The U.S. Mint reported sales of 4,000 one ounce American Gold Eagle coins in June, down 93.6% from June 2016 sales of 62,500.
In June, the U.S. Mint sold a total of 24,000 American Gold Eagle coins in 1/10, 1/4, 1/2 and one ounces denominations, totaling 6,000 ounces, down from 145,500 American Gold Eagle coins totaling 73,500 ounces in June 2016.
The US Mint sold NO 1/4 or 1/2 American Gold Eagles coins in June.
Description: Obverse: the front of this coins shows Lady Liberty with long hair walking and holding a lit lantern in one hand and an olive branch in the other. Reverse:the back shows an eage aloft clutching an olive branch above a nest, with “E Pluribus Unum” “In God We Trust” “1 oz fine gold” “50 Dollars” Composition/Weight: (33.931 grams) .9167 gold,.03 silver .0533 copper (net weight 1 oz. gold)(22K) Face value: $50 Designers: Augustus Saint-Gaudens (obverse) Miley Busiek (reverse) Mint Locations:Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; West Point, New York Years Minted: 1986-present
The American Gold Eagle is minted at the West Point, New York mint which operates primarily to produce American Silver and Gold Eagle and American Buffalo coins.
The design of the American Gold Eagle coin originally appeared in 1907 on the United States $20 gold coin, or double eagle. U.S. Double eagles were minted from 1907-1933.
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U.S. Mint sales data – USMINT.gov
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