Historic Pre-1933 Gold
Each of these Gold coins survived the 1933 legislation from President Roosevelt that prohibited anyone from holding monetary Gold, ordering all Gold coins to be sent back to the Treasury. These surviving Gold coins are great collectible rare coins and are highly sought-after by collectors and investors all over the world because off their rarity and beauty.
These U.S. Gold coins date as far back as 1795, providing a glimpse into one of the first uses of U.S. coinage. They also come in a variety of denominations providing buyers with options that can work within their budget or their investment strategy. While denominations vary, each coin has seen an important part of history unfold whether through its design or the denomination itself. They include $1.00, $2.50, $5.00, $10 Gold coins and $20 Gold coins. These exceptionally rare coins give buyers several options and have outstanding value associated with each coin. The Gold Quarter Eagle and the Liberty Gold Double Eagle are popular choices, as are the Gold Half Eagle and the Saint-Gaudens Gold. No matter what denomination or design you seek, there is a Pre-1933 collectible Gold coin for you.
Pre-1933 Gold Coin Variety
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. He ordered all Gold coins be returned to the U.S. Treasury, where millions were melted into Gold and then cast into Gold bars. This was an unprecedented legislative act to help fight the Great Depression. By doing so, many collectible Gold coins
were affected and the course of history for monetary Gold was changed forever.
These federal government recalls and meltdowns made these 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 superb selection of these harder-to-find classic coins. The historical significance of these coins are vitally important and will provide diversity and significance to any investment or collection. These rare coins hold tremendous value and include popular Gold coins including Pre-1933 Gold Eagles, the Double Liberty Gold and the Gold Quarter Eagle.