$50 1 OZ American Gold Eagle
is based on a design introduced by the United States Mint in 1986. The US Gold Eagle is the is the number one gold bullion
coin choice among investors worldwide.
Its obverse side, which portrays Lady Liberty, is copied from the design of the famous twenty dollar Saint Gaudens gold coin commissioned by President Teddy Roosevelt.
The design on the reverse by Miley Busiek captures a bald eagle landing on a nest holding its family.
Gold Eagles are made only from twenty four carat gold mined in the United States plus small amounts of alloy to ensure minimal marring; the overall composition is twenty two
carat but each Eagle contains one full ounce of gold. The United States government guarantees gold content, weight, and purity.
The composition is as follows: 91.67% gold, 3% silver, 5.33% copper; gross weight: 1.0909 ounce; diameter: 1.287 inches; thickness: 0.113 inches.
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