1/2 oz Gold American Eagle (BU) - Assorted Dates
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The 1/2 oz American Gold Eagle Coin Is a Top Choice for Coin Collectors
These are available as coins that are minted by the US Mint. The coin has a face value of $25. One side features a nesting eagle and its mate while the other side features the Statue of Liberty. The design is attributed to an Augustus Saint-Gaudens design that once decorated the $20 gold coin. If you’ve ever wondered where to find 1/2 oz American Gold Eagle coins, you have come to the right place. USG has many American Gold Eagle coins for sale. 2016 is the 30th anniversary of this classic coin. The design will not be changing. This coin would make a great gift or addition to a collection. It is minted from 91.67% fine gold. American Gold Eagle coins come in many sizes, with 1/2 oz being only one!
1/2 oz American Gold Eagle Bullion Coins
The ½ oz American Gold Eagle coin is a Bullion Coin. It’s one of 4 denominations of Bullion coin available. These coins were produced by the United States Mint in West Point, New York from gold mined in the United States. They contain the stated amount of pure gold in addition to small amounts of an alloy, allowing for harder, more durable coins. They use the 22 karat standard that has governed coins for over 350 years. Its value is determined based on the market price of the metal content plus an additional small premium to cover coinage and distribution. The ½ oz. American Gold Eagle is 27 millimeters in diameter and 2.15 millimeters thick. The front of the ½ oz American Gold Eagle coins is inspired by the Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ $20 gold piece. The back of the coin is a male eagle holding an olive branch while flying above a nesting female eagle and her hatchlings. This designs was created by Miley Busiek. America’s first gold coins were minted in 1795. Today, most gold coins are found in investment portfolios rather than in general circulation. Why should you choose American Eagle gold coins? Gold is an asset that is recognized internationally; it is accepted in major investment markets across the globe. These coins’ value moves independently of stocks and bonds, oftentimes, bringing balance to your portfolio. They are easy to buy and sell. Their value is easy to track as most major newspapers report the daily price of gold. Also, they are the only bullion coins of which the American government guarantees the weight, content, and purity. They are affordable and easy to store. They are the most frequently purchased gold coin by Americans. Beyond the financial value, gold is aesthetically beautiful, adding another layer to your financial portfolio.
Specification of 1/2 oz American Gold Eagle Coins
The 1/2 oz American Gold Eagle Coin is one of four types of bullion coin available from the United States Mint. This coin, released in 2016, was created to the 22 karat gold standard that has been applied to the forging and regulation of gold coins for over 350 years. The 1/2 oz American Gold Eagle coin, as depicted, is 27 millimeters in diameter and 2.15 millimeters in thickness. The front of the coin can be seen as having an interpretation of the Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ $20 gold piece design, created by Miley Busiek. The back of the coin hosts an image much associated with America; the eagle. The family of eagles on the reverse of the coin shows the male flying over his family protectively, carrying an olive brach over the female and hatchlings.
The United States Mint, located in West Point, New York has created these gold bullion coins, dubbed the American Gold Eagle coin from gold mined right here in the United States. In order to maintain quality and durability, these coins also contain small amounts of alloy along with the stated amount of pure gold. Because the 1/2 oz American Gold Eagle coin has been minted in the United States, with it’s gold material sourced from United States mines it is fully guaranteed by the American government for weight, content and purity.
Although these bullion coins are created by the United States Mint, you probably will not find them in circulation. These coins are instead typically found in investment portfolios. They can be a great way to start your investment portfolio or expand a portfolio to be more diverse.