- Updated: 12/06/2013 at 01:12:27
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The 1 oz. American Gold Eagle coin, offered by Goldmart.com, is guaranteed as to its purity, content, and weight by the United States Mint. Since its release in 1986, the Gold Eagle has been America’s exclusive gold bullion coin, and it is legal US tender, with a $50 face value. Read More
Regarded as one of the world’s most beautifully designed coins, the Gold Eagle’s obverse (face side) features Miss Liberty striding confidently through the sun’s rays, a design inspired by Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ renowned $20 gold coin. The reverse (tails side) features a majestic bald eagle carrying an olive branch in its talons, soaring over a female eagle and her hatchlings.
This 1 oz. American Gold Eagle contains a full 1 Troy oz. of .9167 fine gold. This is the 22-kt. standard that was set more than 350 years ago for gold currency. The Gold Eagle is U.S. legal tender and is also IRA eligible.
The 1 oz. American Gold Eagle is considered one of the world’s most popularly traded gold bullion coins, since investors can buy and sell with confidence knowing that it is backed by the US government.