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Made of 22 carats gold, this is a great product to invest in fractional gold coins.
The 1/2 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 1/2 oz american gold eagle coins is a great way to invest in gold bullion coins at a fraction of the cost. Because the 1/2 oz gold eagle weights 16.965 grams and contains 15.55 grams of fine gold, its intrinsic value is smaller than the 1 ounce version of the american gold eagle. Although investors would think the 1/2 oz american eagle’s price is half of the 1 oz gold eagle, it carries a higher premium compared to its one ounce version. This is because of the higher manufacturing cost to produce this fractional ounce gold coin. However, this coin remains an ideal choice for investors with tight budgets, looking to buy small amounts of gold regularly.
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 face value 25 Dollars is also mentioned in the reverse of the coin. 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.
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.
Fractional coins are bullion coins made of less than one troy ounce of gold. The most common denomination are 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, 1/10 oz and 1/20 oz. Most of the fractional ounces gold coins are produced by world renowned mints and therefore, recognised worldwide. These include the British Royal Mint, The United States Mint and the South African Mint.
Even though fractional gold coins contain less gold, they are a great alternative way to invest in precious metals. Buy a 1/2 oz american gold eagle offer the benefits of buying fractional gold, as explained below :
One of the main benefit to buy fractional ounce gold coins is the price. Simply they are more affordable than a one ounce gold bullion coin. An 1 ounce gold coin can be an important financial investment if you have a small budget. On the other hand, it can be a downturn if you are a coin collector and restrain you from your hobby.
The great benefit of fractional ounce is the flexibility that these coins offer. You can purchase more coins at lower prices, and make your portfolio more flexible. Therefore, buy 1/2 oz american gold eagle enables you to sell smaller part of your investment.
Fractional gold coins are a great way to start or complement a Gold investment portfolio. Gerrards make it easy with our live precious metals prices to add fractional gold ounces to your own gold portfolio. By buying Fractional Gold with Gerrards, you can be confident of adding quality bullion to your investment portfolio at the most up to date gold price. All the selling prices for our gold coins and bars are based on the precious metals prices quoted in realtime in the financial markets.
With fractional gold coins like 1/2 oz American Eagle, you can add additional designs to your gold coins collection. With its iconic design, buy 1/2 oz american gold eagle combine collectibility and bullion investment appeal. American Eagle gold coins in fractional ounces make it easy for new and experience investors to add own gold bullion coins in smaller units.
American Eagle are the most famous gold bullion coins in United States. They are legal tender in their country of origin and are therefore, are highly liquid, both in US and Europe. American Eagle gold coins is a popular bullion coin internationally, because of its low premium above spot. Therefore, it is a gold bullion coin relatively easy to trade and sell. In addition, Gold American Eagle coin are in high demand by gold investors, because of their low premium, the beauty of their design and their longstanding minting history. As a highly popular USA Gold piece, the Gold American Eagle is a great bullion coin that add diversity to investor portfolios. Gold Eagle are similar to Krugerrand. They contain a 22 carats gold alloy (91.67 % gold, 3 % silver and 5.33 % copper). As a result, they are highly resistant and ideal to trade.
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). American Eagle gold coins are guarantee by the US government for their weight, content and purity.
|Purity / Carat
|Precious metal content
15.55 grams ( 0.5 troy ounce )
25 Dollars USD
27.00 mm / 2.24 mm
16.965 grams ( 0.5454 troy ounces )
|Country of origin