American Eagle 1/2oz Gold Coin 2018
|Purity:||917 / 1000|
|Mint:||United States Mint|
|Tax:||Taxfree acc. to §25c UStG|
The American Eagle ½ oz gold coin for 2018 has arrived. Struck from 91.67% pure gold, the American Eagle is the flagship product of the US Mint and one of the most popular bullion coins in the world.
The American Eagle gold coin was introduced in 1986 and depicts the iconic image of Lady Liberty that first appeared on the famous $20 Saint-Gaudens gold coin, which was minted from 1907-1933.
The American Eagle is available in the traditional weights of 1 oz, ½ oz, ¼ oz and 1/10 oz. The alloy consists of 91.67% gold, 3% silver and 5.33% copper. This unique alloy gives the coin a bright shiny appearance.
Weight: 0.5 troy ounce
Diameter: 27 mm
Purity: .9167 Gold
Nominal Value: 25 Dollars
The motif side of the coin depicts a rendition of sculptor Augustus Saint Gaudens profile of Lady Liberty with flowing hair. She carries a torch in her right hand and an olive branch in her left hand. Above Lady Liberty is the inscription “LIBERTY”. The date of issue “2018” can be seen to the right of the motif. The background consists of fine lines that represent sun rays.
The value side features a male eagle in flight carrying an olive branch. Also depicted is a female eagle in her nest protecting an eaglet. The design was created by Miley Busiek. The engravings around the outer edge read “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and ½ OZ. FINE GOLD - 25 DOLLARS”
Manufacturer: US Mint
Country of origin: United States of America
Fineness: 916.67 / 1000
Alloy: Gold, Copper, Silver
Scratch resistance: Good