The American Gold Eagle coins are the most elegant and timeless products an American coinage collector can acquire from the US Mint. It remains the perfect representation of American history which makes it a flawless addition to your portfolio. Right now, you can have your very own 2002 1/4 oz American Gold Eagle coin when you purchase it online today from JM Bullion.
- Delivered safely to you in a plastic flip to protect the coin’s condition!
- Limited mintage of only 62,027 coins!
- Contains 1/4 Troy oz of actual gold content.
- Bears a face value of $10 (USD) which remains legally and fully backed by the federal government of the United States of America.
- The obverse features the historic and iconic Lady Liberty design by the prestigious icon and French-American engraver, Augustus Saint-Gaudens.
- The reverse includes the heraldic American bald eagle by modern icon, Miley Busiek.
With a prestigious debut in 1986 which catapulted the American Gold Eagle coin program into superstardom amongst other American coinages and premium gold bullion coins, elite collectors and investors have been eager to add this precious metal to their portfolio. With high demand and extreme popularity that followed its first introduction, the 2002 American Gold Eagle coin experienced a pick in interest amidst strong performance for the price of gold for the year.
During 2002, the price of gold broke definitively above the $300 level, beginning the year at $278 per ounce and closing at $347.20. This was the highest price for spot gold seen since 1997. A steady march upwards would continue for many years.
These 2002 American Gold Eagles ship with plastic flips. They contain 22-karat gold content with a metallic combination of 91.67% gold, 5.33% copper, and 3% silver.
The obverse of all 2002 1/4 oz American Gold Eagle coins includes the design of Liberty created in 1907 by Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Considered the finest in American history, this image of Lady Liberty striding forth from the nation’s capital as a guiding light for the emerging world power appeared on the $20 Gold Double Eagle until 1933.
On the reverse of all American Gold Eagle coins, you’ll find the image of a nesting American bald eagle group. Inside the nest are a group of hatchlings. Outside the nest, there is a confident female standing guard over the group, while a powerful male bald eagle flies overhead with an olive branch in its talons.
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