and stabilizes the investment in your portfolio with the backing of the American government. 
  • Contains the exact quantity of gold that is mined exclusively in the United States of America, which meets the highest quality standards.
  • A beautiful design set by the handpicked coin designer, Augustus Saint-Gaudens.
  • A hench against inflation, you will never go broke if you have gold in your portfolio. 
  • American gold eagles have high growth potential.
  • Protection in retirement savings.
  • Preservation of wealth and lifestyle. 
  • The official gold bullion coin is Approved by the US government and placed in the IRA (individual retirement account).

Buy American Eagle Gold Coins Online From Bullion Trading LLC

Bullion Trading LLC is a bullion dealer that offers gold coins in addition to several other precious metal options in New York City. We offer Gold coins at extremely competitive prices and are always available for the fast delivery of these gold coins anywhere in the United States. 

When looking for a good deal on the golden eagle coins, it would be better to purchase it from an authorized dealer like Bullion Trading LLC, New York City, USA., since you are assured that you are getting the real thing and not a replica. Please feel free to call us at 646-362-3536 or Email us at: and we will be happy to assist you. You can buy American eagle gold coins anytime during our business hours, which are Mon – Thu 8:30 AM to 4 PM EST and FRI 8:30 – 1 PM EST. Take a look through all of our American eagle gold coins and pick out the one that suits your preferences best. Our online checkout is easy to use and all transactions are secure, which means you never need to worry about anything when shopping with us online at Bullion Trading LLC. We hope you enjoy browsing our site!


Are Gold Eagle coins pure gold?

Golden Eagle coins are made of gold with 91.67%, and the remaining 8.33% are made from other precious metals like copper( 5.33%) & silver (3.0%), respectively, with the durability of 22 karat gold.

Are American Eagle gold coins a good investment?

Investing in American eagle gold coins would be wiser for many investors, collectors & buyers because these coins hedge against inflation. And most importantly, these products are manufactured by the US mint, which provides certain security and assurance. Moreover, investing in eagle gold coins makes buying or selling the product easier.

Which type of gold coin is best?

The best type of gold coins is American eagle gold coins produced by the United States Mint, and are available in multiple sizes of 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, & 1/10 oz. Besides that, Canadian Gold Maple Leafs, South African Gold Krugerrands, British Royal Mint Gold Coins, etc., are the other options to buy.

Is it better to buy gold coins or gold bars?

Well, it depends on individuals' desires. Both have their unique benefits. Gold coins are better if you want to buy or sell the product easily and take capital gain benefits. Else, Gold bars would be the best option.

Is it better to buy 22k or 24k gold coin?

It depends on your financial statement; if you seek cheaper coins with high durability, 22 k gold coins are better. And, if you are looking for high-purity gold coins and softer, then a 24k gold coin is best.

Are there fake gold American Eagle coins?

Yes, Counterfeiters replicates many popular products like the American eagle gold coin to sell them in the market as the genuine product. So to identify the pure gold, you need to look for the weight and dimension of the products and match the specification of particular products on the US Mint Official website.

Which gold coin is best in USA?

American Eagle gold coins are the best in the USA, with 91.67% fine gold manufactured by the US mint. Besides that, American Gold Buffalo, Canadian Gold Maple Leaf & Krugerrand Gold Coins are better option


Terms & Conditions

Trading in gold and other precious metals is risky because the market is volatile. Past performance is not indicative of future returns. This is why we encourage you to read Our Terms and Conditions carefully before making purchases, selling, or placing orders with BULLIONTRADING LLC. Refer to Safety Tips from the CFTC (Commodity Future Trading Commission). These terms and conditions apply to all orders, all purchases, and all sales made through our website, telephone, or other channels.

In the event you do not fully understand the terms of this agreement, BULLIONTRADING LLC strongly encourages you to consult with your own experts. BULLION TRADING enters into transactions with customers on the reliance and belief that clients are aware of, understand, and agree to these terms.

These terms and conditions are effective as of March 11, 2022, and are binding to all new and existing customers and users.


The prices for gold, silver, platinum and palladium coins and bars keep on fluctuating because of the risk factors that cause price volatility. The risk factors include political development, war, pandemics, demand, and supply. It is important to keep this in mind when transacting with BULLIONTRADING LLC.

The Ordering Process

BULLIONTRADING LLC. Does Not speculate on the prices of precious metals. This means that we don’t make profits by buying gold when the prices are low and selling when prices go up. BULLIONTRADING LLC generates revenue through premium spreads. This is the difference between what Bullion Trading LLC pays & sells these items for.

Orders and inquiries can be made through our website, phone, or other suitable channels. Contact Us for information.


