1/2 oz Gold Eagle Coins as an Affordable Investment The U.S. Mint's 1/2 oz Gold Eagles combine the best aspects of collectibility and bullion investment appeal. These Gold coins offer all the appeal of larger Eagles at a lower price. This means more people can enjoy its widely popular design. American Eagles, including the 1/2 oz Gold coins, are eligible for Precious Metals IRAs. These Gold Eagles are available in Brilliant Uncirculated condition. Options for these American Eagle Gold coins include purchasing specific years or random years.
The Unique Design of Gold American Eagles The obverse of Gold American Eagle coins is adapted from Augustus Saint-Gaudens' famed Gold Double Eagle design of 1907, often regarded as the most beautiful design in American coinage. They also feature Lady Liberty walking confidently against the sun's rays, carrying a torch and an olive branch. The reverse is equally beautiful, showing a male bald eagle in flight carrying an olive branch to his nest, where a female awaits with her young.