The American Gold Eagle coin is guaranteed by the United States Government to contain the stated amount of actual gold weight in troy ounces. By law, the gold must come from sources in the United States. The coin contains one troy ounce of gold, alloyed with silver and copper to produce a more wear-resistant coin. The coin has a legal tender value of US $50.
The obverse (front) of the coin features a rendition of Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ full length figure of Lady Liberty with flowing hair, holding a torch in her right hand and an olive branch in her left, with the Capitol building in the left background.
The reverse (back) of the coin features Miley Tucker-Frost’s family of eagles, with a male eagle carrying an olive branch flying above a nest containing a female eagle and her hatchlings.
These coins are eligible for Precious Metals IRA’s.
1 Troy Oz. American Gold Eagle 22-Karat Coin. Congressionally authorized American Gold Eagle Bullion coins (and American Silver Eagle coins) were first released by the United States Mint in 1986. In later years, platinum coins were released.
American Gold Eagle Coins (and platinum coins) are available in four denominations: 1 oz., 1/2 oz., 1/4-oz., and 1/10 oz.