History of Gold American Eagle Coins
Since its introduction in 1986, American Eagle coins have been in high demand. Gold Eagles are a unique piece of history, as they showcase a timeless design featuring American symbols of freedom and patriotism. The Gold Eagle is also available in various sizes. Fractional Gold Eagles make purchasing this popular coin easy, featuring the same classic design at a lower price point. Because American Eagles are favored by investors and numismatic collectors alike, these Gold coins are among the most popular from the U.S. Mint.
Design of the 2020 Gold American Eagle Coins
The obverse of the 2020 Gold Eagle is adapted from Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ famed Gold Double Eagle design of 1907, often regarded as the most beautiful design in American coinage. The design features Lady Liberty walking confidently against the sun’s rays, carrying a torch and an olive branch. The reverse of the coin is equally stunning, featuring a male eagle carrying an olive branch while flying above a nest containing a female eagle and her hatchlings. This design highlights the strength and importance of American families.