The American Gold Eagle comes in Brilliant-Uncirculated (BU) condition and is an official gold bullion coin of the United States. The coins are produced in 1/10, ¼, ½, and 1 troy ounce weights by the United States Mint. All of the weights are identical in appearance with the exception of weight description and face value. These substantial coins measure at 32.70 mm in diameter and 2.87 mm thick and arrive in mint condition to you.
The American Gold Eagle is made of 22 kt gold alloy minted with gold mined exclusively from American resources as stipulated by legislation. Alloyed with silver and copper the coin has a purity of 91.67% or 22k, which is the three hundred and fifty year stand for gold bullion coins. This produces a more wear-resistant coin. The 1 oz American Gold Eagle lists a face value of $50 but the value is much more. Each of these beautiful gold coins are guaranteed by the United States Government to contain the stated amount of gold weight in troy ounces
The American Gold Eagle was first released in 1986 by the United States Mint quickly after the passing of the Gold Bullion Act of 1985. The United States Mint was first created by congress after the Coinage Act of 1792 passed and was originally held by the Department of the State. That changed in 1873 when the Department of Treasury begun minting coins after the Coinage Act of 1873 passed. The United States Mint product lines include special coin sets for collectors, national medals, the American Gold Eagle coin, commemorative coins, silver bullion coins, and platinum bullion coins.
These coins are graded by the Professional Coin Grading Service more commonly referred to as PCGS. PCGS has been grading coins since 1986 and has graded over 33 million coins since
All coins sold will be PR70. “PR” stands for proof which denotes coins struck specifically for collectors. A grade of 70 is the highest grade that a coin can received and denotes that it free of visual marks even under 5 times magnification. A PR70 coin is one of the best examples of any given year and coin type that a collector can buy.
|Mint / Brand||US Mint|
|Composition||.9167 Fine Gold (22 Karat/Crown Gold)|
|Measurement||22 mm diameter, 1.83 mm thickness|
|Item Weight||1/4 ozt|
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