About the 1988 $5 Gold American Eagle
This fractional gold bullion coin is one of the earliest in the Gold American Eagle series. The $5 symbolic face value denotes a coin containing 1/10 Troy oz. of .9167 pure gold, backed and guaranteed by the United States Government.
On the obverse you'll find Augustus Saint-Gauden's design of Lady Liberty. She holds an olive branch and a torch aloft as a rising sun blazes behind her. On the reverse, a Miley Busiek design of a male eagle returning to the next, holding an olive branch out for a female eagle.
What makes this coin a good buy?
Lower denomination bullion coins like this one are an accessible and exciting way to invest in precious metals. Well-loved collector's coins with unique features are an exciting way to perhaps gain value from the numismatics market. Thus, this coin has everything: it's hard money at a great price, and with real potential.
Yours will be shipped to you in brilliant uncirculated condition, the best money can buy. Keep it pristine and perfect and plan on holding it awhile. You never know how much value it may gain over time, but you do know one thing: it will never be worthless. The timeless value of gold remains, protecting your wealth no matter what.