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Buy the American Gold Eagle at APMEX

The most popular Gold coin in the United States – and the Precious Metals market – is the Gold Eagle. As the United States' official Gold bullion coin, the Gold American Eagle was first introduced after the passage of the Bullion Coin Act of 1985. The first Gold American Eagle coin was released in 1986. These U.S. Mint Gold coins are backed by the United States government and have a face value backed by the U.S. dollar. The value of Gold Eagle Coins is known around the world, as these Gold coins are investment-staples in most portfolios.

Design of the American Eagle

The American Eagle Gold coin design is based on the famous Saint-Gaudens Lady Liberty design that appeared on the final Gold Double Eagle. Replacing the Liberty Gold coin in 1907, the Saint-Gaudens Gold coin was born out of President Theodore Roosevelt's desire for U.S. Gold coins to be a work of art. The 1907 Gold Double Eagle coin is considered one of the most beautiful American coins, and the present-day American Eagle receives the same sort of acclaim. American Eagle coins feature iconic depictions of symbolic patriotism minted in Gold, Silver, Platinum and Palladium.

Burnished American Gold Eagle Coins

Since their introduction in 2006, Burnished Gold Eagles have been in high demand for their unique beauty and lower mintages. Originating from the West Point Mint and bearing the "W" mint mark, these Gold coins are similar to their Brilliant Uncirculated counterparts but are struck on specially prepared planchets to provide a unique finish that appeals to collectors. The dies used in this process give the coins a matte-like appearance, enabling the coin's details to be viewed with a limited light glare. It enhances the design on the coin, displaying it in all its glory.

Proof American Gold Eagle Coins

The collectible Proof Gold-Eagle coin is one of the most beautiful American Gold coins in the world. American Gold Eagle Proof coins are struck multiple times on specially prepared planchets to provide a unique finish that appeals to collectors. The dies used in this process give the Gold coins a mirrorlike appearance, with the coin's device appearing to float over the liquid of the field, giving it a stunning finish that makes the Proof Gold Eagles sparkle and shine. Collectors often favor this version of a Gold Eagle coin because of its exceptional finish and collectibility.

Golden Eagle Coins for Sale at APMEX

If you need assistance in purchasing U.S. Gold coins, or if you should have any issue placing an order for Gold Eagles on APMEX.com, we are eager to assist you. Our team of highly trained customer service associates can answer any questions on American Gold coins, and can be reached by email or telephone, please call (800) 375-9006 or email service@APMEX.com. You can also sell Gold to APMEX by calling our Purchasing team at (800) 514-6318 to speak to one of our representatives or learn more about how to sell Gold to APMEX.

APMEX Customer Reviews

For 20 years, APMEX has provided customers with an easy shopping experience they can trust. We pride ourselves on transparency and consider every customer review to be valuable feedback. Please take a moment to read our reviews from valued customers on American Eagle Gold coins and more. We welcome and encourage feedback – each review allows us to improve your Precious Metals buying experience.

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