The design of the American Gold Eagle is instantly recognizable across the world with collectors and investors. This 1/2 oz Gold American Eagle is in Brilliant Uncirculated condition.
- 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 1907 Gold Double Eagle design, which features Lady Liberty walking confidently against the sun’s rays.
- Reverse: Shows a male bald eagle in flight carrying an olive branch to his nest, where a female awaits with her young.
- Minted at West Point, N.Y.
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.
Fractional Gold Eagles contain the same historic beauty and investment appeal as their full ounce counterparts, but at a more affordable price. Add this 2016 1/2 oz Gold Eagle to your cart today!
The history of the Gold American Eagle coin
The 2016 Gold American Eagle coin comes from a long line of coins purchased for their collectible beauty and investment value. The American Eagle Gold coin was commissioned under the Gold Bullion coin Act of 1985 and was released from the United States Mint in1986. This 1/2 oz American Eagle Gold coin was minted in West Point, N.Y., and is just one of the four denominations available: The Gold Eagle also is offered in 1/10 oz, 1/4 oz and 1 oz sizes. These American Eagle Gold coins are composed of 91.67 percent Gold, 3 percent Silver, and 5.33 percent Copper but each of these coins contains a full 1/2 oz of Gold..
Why invest in the 2016 Gold American Eagle coin?
The 2016 Gold American Eagle coin is eligible for a Precious Metals IRA, making it a favorite investment. While typically Gold coins must meet a minimum fineness of .995 fine to qualify for a Precious Metals IRA, the Gold American Eagle is a rare exception. That is why the 1/2 oz American Eagle Gold coin and other Gold Eagle coins still qualify for a Precious Metals IRA with a fineness of .9167. When looking to buy Gold for a Precious Metals IRA, consider a coin like the Gold American Eagle, with its stunning design and valuable Gold content.
Beyond Gold coins, Gold has many uses throughout history.
Many investors think of the 1/2 oz American Eagle Gold coin when thinking of how Gold is used. Gold coins, however, are just one of the uses for the Precious Metal throughout history, thus creating more demand ad adding value to the Precious Metal. Today’s price of Gold is due, in part, to the Precious Metals’ vast uses throughout time, which have included decorative objects, jewelry and coinage in civilizations, as well as modern-day technology applications, including telephone switching boards, dental fillings and even as treatment for common medical aliments. The result: 2016 Gold American Eagle coins and other Gold coins have held their value over time.
Unlock the chemistry behind the 2016 Gold American Eagle.
When investing in the 2016 Gold American Eagle coin, knowing about the chemical makeup can help you understand the value of the Precious Metal. The Gold in the 1/2 oz American Eagle Gold coin is the chemical element Gold, represented by the chemical symbol Au on the periodic table. Many people buy Gold because Gold is one of the least reactive elements on the periodic table, making it a smart Precious Metal for items such as jewelry, industrial products, and of course, coinage. Most of the Gold coins in existence today are made from Gold thought to have been delivered to the Earth by asteroids, as many scientists believe the Gold dust that existed during Earth’s formation sunk to the planetary core, leaving only asteroid-delivered Gold as the source for today’s Gold uses.