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American Eagle Gold Coins

American Eagle Gold Coins

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 Gold Eagle 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. 

It contained four different weights in total. 

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’s crowning achievement was the Lady Liberty design that features a standing Liberty with her figure, hair, and robe in the breeze as she steps forward from the nation’s capital. 

With the obverse containing the standing liberty and the reverse containing the eagle design, the American eagle design is still considered one of the most outstanding American coins in history. The American eagle coins apprehend symbols of patriotism minted in gold. 

Composition and Specifications of American Gold Eagle Coins:

The composition of 91.67% gold, 3% silver, and the balance of copper makes the American eagle gold coins durable, 22 karat gold in purify.

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 finer and less distinct. 

The American eagle gold 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 eagle gold 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. 
  • Gold has high growth potential.
  • Protection in retirement savings.
  • Preservation of wealth and lifestyle. 
  • Approved by the US government and placed in the IRA (individual retirement account).

Buying American Eagle Gold Eagle Coin 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. 

If you have any questions about the American Eagle gold coins or any other products, please contact us at 646-362-3536 and we will be happy to assist you. You can buy American eagle gold coins from Bullion Trading LLC 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!