2013 Gold American Eagle Coins

2013 1 oz Gold American EagleThe 2013 Gold American Eagle coins have finally been released by the United States Mint to authorized purchasers. The most popular official Gold bullion coin of the United States, the Gold Eagle has become one of the most recognized and sought after coins on the world market.

Since its release by the U.S. Mint in 1986, the Gold Eagle has featured the same basic design. The obverse depicts Lady Liberty as designed by Augustus Saint-Gaudens for the 1907 Double Eagle. She holds a torch in her right hand and an olive branch in her left hand as she walks forward with the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. behind her. The reverse of the Gold Eagle illustrates a nest of American eagles, a symbol of American nationalism and pride and a nod to the American family.

Available in 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz and 1/10 oz sizes, and featuring patriotic images, the 2013 Gold American Eagle appeals to both collectors and investors alike. Gold Eagles are also eligible for Precious Metals IRA accounts and can potentially enhance any coin collection or investment portfolio. Having gained international popularity since its debut, the Gold American Eagle is a coin that will most likely continue to attract attention from Gold purchasers all over the world.

Buy your all new 2013 Gold Eagles in your preferred size from APMEX today. APMEX makes it easy to invest in Gold by offering competitive Gold prices on all Gold American Eagle coins.

 

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8 cool facts about the Gold American Eagle

  1. This is one of the official Gold bullion coins of the United States.
  2. These coins are produced at the West Point Mint in West Point, New York. The Proof and burnished uncirculated coins carry the mint’s mark (“W”) beneath the date.
  3. The Gold Eagle is offered in 1/10 oz, 1/4 oz, 1/2 oz, and 1 oz sizes
  4. By law, the Gold used for American Eagles must come from sources in America. The Gold is alloyed with Silver and Copper to produce a more wear-resistant coin.
  5. The Gold Eagle is .9167 fine, or 22 karat Gold, but each Gold Eagle has an actual Gold weight of 1 troy ounce. The coins are authorized by the United States Congress and are backed by the United States government for weight and content.
  6. Are you a collector? The United States Mint also produces a Proof version for coin collectors.
  7. The obverse of the Gold American Eagle features a rendition of the Augustus Saint-Gaudens design for the $20 Gold Double Eagle coin from 1907. This famed design depicts Lady Liberty lifting high a torch in one hand and holding an olive branch in the other.
  8. The reverse is designed by Miley Busiek and shows a male eagle holding an olive branch in flight above his nest where a female eagle awaits with her young.

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Find the Perfect Gold Eagle You’ve Been Wanting

 

Perfection Is In Your Reach: A Large Variety of Perfect 70 1 oz Gold Eagles Very Limited Quantities of Each Selection

Perfect 70 Gold Eagles (1 oz)Here’s your chance to find perfect Gold American Eagles for your collection. APMEX has a great selection of 1 oz Perfect 70 Gold Eagles. You will find multiple dates, as well as First Strikes and Early Releases, plus coins in Burnished, Proof and Reverse Proof finishes. Special 2 and 3 coin boxed sets are also available. Perfect 70 Gold Eagles from APMEX enhance your collection with:

  • Certified Perfection: Tamper evident slabs authenticate Perfect 70 grades from PCGS or NGC, the two leading independent grading agencies. These coins have received the highest grade on the Sheldon numerical grading scale from 1 (barely identifiable) to 70 (absolute perfection).
  • U.S. Government Guarantee: The U.S. Mint guarantees that Perfect 70 Gold Eagles contain 1 troy oz actual Gold weight. They each have a face value of $50.
  • Teddy Roosevelt Commissioned Design: The obverse, or front, mirrors Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ 1907 design of Lady Liberty, while the reverse, or back, features the famed eagle design by Miley Busiek.

 

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