Buy Gold Eagle Coins
American Eagle 1 oz Gold Coins are the most popular modern gold coins minted today. Gold Eagle Coins were authorized by the US Congress via the Bullion Coin Act of 1985, and first minted by the United States Mint in 1986. American Gold Eagle Coins quickly became an American classic. Like the Canadian Gold Maple Leaf Coin, the American Gold Eagle Coin is a top gold choice for gold bullion investors and gold coin collectors around the world.
The 1 oz Gold American Eagle Coin is minted in 22 karat gold (.9167 fine), making the Gold American Eagle Coin more durable and resistant to scratching and marring of its gold coin surface. The design of obverse side of the 1 oz Gold Eagle Coin is inspired by one of the United States of America's most beautiful old circulating gold coins, the Saint-Gaudens' $20 double eagle gold coin (minted in the USA from 1907 until the 1933 gold nationalization). On the reverse surface of this modern minted American Eagle Gold Bullion Coin, a male eagle carries an olive branch above a nesting female eagle and her hatchlings.
The Gold American Eagle Coin's weight, gold bullion content and 22k gold purity are guaranteed by the government of the United States. Both gold investors and gold coin collectors alike choose to buy the American Gold Eagle Coins for their stirringly beautiful and historic American imagery. As well, this 1 oz Gold Eagle Coin bears guaranteed inscriptions of troy ounce gold weight, legal tender face value, and the year of mintage.
The American eagle 1 oz gold coin continues to be one of the best gold coins to buy for this reason. If you decide to buy gold coins online, your choice of the Gold American Eagle Coin ensures your gold coins will be recognized by gold bullion dealers around the world. The Gold American Eagle Coin is also eligible to be held as part of your retirement savings, and can be part of your gold IRA or RSP investment strategy.
American Eagle Gold Coins also can be purchased in Kitco’s unique MintFirst™ format. Exclusive to Kitco, MintFirst™ Gold Eagle Coins come to you in the same impeccable and newly minted condition as they left the United States Mint. To see other formats and sizes available in American Gold Eagle Coins, browse our general American Gold Eagle Coin page.
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A single gold coin like the 1 oz gold American eagle is a wonderful gift for a grandchild, or for a young coin collector. Gold bullion coins can be a great gift for a wedding too. Help the newlyweds start their life together with a perfect present that will have everlasting value. Make this gold coin a special present by adding a wooden Volterra gift box. Other sizes of Gold Eagle Coins are also available for a gift to fit all budgets.
Our team of precious metals experts can help you buy the Gold American Eagle Coins you need, just call or email us today.
About the United States Mint
The United States Mint, established in 1792, was originally located in Philadelphia, the then capital of the USA. Its first Director was the renowned scientist David Rittenhouse. The Mint was placed under the Treasurer of the United States in 1981. Currently headquartered in Washington D.C., the Mint operates manufacturing facilities in Philadelphia, Denver, San Francisco and West Point and a famed depository at Fort Knox. Today, the US Mint produces all of Americans legal tender coins solely for the Treasury's account.
Why Choose Kitco?
Kitco is the trusted leader in the precious metals industry. Gold, silver and other precious metals sold by Kitco are recognized in bullion markets around the world. With our core focus on gold and silver bullion, you benefit from pricing and premiums that are highly competitive in the industry. At Kitco, we make it easy for you to manage your wealth. You can buy and sell your gold, silver and other precious metals using our convenient online store, or by contacting our team of highly trained precious metals specialists. Backed by our global information network, Kitco is proudly serving our customers since 1977.