The American Gold Eagle is the most popular United Stated Mint gold coin and the most widely traded gold bullion coin in the world. 1986 is the first annual production year after the Gold Bullion Act of 1985 established program. The gold selected for the Gold Eagle is sourced directly from the US with additional metal alloys for stability and strength. The American Gold Eagle is designed by Augustus Saint-Gauden. The obverse finds focal on Lady Liberty as she steps out from rays of sunshine. She holds up a torch in one arm, and an olive branch in the other. “LIBERTY” is inscribed within a ring of stars around the rim, along with the year of issue. The dates of this product will be random and may or may not include a variety. The reverse of the Gold Eagle coin shows a male bald eagle in flight carrying an olive branch to his nest where a female awaits with her young. The reverse is designed by Miley Busiek.
The Liberty Gold Double Eagle Coin Minted through 1907, the Liberty Double Eagle coin contains .9675 oz fine Gold, alloyed with Copper to improve its durability and wear characteristics. The design, introduced in 1850 by designer James Longacre, is one of the most iconic, easily recognizable images in numismatics. Due to the high value of U.S. $20 Gold coins, many were kept in limited circulation and stored away in vaults, making high-grade coins surprisingly attainable given their age. Due to their limited circulation use, the coins offered here will show the nearly full detail of this classic design.