Without question, the 1 oz Uncirculated American Gold Eagle has been one of the most popular coins in this long-running series. Available from the US Mint each year since the 1986 debut of the collection, the 1 oz Gold Eagle has garnered immense interest from investors over the course of time.
There are three major high points in the history of the 1 oz Gold Eagle. The very first came in 1986-1987 when the release of the first gold bullion coins from the United States Mint satisfied decades of pent-up demand for private gold ownership. The first two dates in the series set records that would stand for more than a decade in terms of mintage, and would only be surpassed during periods of economic turmoil. The highest mintages recorded include the following:
On the other end of spectrum, period of strong economic performance for global markets have driven down the demand for 1 oz Gold Eagles at various points in the last four decades. The 1990s and the late 2010s stand out as the most obvious examples of strong economic performance resulting in depressed production figures for 1 oz Uncirculated Gold Eagles. The lowest mintages recorded include:
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