2020 1 oz Gold American Eagle
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American Eagle Gold Bullion Coins are one of the Most Popular Gold Coins in the World
Originally Minted in 1986 (to present day), this coin is struck with the denomination of $50 making it US Legal Tender. Its' original designer for the Obverse is Augustus Saint-Gaudens, using the original design from the $20 gold coin minted between 1907 through 1933. Miley Busiek is the designer for the Reverse of the coin, featuring a male eagle carrying an olive branch flying above a nest containing a female eagle and her hatchlings. This coin is produced by the US Mint. US Gold Firm is your source for these artistic Gold Coins. The $50 American Eagle Gold Bullion coin is the most popular and largest of the four American Eagle Gold Bullion Coins. This coin makes an everlasting investment, or the perfect gift for that graduate, Wedding Couple, Anniversary, Birth Day or any other celebrated event.
American Eagle Gold Bullion Coins
Authorized by the Bullion Coin Act of 1985, American Gold Eagle Bullion Coins quickly became one of the world's leading gold bullion investment coins. Produced from gold mined in the United States, these coins are imprinted with their gold content and legal tender "face" value. An American Eagle's value is based on the market price of its metal content, plus a small premium to cover coinage and distribution.
American Gold Eagles use the durable 22 karat Solid Gold standard established for gold circulating coinage over 350 years ago. They contain their stated amount of pure gold, plus small amounts of alloy (Copper for hardening and Silver for shine). This creates harder coins that resist scratching and marring, which can diminish resale value.
Minted to exacting standards, the obverse (front) design is inspired by what's often considered one of America's most beautiful coins: Augustus Saint-Gaudens' celebrated $20 gold piece, minted from 1907-1933. The reverse design, by sculptor Miley Busiek, features a male eagle carrying an olive branch flying above a nest containing a female eagle and her hatchlings.
Choose Eagles First
Gold has been mankind’s obsession since the dawn of civilization. Used as money in China more than 3,000 years ago, gold was first coined by the Romans in 50 G.C. America’s first gold coins – the original Eagles – were produced by the three-year-old United States Mint in 1795. Today, gold coins are not found in general circulation. Instead, they are often found in investment portfolios.
When you invest in gold, choose the bullion coins that feature the very symbol of our Nation’s freedom – the American Gold Eagle. Choose American Gold Eagle Bullion Coins from the United States Mint – among the world’s leading gold bullion coins.
Why you should invest in 1 oz American Golden Eagle Coins?
The 1 oz American Gold Eagle Coin is the largest denomination of American Gold Eagle bullion coin available from the United States Mint. Gold coins have been regulated by the 22 karat gold standard for over 350 years; a standard that the U.S. Mint has applied to the forging of the 2016 release of the American Gold Eagle bullion. The 1 oz American Gold Eagle Coin has a 32.70 mm diameter and is 2.87 mm thick. As depicted on the US Gold Firm online store, the front of the 1 oz American Gold Eagle coin shows Miley Busiek’s rendition of the Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ $20 gold piece design. On the reverse side is an image of an eagle family; the male soaring above it’s family holding an olive branch.
The gold used by the United States Mint to create the American Gold Eagle bullion has been sourced from mines in America and were minted in West Point, New York. These coins have also been infused with alloy, along with the stated amount of pure gold, as a strengthening agent in order to maintain quality and durability. The United States government fully guarantees the weight, content and purity of the 1 oz American Gold Eagle Coin.
Despite being created by the United States Mint, it’s highly unlikely you would see the 1 oz American Gold Eagle Coin in circulation. This is because it is typically utilized as an investment in gold. Investment portfolios greatly benefit from diversity and the convenience of gold coins in terms of storage and availability online create a great opportunity for new and seasoned investors alike.