Inquiries are made by customers who are not ready to transact immediately. Customers can contact us or go online at to get current market prices. The price quote and quantity available are subject to change. They can also contact us for guidance on buying and selling bullion coins and bars. You should note that the Price Quotations you receive when inquiring are Estimates because the prices of bullion coins and bars fluctuate daily, and the number of our stock changes all the time.

For example, The U.S Mint sets premium and minimum prices for American Eagles. Prices for American Eagles are determined by the current price of gold, silver, platinum, or palladium. The mint also charges a modest premium to cater to the cost of distribution and marketing. Consequently, the price of bullion coins and bars changes daily as the markets for gold, silver, platinum, and palladium fluctuates. Refer to the United States Mint’s Charges for Authorized Dealers.


Orders are made when customers are ready to transact immediately. The prices you get when ordering bullion coins and bars from us are an accurate reflection of the current market prices. Note that once you place an order, the prices are locked and are no longer subject to market conditions.

An order is placed when you finalized negotiations with our agents and an invoice is generated, not when the payment is made. Ordering and then bailing out or canceling after an invoice is generated makes BULLIONTRADING LLC incur losses. We incur losses because when you place an order, we consider the bullion coin or bar sold and will have hedged ourselves accordingly.

Disclaimer: To protect our company from losses, BULLIONTRADING LLC has implemented a Market Loss Policy.

Market Loss Policy Explained

An order starts when you finalize the deal with our agents, not when the payment is made. We generate an invoice immediately the deal is sealed either through our website or phone. We also count the bullion coin or bar as sold and will have hedged ourselves accordingly.

Customers who place orders, have invoices generated, and then cancel thereafter make us incur losses. To protect ourselves we have implemented a market loss policy. This means that you will incur penalties for ordering, having an invoice generated, and then bailing out. Once an order is placed, prices are locked and not subject to market conditions.

The moment you place an order an invoice is generated. If you cancel, and then gold prices decline you make us incur a loss. It is your responsibility to offset this loss if your order is canceled and your funds are returned. If this happens you will pay for the loss caused by a decline in the price of gold after a sale is made plus a cancellation fee of $35.00. This is our market loss policy.

To remain transparent and protect ourselves from risk we might require credit card information from every customer even if payment will be received through a different channel. We also will ask for immediate confirmation of the amount locked in. This gives us an avenue to compensate ourselves for losses in the event a customer places an order and then fails to pay.

However, if the price of bullion coins and bars stays the same, we usually don’t enforce our market loss policy because we don’t incur losses. If the price goes down we charge a market loss fee which is equal to the amount BULLIONTRADING LLC would have lost because of the unpaid order.


Bullion Trading LLC only accepts payments in the form of bank transfers, certified checks or personal checks. The method you use to pay us is determined by the number of bullion coins and bars you are willing to buy from us as follows:

  • Orders ranging from $1,000 to $5,500 should be paid via any option listed above and must be received within 2 business days from the time the order was made.
  • Orders ranging from $5,500.01 to $10,000 should be paid by bank wire, certified check, cashier’s check, money orders, or personal check, and must be received within 2 business days from the time the order was made.
  • Orders ranging from $10,000.01 to $25,000 should be paid by bank wire, certified check, and must be received within 2 business days from the time the order was placed.
  • Over $25,000.01 should be paid by bank wire and must be received within 1 business day from the time the order was placed.

If Using A Credit Card You Are Agreeing To The Following Terms:

  • I understand and agree that should I dispute the credit card charge through my credit card provider, I will have breached the contract as well as committed a credit card fraud.
  • I waive any charge-back rights. In the event of a dispute, and I request for a refund it must be made through the Bullion Trading LLC Arbitration Procedure described herein under Bullion Trading LLC.
  • Dispute resolution: I understand that all sales are final. There are NO EXCHANGES or REFUNDS.
  • I cannot receive a refund from Bullion Trading LLC, nor can I request the funds from my credit card company.
  • I also agree to waive any charge-back rights in the event of a dispute.


You agree that you have sufficient experience and knowledge to make informed decisions to purchase from and/or sell to BULLION TRADING LLC. You openly acknowledge that you are making all of your decisions in connection with purchases and/or sales. BULLION TRADING LLC is not making any decision on your behalf concerning purchases and sales.

You also openly acknowledge that you are subject to a variety of risks that are beyond the control of BULLION TRADING LLC. You openly acknowledge that BULLION TRADING LLC is not liable or responsible for the risks you incur while trading with us. Those risks include, without limitation, risks associated with the price volatility of bullion coins and bars. Market conditions or other disruptions such as technical problems may make it impossible for you to liquidate bullion coins and bars bought from us. You have the freedom to liquid the coins and bars at market prices acceptable to you.


All investments involve risk – bullion coins and bars are no exception. The value of bullion coins (e.g., American Eagles or Maple Leafs) is affected by many economic factors. The current market price of bullion coins and bars is determined by perceived scarcity and other factors. Some of these factors include quality, current demand, and general market sentiment.

