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The U.S. Mint does not sell its bullion coins directly to the public. Instead, they distribute their coins to only a handful of authorized purchasers who then sell the coins to the public. As one of these authorized purchasers, APMEX is able to get coins direct from the U.S. Mint and pass them along to you.
- Est. mintage of 200,000 coins.
- Contains 1 oz actual Gold weight.
- Multiples of 20 are packaged in mint tubes. Multiples of 500 are packaged in “Monster Boxes.” All other coins will be in protective packaging.
- Eligible for Precious Metals IRAs.
- Obverse: Adapted from Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ famed Gold Double Eagle design, which features Lady Liberty walking confidently against the sun’s rays.
- Reverse: Designed by Miley Busiek showing 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 Gold Eagle into fine jewelry.
Containing a full ounce of Gold and featuring iconic designs, it is easy to see why the Gold American Eagle is the most popular Gold coin in the United States. Add this 2018 1 oz Gold Eagle to your cart today!
Add 2018 1 oz Gold American Eagle Coins to a Precious Metals IRAMany investors add Gold American Eagle coins to their Precious Metals IRA. In order to start a Precious Metals IRA, you need to first set up a custodian account, which APMEX can help you with. After you make that simple phone call, you can begin purchasing Gold American Eagles as well as other qualifying Precious Metals products, which can be shipped directly to your account. IRS guidelines state that Gold coins must be at least .995 fine to qualify for inclusion in Precious Metals IRAs, but an exception is made for the Gold American Eagle. Once your Gold American Eagles and other Precious Metal items are in an IRA, any gains they accrue is tax-free, just as with any standard IRA. Further, as with any IRA, when you are ready to remove assets you will want to consult your tax adviser about any taxes owed.
Discover Easy Storage Options for Your Gold American EaglesMany investors rely on Gold American Eagles as a cornerstone of their investment portfolio. Protect your Gold American Eagles coins, and any other Precious Metals products you purchase, with the convenient, high-security storage available from Citadel Global Depository Services, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of APMEX that provides maximum security. These American Gold Buffalos, and other bullion coins, can be shipped to your home or directly from our vault to Citadel. Citadel holds your exact personal items for you, not equivalent pieces, giving you the security of knowing precisely what you own rather than a general investment. Track your portfolio of American Gold coins with Citadel’s inventory page and rest assured in the knowledge that your bullion stored with Citadel is protected against theft, damage and physical loss.
The Gold American Eagles are in high demand every year for its beauty and quality.
Searching for other gold coins to invest in? Consider the Gold American Buffalo, which also contains 1 oz of fine gold.
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