American Gold Eagles
USD 457.63 – USD 1,824.64
Manufacturer: United States Mint
Tax Status: Gross Margin Scheme
Produced by the United States Mint. The coins are guaranteed by the U.S. government to contain the stated amount of actual gold weight in troy ounces. The gold must by law come from sources in America. In addition to gold, the coins have an additional alloy of silver and copper to produce a more wear-resistant coin. The obverse design features a figure of Lady Liberty with flowing hair, holding a torch in her right hand and an olive branch in her left, with the Capitol building in the left background. The reverse design features a male eagle carrying an olive branch flying above a nest containing a female eagle and her hatchlings.
American Gold Eagle 1997 – 0.25 troy oz (7.8 gram), American Gold Eagle 1990 – 1 troy oz (31.1 gram)