As the official gold bullion coin of the United States, the American Gold Eagle series is a collection of gold coins guaranteed by the federal government to contain the state amount of actual gold weight in Troy ounces. These coins have been available since 1986, and are among the most popular options for gold investors today. The 2018 oz American Gold Eagle Coin is available to you online now from JM Bullion with NGC certification.
- Arrives in a protective plastic capsule from the NGC!
- 32nd year of issue for American Gold Eagle coins!
- Contains Troy oz of actual gold content.
- Issued a face value of $25 (USD) by the United States.
- Bears a Grade of Mint State 69 from the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.
- Early Release specimen.
- Obverse features the depiction of Liberty.
- Reverse includes an eagle soaring above a family nest.
The American Gold Eagle Coin debuted in 1986 with four weights available in the bullion version. These included the 1 oz, oz, oz, and 1/10 oz coins. The proof coins in the Gold Eagle series featured only the 1 oz gold option in 1986, with the oz coin issued first in 1987 followed by the and 1/10 oz coins in 1988.
American Gold Eagle coins have the traditionally known crown gold alloy. 22-karat gold was used in American coins until 1834, but then coin content was dropped to .900 until gold coins were no longer issued in 1933. The 1986 debut of the American Gold Eagle marked the first use of 22-karat gold in US coinage since 1834.
On the obverse of the American Gold Eagle Coin youll find the image of Liberty. Created in 1907 by Augustus Saint-Gaudens for the Gold Double Eagle, this feature of Liberty captures her figure walking forward from the nations capital city with an olive branch in her left hand and a torch in her right.
The reverse of the 2018 oz American Gold Eagle includes a design from Miley Busiek. This design features a large, male bald eagle returning to the family nest with a branch in its talons. A female bald eagle is depicted guarding the nest and its hatchlings in the design.
All 2018 oz American Gold Eagle Coins listed here earned near-perfect grades from the NGC. Coins in Mint State 69 condition show full, original mint luster and a maximum of two minor flaws. These flaws are limited to minuscule hairlines or contact marks. As Early Release specimens, these coins were received by the NGC for grading within 30 days of their 2018 release by the US Mint.
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