USA – American Gold Eagle


USA - American Gold Eagle 1oz

The American Gold Eagle is an official gold bullion coin of the United States. It was first minted by the United States Mint in 1986. 

These coins are guaranteed by the U.S. government to contain the stated amount of actual gold weight in troy ounces.

  • Denomination: $50 (for 1oz coin)
  • Finish: BU or Proof
  • Composition: 91.67% Gold, 3% Silver, 5.33% Copper
  • Diameter: 1.287 inches (32.70 mm)
  • Weight: 1.0909 troy oz. (33.931 grams)
  • Edge: Reeded
  • Mint and Mint Mark: West Point – W
  • Years minted: 1986 - present
Available as 1oz, 1/2oz, 1/4oz and 1/10oz gold and as bullion or proof versions. Note that the American Gold Eagle is 91.67% gold as opposed to the American Gold Buffalo which is 99.99% gold, although they both do contain 1oz of gold.

The Reverse show an image of an eagle soaring above a nest, designed by Miley Busiek.

The Obverse shows a standing Liberty by Augustus Saint-Gaudens.

Between 1986 and 1991 the date was shown in Roman numerals but was switch to Arabic numerals in 1992.

Image credit: United States Mint.


Mintage: Not known
Minted at US Mint - West Point.
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Which Mint: US Mint - West Point
Founded in 1792, The US Mint is the United State's sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage. This is the U.S. Mint West Point Facility, New York. Mintmark: W.
Country of Origin: United States of America
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a constitutional federal republic composed of 50 states. It's currency is the Dollar (USD $1) and that is equivalent to 100 cents.

The United States mints many famous coins in gold, silver and lesser metals. The USA has several Mints, such as Philadelphia, San Francisco, West Point (NY) and Denver.
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2021 1oz American USA Gold Bullion Gold Eagle $50 Coin --- UK Sale
2021 1oz American USA Gold Bullion Gold Eagle $50 Coin --- UK Sale
£ 1,850.00
1881 Ten Dollars $10 Liberty Coronet Head American Gold Eagle 21.6k Coin USA
1881 Ten Dollars $10 Liberty Coronet Head American Gold Eagle 21.6k Coin USA
£ 850.00
2020 USA American Eagle .999 silver Eagle gilded and colourised chocolate coin
2020 USA American Eagle .999 silver Eagle gilded and colourised chocolate coin
£ 89.99
USA - 10 $2021 American Gold Eagle-New Design - 1/4 OZ GOLD ST
USA - 10 $2021 American Gold Eagle-New Design - 1/4 OZ GOLD ST
£ 490.47
2007 USA Silver Eagle GILDED with GOLD 1 oz ounce silver Coin bullion #253
2007 USA Silver Eagle GILDED with GOLD 1 oz ounce silver Coin bullion #253
£ 40.00
American Gold Eagle 35th Anniversary set USA 2021
American Gold Eagle 35th Anniversary set USA 2021
£ 483.07
2021 American U.S. Silver Eagle 1 oz Coin 2-SIDED SELECT 24KT GOLD Gilded w/BOX
2021 American U.S. Silver Eagle 1 oz Coin 2-SIDED SELECT 24KT GOLD Gilded w/BOX
£ 79.91
Black RUTHENIUM 1 oz Silver 2022 American Eagle U.S. Coin with 24K Golden Enigma
Black RUTHENIUM 1 oz Silver 2022 American Eagle U.S. Coin with 24K Golden Enigma
£ 79.91

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