When the modern gold bullion industry got its start in 1967, the first coin available was a 1 oz gold specimen. Today, 1 oz gold coins remain the standard for any gold bullion collection, whether aimed at investors or numismatists. Learn more about 1 oz gold coins available at JM Bullion.
Generally speaking, you will find a few common purity levels available from modern 1 oz gold coin collections. With few exceptions, the highest purity is a 24-karat gold that has .9999 pure gold content in the alloy of the coin. Other purity levels include:
When it comes to 22-karat gold, you’ll find that the total metallic alloy can vary. For example, American Gold Eagles have 91.67% gold paired with 5.33% copper and 3% silver, while South African Gold Krugerrands have the same gold purity at 91.67% gold, but lack silver and have 8.33% copper instead.
As you shop for 1 oz gold coins online, you’ll find various mints that issue coins in this weight across uncirculated and proof collections. While it would take quite a bit of time to list all the mints, you’ll find that the following sovereign and private mints commonly issue 1 oz gold coins:
If you have any questions about 1 oz gold coins, please feel free to contact JM Bullion. You can call us at 800-276-6508, chat with us live online, or email us directly. Our Payment Methods page is available at any time to provide you with quick answers to all the common payment-related questions you might have when shopping.