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The 1 oz American Eagle is a 22 carats gold coin, highly resistant, more durable (ideal coin for trades). Manufactured by the United States Mint, it is the official gold bullion coin of the USA, authorised under the Gold Bullion Coin Act of 1985, which makes it the most traded coin in North America.
This product is a selection of high quality bullion from various years, depending on our current stock availability.
Buy American Gold Eagle coins today and extend the variety of your gold coins portfolio. GerrardsBullion offer this 1 ounce Gold Eagle at low premium above the gold sport price.
Discover also the Gold Buffalo, the only 24 carats american gold coin produced by the United States Mint.
the observe displays the lady Liberty with flowing hair, holding a torch and an olive branch. We can see that the Lady Liberty walk gracefully as the sun rises over a ridge. The obverse design was adapted by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, designer of the Gold Double Eagle in 1907. This design originates from the 20 dollars gold coins which were themselves inspired by the design of ancient Greek and Roman coins.
the reverse displays a male eagle flying above a nest with a female eagle and her hatchlings. The male eagle holds an olive branch. The reverse design was created by the sculptor Miley Busiek.
The design on the new Gold Eagles you can buy today is inspired by the artwork used on the 1907 U.S. Gold coin.
American Eagle are the most famous gold bullion coins in United States. This bullion coins has legal tender status in its country of origin. Therefore, they are highly liquid in United States. They have become quite popular bullion coin internationally, which makes them easy to trade. Gold American Eagle coin have been in high demand since every year since their introduction, mostly due to their beauty and history. As a highly popular USA Gold piece, the Gold American Eagle is a great bullion coin that add diversity to investor portfolios.
American eagle gold bullion coins are a good choice for american investor looking to add physical gold in their portofolio. Those bullion coins offer tax benefits under Individual Retirement Account plans (IRA).
Like the gold Krugerrand, the American Eagle contains an alloy of 22 carats gold (91.67 % gold, 3 % silver and 5.33 % copper). Therefore, it is a highly resistant gold coin, ideal for transport. American Eagle gold coins are guarantee by the US government for their weight, content and purity.
Before to buy American eagle gold coins, it is important to know some of the history that makes Gold Eagles worth buying. Original American Eagle gold coins dates back to 1792, period at which their value was $10. These coins were authorised by the Coinage Act of 1792 and the term “eagle” was used to describe a $10 coin. These gold coins were also available as Quarter Eagle, Half Eagle and Double Eagle, each valued at $2.50, $5 and $20.
Gold Eagle coins were discontinued in 1933 during the Great Depression, following a decree by Franklin D Roosevelt that aimed to prevent banks from bankrupcy. After this decree, United States went off from the gold standard. However since 1981, the US Congress was petitioned for the return of a gold american coin. In 1985, Ronald Reagan signed the Gold Bullion Coin Act which enable the US Mint to start producing 50 dollars american gold eagle coin, using gold extracted from gold mines in United States. The coin became available for investors and collectors in 1986 and rised quickly in popularity.
The United States Mint is the unique producer of Golden Eagle coins, made from .9167 fine Gold backed by the American Government. American Eagle 1 oz Gold coins are minted exclusively at the West Point facility in New York. You can recognised the manufacturing location by looking at the mint mark “W”, engraved in all uncirculated Golden Eagles.
One ounce gold coins are popular in the gold bullion market. They are a great way to divide your precious metal portfolio in smaller unit. Although a kilo gold bar is cheaper in terms of price per gram, it is not necessarily the best option. Buying 1 ounce gold bullion coins make your investment more liquid. You will be able in the future to sell part of your gold by trading few gold coins of 1 ounce. Therefore, it is worth paying a slightly higher premium above spot rather than holding a large gold bar difficult to convert into cash.