The ¼ oz Gold American Eagle for 2017 is now in stock! The American Eagle gold coin is one of the most widely traded bullion coins in the world. The ¼ oz fractional size is ideal for first time gold buyers or for those investors or collectors who are looking to add to a current gold bullion portfolio.
One of the unique aspects of the American Eagle is that by law the gold content in the coin must be sourced from mines in the United States.
Weight, Size and Dimensions
The American Eagle coin series is 22k gold with a purity level of .9167 gold. The 22 karat alloy also consists of 5.33% copper and 3% silver. This alloy gives the American Eagle added durability and resistant to scratches. However, it is recommended to keep the American Eagle in its protective case to preserve the coins value.
The key dimensions of the ¼ oz Gold American Eagle for 2017 are listed below:
Weight: ¼ oz
Diameter: 22 mm
Thickness: 1.83 mm
Nominal Value: 10 USD
The front of the American Eagle features the famous image of “Lady Liberty” which first appeared on the $20 Gold Double Eagle coin in 1907. Lady Liberty is depicted holding a torch in her right hand and an oliver branch in her left hand. To the right of Lady Liberty the year “2017” is embossed.
The reverse side of the coin shows a male eagle flying towards his nest. Also displayed are a female eagle and her hatchlings. The design was created in 1986 by sculptor Miley Busiek. The engravings on the back side of the coin are as follows:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
E PLURIBUS UNUM
IN GOD WE TRUST
¼ OZ FINE GOLD
The American Eagle gold coin series is one of the most recognized brand name bullion coins in the world. They are therefore easy to buy and sell at most bullion dealers.
The series is available in 1 oz, ½ oz ¼ oz and 1/10 oz coin sizes. The beautifully designed coin comes in brilliant uncirculated condition. The American Eagle is suitable for both investors and collectors.
Manufacturer: United States Mint
Country of origin: United States of America
Karat: 22 K
Fineness: 916 ⅔ / 1000
Weights: 1/4 oz
Scratch resistance: good
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