Pre-33 U.S. Gold Coins & Gold Certificates
Pre-33 Gold Coins Uncertified and Certified - The U.S. Mint issued its first Gold coins in 1795. During the height of the Great Depression in 1933, President Franklin Roosevelt prohibited American citizens from holding monetary Gold, including Gold coins. Executive Order 6102 called for all Gold U.S. coins to be returned to the U.S. Treasury, where millions were melted down and cast into Gold bars.
These federal government recalls and meltdowns made the previously common Gold coins very rare. Today, the surviving pre-1933 Gold U.S. coins are fixed at an extremely limited supply. This fact has made pre-1933 Gold coins some of the most desirable items among collectors and investors. APMEX is proud to offer a large selection of these harder-to-find classic Gold coins.
Gold Certificates - This series is from an era in U.S. currency when our paper money was backed by actual Gold! While the front of these notes generally bears a portrait, the denomination and the Treasury Seals are printed in a nice gold color. The backs of these notes are printed in a brilliant and attractive golden orange color which was meant to symbolize the value of these Gold coins backing these notes. These notes will add some great color to your Large Size paper money collection.
To view surviving Pre-33 Gold coins or Gold Certificates, click on the image below representing the Pre-1933 Gold coins of your interest:
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