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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New lower tier pricing on 2012 1 oz Gold American Eagle

2012 1oz Gold American Eagle

New lower tier pricing!
Now, pay even less when buying fewer coins! Enjoy premium price breaks on orders of just four coins, and get our lowest premium price on orders of only 20 coins! Take advantage of these improved volume discounts — you can save more than ever before!

As low as $79.99 per coin over spot!
Gold American Eagle coins attract attention from collectors and investors around the world for their beautiful, patriotic design and Gold value. These 1 oz Gold Eagles are all in Brilliant Uncirculated condition. Orders of the Gold Eagle coins in multiples of 20 will be in mint tubes, and orders of the Gold Eagles in multiples of 500 come in sealed “Monster Boxes.”

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