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Favorite Gold Coins to Collect for Investment
By Charles Roman
Why Gold American Eagle Coins are Popular among Collectors:

Gold are a favorite of coin collectors with an eye toward investment. Not only are golden lovely to behold, but they also have a value that is guaranteed, due to their precious metal content. The value of gold is usually higher than the value of their weight in gold bullion, making them a better investment than the gold market alone.

Many countries produce gold for collectors or for commemorative purposes. These oftentimes emphasize unique aspects of the country’s culture. Australia reveres its national animal with the Gold Kangaroo, for example, while China has a Gold Panda with a lovely design that changes every year. Canada’s coin features a powerful national symbol with the golden Maple Leaf, and South Africa mints the Krugerrand. One of the world’s best selling coins, the Krugerrand features the South African national animal, the Springbok. Taking its place as one of the most popular gold among investors and collectors, however, is the American Gold Eagle. The American Gold Eagle stands out among other bullion because of its lovely design, and because its value is backed by the full strength of the United States government.

The Beauty of American Eagle Gold Coins:

The Gold Eagle features a representation of Lady Liberty striding with torch in hand through a field of light rays on its front side. This image is inspired by a golden coin designed by Augustus Saint-Gauden and minted from 1907 to 1933. The Augustus Saint-Gauden Double Eagle is widely considered to be one of the most

How counterfeiting could one day be irrevocably stifled by smartphone apps
Yesterday, the coin-collecting hobby got an update for the next generation: Lookzee. The app takes advantage of an iPhone?s camera to take an image of a collector?s coin, which is then cross-referenced against a database built from thousands of coins ...
Budget Coin Collecting: Finding Great Value at Major Sales
Fifty years ago, and there have been so many changes in the way the hobby and business has evolved. Standardized third-party grading, sight-unseen trades consummated electronically, population reports and auction data going back decades retrieved at the ...
Coin Collecting: Investors? Hobby With High Stakes
Numismatics: a hobby to some, a gamble to others and a serious investment to many collectors. The aim is the purchase of proof coins for pleasure and also a profit. The players range from small children hopeful of finding a 1913 Liberty head nickel in a ...
Cleveland man says coin collecting hobby is time well-spent
The hobby of coin collecting can be traced back as far as the Renaissance, when it became popular among some members of the wealthier class to present old and exotic coins to guests in the midst of festivals and other special occasions. For years, many ...
The Pawcatuck Coin Club: Members recount their passion
It can be easily stated that this is a group of passionate numismatists (those who study coins), committed to their hobby. For Scott Rottinghaus, an infectious disease doctor by profession, his coin-collecting hobby has permeated many facets of his life ...
Winona Coin Club has annual coin show on Sunday
Around that time is when Schneider picked up the coin collecting hobby himself. He said he was looking through change in pockets, coin jars and couch cushions, hoping he would find some of those pennies. Schneider said he enjoys coin collecting because of ...
A Tribute To Richard S. Yeoman,
Hobby pros are mourning the death earlier this month of Richard S. Yeoman, the author and creative genius who revolutionized coin collecting. Yeoman, a long-time Racine, Wis., resident, died while driving a car near his retirement home in Tucson ...
WHY COIN COLLECTING IS A FAVORITE PAST TIME
Coin collecting is a cherished hobby amongst collectors and often sparks many fond memories. Endless nights searching through sacks of coins and coin rolls in hopes of coming across a Wheat Penny, a Buffalo Nickel, or a Seated Liberty come to mind for some.

beautiful America has ever produced. On the flip side of the American Eagle gold is a nest full of bald eagles, the national bird of the United States. The nest represents the American dedication to unity and family. Furthermore, a special die is used when minting these coins, to bring the gold to an especially high shine and to make it easier to see small details in the design.

American Eagle Gold Coins have Guaranteed Value:

American Eagle gold are valuable not only for their lovely appearance, but also because they are the only bullion coin whose gold content is guaranteed by the United States government. Each American Gold Eagle is stamped with its exact gold weight, as well as its face value. They are minted from 22-karat gold, which by law must be pure gold bullion mined from within the United States. This guarantee of the authenticity of the precious metals used to make American Eagle gold is highly valuable to investors.

Buying American Eagle Gold Coins:

Golden American Eagles were first produced in 1985 and come in a variety of sizes and values, ranging from the 1/10th oz American Eagle coin with a face value of $5, all the way up to full ounce gold with a face value of $50. Remember that most gold are worth more than their legal tender amount. Although they re not available for purchase directly from the U.S. Mint, American Eagle can be commonly found for sale in coin shops, on the internet, by gold dealers, and at coin shows. There are also variations on the American Eagle that are minted from silver or platinum instead of gold.
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