American Gold Eagle 1/2 oz 2021 Type 2
Brilliant Uncirculated Condition
The American Gold Eagle 1/2 oz 2021 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 used Roman Numerals to date the coins. In 1992 they began using traditional Arabic Numerals.
The front of the coin features Liberty, the depiction 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 their popularity the US Mint produces large quantities of these 1/2 oz gold coins year – all of which closely follow the price of gold.
Other reasons for popularity are: (1) The American Gold Eagle 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 2021 is easy to buy and sell because dealers worldwide post daily buy and sell prices. (3) The American Gold Eagle 1/2 oz 2021 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 Series has no dealer reporting requirement (Federal Form 1099B) when you buy or sell.
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