The United States Mint has always been known for its innovation and forward thinking, while at the same time still showing an appreciation and respect for our nation’s history. These characteristics are all found in the American Gold Eagle coins. Originally minted in 1986, the American gold eagle has a fineness of .9167 fine gold, or 22 karat.
The obverse side of the coin bears an image originally designed for the United States mint over a century ago by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, and features the image of Lady Liberty confidently holding a torch in her right hand and an olive branch in her left. The reverse side carries the image of a bald eagle with its wings outstretched, flying towards its nest.
2016 American Gold Eagle Specifications
|Weight||Fineness (Purity %)||Diameter||Thickness||Face Value||Number of Coins in Mint Tube:|
|1 Troy Oz.||.9617 pure gold||32.7 mm||2.87 mm||$50||20|
The symbolism and beauty of the coins, along with the reputation of the United States Mint, make the gold American Eagle coins a welcome and valued addition to any portfolio. Please contact us if you have any questions regarding the 2016 Gold one ounce American Eagle coin 888-327-9205.