Buy 1/4 oz Gold American Eagle Coins
Buying gold in American 1/4 oz Gold Eagle Coins is a great way to own highly recognized quarter ounce fractional gold coins with a small premium over the world’s fluctuating spot gold price. This quarter ounce gold coin carries a legal tender face value of $10 USD yet 1/4 oz American Gold Eagle Coins are traded based on their overall 1/4 oz gold coin weight and overall gold bullion coin content.
The 22k American Gold Eagle Coin is the most popular modern gold bullion coin in overall sales volumes and also comes in 1 oz, 1/2 oz, and 1/10 oz sizes. Authorized by Congress via the Bullion Coin Act of 1985, the American Gold Eagle Coin has been minted by the US Mint since 1986.
Quarter ounce Gold American Eagle Coins are minted in 22 karat (.9167 fine) gold. These 22k gold coins are more durable and resistant to scratching and marring. The Gold American Eagle’s weight, gold bullion content, and 22k gold purity are all guaranteed by the Government of the United States of America.
The 1/4 oz American Gold Eagle Coin’s front or obverse features a throwback to the classic $20 Saint Gaudens’ gold coin design. This modern gold bullion coin depicts Lady Liberty who holds a torch and an olive branch with the U.S. Capitol Hill in the bottom left background. The quarter oz gold coin’s year of strike and the word ‘LIBERTY’ is also engraved on the front of this popular gold coin.
The 1/4 ounce Gold Eagle Coin’s back or reverse design is by Miley Busiek. Struck on the back of all quarter ounce Gold Eagle Coins is a large male eagle clutching an olive branch flying over a nest containing a female and baby eagle. The guaranteed overall gold content of the 22k gold coin, its legal tender face value, IN GOD WE TRUST and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA are all stamped on the backside of each 1/4 oz American Gold Eagle Coin and all other versions of this American Gold Eagle Coin.
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About the United States Mint (US Mint)
The US Mint (United States Mint) was established in 1792. It was originally located in Philadelphia, the then capital of the USA with its first Director the renowned scientist David Rittenhouse. The US Mint was placed under the Treasurer of the United States in 1981. Currently headquartered in Washington D.C., the US Mint operates manufacturing facilities in Philadelphia, Denver, San Francisco and West Point and a famed gold depository in Fort Knox, KY. Today, the US Mint produces all of US legal tender circulation and bullion coins solely for the Treasury's account.
Why buy 1/4 oz Gold Eagle Coins from 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 seek to make managing your tangible wealth both safe and easy.
You can sell or buy gold 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 has been proudly serving our customers since 1977.
- The 1/4 oz Gold Eagle Coin(s) you receive may not be in mint condition.
- The one quarter ounce Gold Eagle Coin(s) you receive may be from a different year’s mintage and the appearance may be slightly different from the one illustrated here.