Want to own 1/2 troy ounce of pure gold? These coins are made of. 9167 pure gold, with a weight of half-a-Troy-ounce and were first released to the public in 1986. They are guaranteed by the U. Government to contain the stated quality and weight of gold in troy ounces. By law, the gold must come from sources in America, alloyed with silver and copper to produce a coin which is more resistant to wear. The obverse of the coin features a design inspired by Augustus Saint-Gaudens iconic 1907 Liberty, shown standing in front of a rising sun. Liberty holds a torch overhead in her right hand and an olive branch in her left hand, representing enlightenment and peace respectively. On the bottom left of the coin, a representation of the capitol buildings is shown, in addition to the word LIBERTY, which is engraved around the top of the obverse design. The reverse of the coin showcases a design by sculptor Miley Tucker-Frost (formerly Busiek), featuring an American bald eagle clasping an olive branch, returning to his family in their nest. The lettering UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, IN GOD WE TRUST, ½. OZ FINE GOLD 25 DOLLARS, and “E PLURIBUS UNUM” are also inscribed. Tucker-Frosts original sculpture was named after Reagans 1980 Republican convention speech in which he used the phrase Together, a new beginning. Having first been chosen as the official commemorative artwork of Reagans inauguration, and after a lot of lobbying, a coin was struck using the design. Mint, which has been striking and distributing precious metal, collectible coins and national medals since its foundation in 1792. Purity: 22 Karat /. Weight: 1/2 troy oz. Thickness: 2.24 mm. Random years; based on availability. Based on the iconic 1907 Augustus Saint-Gauden design. Quality, weight, purity guaranteed by the U. Eligible for self-directed IRA. The item “1/2 oz $25 Gold American Eagle Coin (Date Varies)” is in sale since Friday, February 10, 2017. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Bullion\Gold\Coins”. The seller is “usgoldbureau” and is located in Austin, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Weight: 1/2 oz
- Total Precious Metal Content: 1/2 oz
- Precious Metal Content per Unit: 1/2 oz
- Shape: Coin
- Metal Type: Gold
- Material: Gold
- Composition: Gold