About 2018 $5 Gold Eagles
At 1/10 of an ounce, the $5 face-value Gold Eagle is the smallest weight of gold you can purchase. The 22 karat gold content of this coin is backed by the United States government, as this is one of the country's official gold bullion coins.
You'll cherish the beauty of this coin with its inspirational Lady Liberty with olive branch obverse and a bald eagle family on the reverse. Both designs are replicas of the original Gold Eagles crafted by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, discontinued in the Great Depression.
What makes this coin a good buy?
Small denominations of gold like this one are very easy to buy and sell, and are outstanding when you only want to unload a small portion of your portfolio. Every investor should consider having several different gold weights they can make use of at need.
Since their introduction in 1986 the Gold Eagles have captured the hearts and imaginations of collectors around the world. Your mint condition Gold Eagle could attain a numismatic value far in excess of the weight of the gold within, if it's kept in the same condition. Thus, it offers an affordable, low-risk investment with the potential for great gains.