The Gold American Eagle is the official gold bullion product of the United States. First struck in 1986, the Gold Eagle is reintroduces one of the finest designs to ever grace the surface of an American coin. Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ 1907 Gold Double Eagle design inspired a Golden Age of American coinage, and his depiction of Lady Liberty is revived on the obverse side of this coin. Today, you can purchase a brand-new 2015 1 oz. Gold American Eagle from Silver.com as part of the 1st Day, First-10 Box series from the United States Mint.
Each 1 oz. Gold American Eagle available through this product listing has a perfect Mint State 70 grade from the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation. The world’s coin grading services, like the NGC, use the Sheldon numeric scale to grade coins. A 70 is the highest grade any coin can receive, and indicates a coin with its full, original luster and sharp, attractive strike for the date and mint. You’ll find no contact marks, flaws, or blemishes of any kind on these coins.
If that wasn’t enough to make these coins rare, their inclusion in the 1st Day, First-10 Box series from the US Mint enhances their value and rarity. Not only were these 1 oz. Gold American Eagles struck during the first day of production, they were also packaged and shipped from the United States Mint in the first 10 boxes to leave the facility on the first day of issue. An NGC label is included inside the sealed packaging of each coin, identifying it as a 1st Day of Issue, First-10 Box coin.
As mentioned, Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ image of Lady Liberty is featured on the obverse side of this coin, along with the word “Liberty,” 50 stars encircling her image, and the mint date. The reverse bears Miley Busiek’s depiction of a family of bald eagles, as well as the coin’s identifying features.
The United States Mint produces the majority of its Gold American Eagle coins at the West Point Mint facility. All Gold American Eagle coins are struck using .9167 gold, and the 1 oz. coin carries a face value of $50.
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