American Gold Eagle 1/2 oz 2018
Condition – Investment Grade
The American Gold Eagle 1/2 oz 2018 is a popular gold bullion choice worldwide. In 1986, the United States Mint introduced the American Gold Eagle series in four sizes (1 oz, ½ oz, ¼ oz and 1/10 oz). From 1986 through 1991 the US Mint dated these coins using Roman Numerals. Beginning in 1992 they have used traditional Arabic Numerals.
On the front of the coin is a depiction of Liberty taken from the famous $20 gold piece (1907-1933) designed by Augustus Saint-Gaudens.
The back features a family of eagles and includes United States of America, E Pluribus Unum, In God We Trust, weight (1/2 oz fine gold) and its symbolic legal tender value ($25).
Because of its popularity the US Mint produces quantities of the American Gold Eagle 1/2 oz 2018 each year – all closely follow the price of gold.
Reasons for its popularity include: (1) The American Gold Eagle 1/2 oz 2018 appeals to a worldwide audience because of its low premium. It is also a popular choice for Individual Retirement Accounts. (2) The American Gold Eagle 1/2 oz 2018 is easy to buy and sell because dealers worldwide post daily buy and sell prices. (3) The American Gold Eagle 1/2 oz 2018 contains one half ounce of the gold so valuation is simple. (4) The US Mint places 40 of these gold coins in a plastic tube which allows for easy storage. (5) This coin also has a following in the “survival” community. Those who want a real US gold legal tender coin of smaller denomination for daily needs in case of emergency.
The US Gold Eagle 1 oz 2018 has no dealer reporting requirement (Federal Form 1099B) when you buy or sell.
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