This 1986 ½ ounce American Gold Eagle NGC MS69 coin is the first edition of the famous American eagle ½ oz gold coin and may be highly collectible. American Eagles are one of the most widely recognized and popular gold coins in the world and these coins are highly symbolic of American ideals. The ½ oz weight may makes these coins more affordable for smaller collectors and investors who wish to own a graded, original series Gold Eagle coin.
- Only 599,566 ½ oz American gold eagles minted in 1986.
- Contains ½ troy ounce of .9167 percent fine gold.
- Original year of series.
- Highly collectible.
- Famous Liberty design.
- MS69 grade.
- $25 face value.
The American Gold Eagle is the official gold bullion coin of the United States. The American Gold Eagle is extremely popular and is coveted by both investors and collectors all over the world.
This ½ oz gold coin features the famous Liberty design by Augustus Saint-Gaudens on its obverse. This design exemplifies freedom and shows Lady Liberty standing at attention with torch and olive branch. The rays of the sun at her back and the inscription “LIBERTY” is featured along the top rim.
The coin’s reverse features the famous eagle over nest design by Miley Busiek. Also considered to be highly symbolic, this design displays a male eagle flying over nest containing female eagle and hatchling. The reverse features several inscriptions as well including “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, E PLURIBUS UNUM, IN GOD WE TRUST” and the coin’s weight and face value.
Having achieved a grade of MS69 by NGC, these gold coins have been put through and extremely intensive grading process. This grade means the coin is in near-perfect condition with very minimal flaws or imperfections. Not only has the coin’s physical condition been examined, but the coin’s gold content and purity have also been verified.
Following the grading process, the coins are placed in a protective slab to help maintain their condition for many years to come.
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