With an iconic design and 1/2 oz of Gold, the American Gold Eagle combines the best aspects of collectibility and bullion investment appeal, which has made it America’s preferred Gold coin.
- Contains 1/2 oz actual Gold weight.
- Multiples of 40 are packaged in mint tubes. All other coins will be in protective plastic flips.
- Eligible for Precious Metals IRAs.
- Obverse: Adapted from Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ famed Gold Double Eagle design, which features Lady Liberty in front of the Capitol building holding in her right hand a fiery torch and an olive branch in her left. Her hair is flowing back behind her in the wind signifying forward movement against a background of sun rays.
- Reverse: Designed by Miley Busiek showing a male bald eagle in flight carrying an olive branch to his nest, where a female awaits with her young.
- Produced by the U.S. Mint in West Point, NY.
Protect your Gold American Eagle with this clear plastic capsule or display it in style by adding an attractive presentation box to your order. You can also add a coin bezel to turn your 1/2 oz Gold Eagle into fine jewelry.
The 1/2 oz Brilliant Uncirculated Gold Eagle is always in high demand because fractional Gold Eagles make for an easy way to own the beautiful Gold American Eagle design at a lower price point than their full ounce counterparts. Add this beautiful coin to your cart today.
The history of the 1/2 oz American Gold Eagle coin
The 1/2 oz American Gold Eagle coin was authorized by the Gold Bullion Act of 1985, which also created a 1/10 oz, 1/4 oz and 1 oz American Eagle coin. American Eagle Gold coins were an instant hit, partly because their design was based on the celebrated Saint-Gaudens Gold Double Eagle design of 1907. One of many Lady Liberty Gold coins produced by the U.S. Mint, the modern Gold Eagle is primarily produced for investment potential. Gold coins have long carried the symbols of American ideals, and the American eagle is one of the most popular designs.
Why invest in 1/2 oz American Gold Eagle coins?
The 1/2 oz American Gold Eagle offers an economical and attainable way to begin adding Gold to your investment portfolio. American Eagle Gold coins from the U.S. Mint are made with Gold mined in the United States with a small amount of alloy to add hardness that resists scratching and marring. One of many Lady Liberty Gold coins minted in the U.S., modern Eagle Gold coins are guaranteed by the U.S. government for weight, content and purity. Gold coins are an internationally recognized financial asset and an asset ideal for diversifying your investments.
The American Gold Eagle is the choice of careful investors, who consider it an investment that can hold value.
A 1/2 oz American Gold Eagle is a bullion coin, specifically created by the U.S. Mint for people who want to buy Gold and an investment. American Eagle Gold coins are legal tender, which means the Gold coins are guaranteed by the U.S. government for weight and Gold content. Other coins, like a Liberty Gold coin or other vintage Gold coins, often costs more per troy ounce of Gold, which means they are not ultimately the best for investors. Gold coins like the American Eagle are also different from Gold rounds, which look like coins but have no legal tender value and are often created by private mints.
Owning American Gold Eagle coins bring a sense of financial assurance.
A 1/2 oz American Gold Eagle is typically easy to sell when you think your investment is ripe, because a legal tender U.S. coin is accepted in investment markets worldwide. American Eagle Gold coins come in four weights, so you also can conveniently add to your investment portfolio as your finances dictate. Whether a vintage Liberty Gold coin or a modern American Eagle, a Gold coin is a tangible asset that has been valued even in ancient civilizations. Today, Gold coins are a hedge against the uncertainties of the markets and property values.