The price of bullion coins and bars keeps on fluctuating and this means that they are not a suitable investment for everyone. Since all investments, including bullion coins and bars, can decline in value, you should make an informed decision. It is a good idea to have adequate cash reserves and disposable income before investing in bullion coins and bars.


You shall indemnify and absolve BULLION TRADING LLC and its affiliates, directors, officers, and shareholders collectively. You agree to compensate the indemnified parties for and against any costs, damages, expenses, liabilities, and obligations. They include without limitation to reasonable attorney fees that the Indemnified Parties may incur as a result of, or in connection with:

(a) Any breach of any representation or warranty made by you to BULLION TRADING LLC or,

(b) Failure to comply with these terms and conditions or the policies adopted by BULLION TRADING LLC.


You acknowledge that you are subject to the limitations of liability contained in these terms and conditions, the disclaimer, and other policies adopted by BULLION TRADING LLC.

If you suffer indirect, punitive, or speculative damages BULLION TRADING LLC is not liable to you. Any transaction between us and you pursuant to these terms and conditions, and any liability of BULLION TRADING LLC to you shall be limited to:

(a) The amount, if any, that you paid in such transaction or,

(b) $100 compensation. We are not, in any event, liable for any indirect, punitive, or speculative damages.


BULLION TRADING LLC has adopted a Privacy Policy that is included in these terms and conditions. Our privacy policy protects your identity and credit card information.

BULLION TRADING LLC privacy policies are found in the Disclaimer, Ordering Policy, and the protection of credit card information. These terms and conditions may be updated from time to time depending on the market forces and the legal landscape.


Upon any failure by you to comply with your obligations to BULLION TRADING LLC, the company shall pursue the rights and the remedies available to us. Either by law, through equity, or otherwise. It includes without limitation rights and remedies under these terms and conditions.

Breaching our rights may make BULLION TRADING LLC turn your account over to a collection agency, or a lawyer for collection. BULLION TRADING LLC will not fail in exercising any rights or pursuing any remedies in the case we suffer losses or damages.

Note: Failure by you to comply with these terms and conditions, may make BULLION TRADING LLC charge the credit card on which you have provided. This includes without limitation any and all market losses incurred by BULLION TRADING LLC, including cancellation fees, for ordering and then canceling at the last minute. You openly authorize BULLION TRADING LLC to charge your credit card for all losses caused by you violating our ordering policy.


BULLION TRADING LLC is an authorized dealer and a professional organization. We maintain a professional relationship with all our clients. We don’t enter into relationships such as agent-principal relationships, employee-employer relationships, franchisee-franchisor relationships, joint venture relationships, and partnership relationships with our clients.


You cannot forfeit these terms and conditions, your rights, or your obligations as they apply without the prior written consent from BULLION TRADING LLC. You may be granted permission to forfeit your rights or it may be withheld by BULLION TRADING LLC at its sole discretion. These terms and conditions shall be binding to all parties that trade with BULLION TRADING LLC.


If you violate these terms and conditions BULLION TRADING LLC will take action against you. It may include without limitation, turning your account over to a collection agency, or a lawyer for collection. You shall pay all of the costs and the expenses incurred by BULLION TRADING LLC, including without limitation to reasonable attorney’s fees.


BULLION TRADING LLC maintains professional relationships with clients. This is why we make sure that any grievances are resolved expeditiously. We agree that all disagreements and disputes with our clients should be resolved in accordance with the provisions below.

Because we value the relationship with our clients, we opt for arbitration or mediation as a channel for dispute resolution instead of going straight to state/federal courts. However, if arbitration or mediation fails, we may be forced to take legal action in state/federal courts in the State of New York.


These terms and conditions are governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of New York. These terms and conditions do not take into consideration the possible violation of laws in other jurisdictions.




If BULLION TRADING LLC cannot perform any obligation hereunder as a result of any event that is beyond its control, the company shall be excused and shall not be liable for any damages as a result of, or in connection with, such delays, or such failures.


You shall sign and avail other documents, or take actions that assist BULLION TRADING LLC in enforcing the provisions of these terms and conditions.


Except as provided in these terms and conditions, all notices, and other communications to BULLION TRADING LLC shall be directed to it at 20 West 47th Street Lower Level #24, New York, NY 10036. All notices and other communications to you shall be sent by BULLION TRADING LLC, to the address that you provided to us at the time of your registration, or to the email address that you provided to us at the time of your registration.


BULLION TRADING LLC may record phone conversations between you and company agents or representatives. You consent to the recording of such phone conversations.


A decision or a failure by BULLION TRADING LLC to take action with respect to any non-compliance with these terms and conditions does not affect the ability of the company to enforce the terms and conditions with respect to other violations. Whether the violations are similar or dissimilar in nature.