About the 1986 $50 Gold American Eagle
Experience the pleasure of owning the very first Gold American Eagle in the series. This 1 oz. gold bullion coin was the first gold coin issued by the U.S. Mint since the Great Depression, ending a decades-long moratorium on gold ownership. This coin is .9167 fine gold, and carries a symbolic denomination of $50.
On the obverse, you'll find Augustus St. Gauden's Lady Liberty, first featured on the original Gold Eagles in the earliest part of the 20th century. On the reverse, you'll find Miley Busiek's eagle family design, featuring a male eagle returning to his mate and their young.
What makes this coin a good buy?
The American Gold Eagle has captured the imagination of collectors around the world. This one comes to you in brilliant uncirculated mint condition, the most sought-after grade. Thus, you are making an investment both into the potential future numismatic value of this coin, and the gold itself.
As the official bullion coin of the United States, Gold Eagles are backed and guaranteed by the government. Their weight, purity, and veracity are all spoken for. Thus, this is also one of the safest ways to invest in gold. Bring yours home today, and feel confident you've made the right choice.