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1999 1 oz Gold American Eagle Coins (BU)

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No single mintage year of the Gold American Eagle coin has ever surpassed that of 1999. Amidst a slowing American economy and concerns over both Y2K and the Dotcom bubble, demand for the Gold American Eagle coins hit all-time highs that have yet to be matched in more than 30 years of availability. Today, the 1999 1 oz Gold American Eagle Coin is available to you online at

Coin Highlights:

  • Ships to you in a protective flip.
  • Fourteenth release of the Gold American Eagle!
  • Mintage limited to 1,505,026 coins only!
  • Consists of One Troy ounce of actual gold content in BU condition.
  • Face value of $50 (USD) is fully backed by the US government.
  • Obverse features Lady Liberty.
  • Reverse includes the American bald eagle.

With the global economy in turmoil at the turn of the 20th century, the Gold American Eagle coin series surged to all-time highs across all four weights. While the 1999 1 oz Gold American Eagle coin set a new individual best with 1.505 million coins struck and sold, a record never matched since, that wasn’t the only record on the year.

The ½ oz coin and ¼ oz coin both set records for mintage as well. Most impressive though was the surge in demand for the 1/10 oz coin, which smashed sales records for any of the coins by reaching 2,750,338 coins sold. This wasn’t the first time the 1/10 oz outsold the 1 oz, but it was the greatest margin.

All 1999 1 oz Gold American Eagle Coins in this listing are in BU condition. Coins in BU condition have no signs of wear and tear, though you may notice a range of minor flaws such as breaks in the luster, spotted surfaces, and contact marks from the production process at the mint.

On the obverse of the 1999 1 oz Gold American Eagle coin you’ll find Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ depiction of Lady Liberty. Saint-Gaudens created his original Liberty design in 1907 for use on an ultra-high-relief coin, but the US Mint lacked that capability in the early 20th century. It would nonetheless go down as the nation’s greatest design of all time, anchoring the $20 Gold Double Eagle through 1933.

The reverse of the Gold American Eagle coin features a design created specifically for it and used exclusively on the Gold Eagle collection. Miley Busiek created a design that features an American bald eagle family in its nest, with a male flying overhead and a female guarding a group of hatchlings.

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Additional information

Weight 1.00000 oz

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Brand: US Mint

Condition: Brilliant Uncirculated

Mint: US Mint

Gold Content: 1 Troy Ounce

Thickness: 2.87 mm

Diameter: 32.7 mm

Purity: .9167 Fine Gold

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