Both the Gold Indian Eagle’s obverse and reverse were designed by legendary sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens who’s work has appeared on some of the most beautiful coins in history. Also appearing on the obverse are the inscriptions, “LIBERTY” across the band of the headdress, the year of mintage below the portrait, and 13 stars representing the original 13 colonies. On the edge of the coins there were originally forty-six stars, one for each State at the time, and after the admission of New Mexico and Arizona as states in 1912, the number of stars on the edge was increased to 48. Another change to the coin’s design happened in mid-1908 when the motto “IN GOD WE TRUST” was added to the reverse side following public outrage that it was missing from the original issue. On the “No Motto” pieces struck at the Denver Mint in 1908, the mint mark “D” appears above the leaves near the eagle’s feet on the reverse, however on the pieces with motto struck both at Denver (D) and at San Francisco (S) beginning in 1908, the mint mark appears to the left of the arrowheads. Philadelphia mint do not contain a mint mark at all. The composition of these Indian Gold Eagle coins is 90% gold and 10% copper, each coin containing approximately 0.48375 troy oz of pure gold. The coin pictured is an example of the quality of the coin you will receive, not the exact coin. The coin(s) you receive will be chosen at random from available inventory. Pre-1933 Gold Coins are highly sought after for their historical significance as well as their beauty. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 6102 forbidding the hoarding of gold coin, gold bullion, and gold certificates within the continental United States. The order was issued a month after Presidential Proclamation 2039 that forbid the hoarding of gold or silver coin or bullion under penalty of fine and/or imprisonment up to ten years! Thereafter, the Gold Reserve Act of 1939 codified Roosevelt’s order and it imposed new civil penalties; many individuals were in fact prosecuted for possession of gold under these laws. As a result, vast quantities of gold coins were turned in, taken out of circulation, and melted. Jewelry Grade coins may show some wear, signs of cleaning or previous use in jewelry. Based in sunny southern California, we are one of the largest, fastest, most trusted online precious metals suppliers in the United States offering a huge selection of gold, silver, platinum, palladium, and copper bullion products as well as coin collecting supplies and storage. Gold and Silver in any form coins, rounds, bars, etc. Also, any items that are NOT gold, silver, or Numismatic coins are taxable regardless of the order total. Gold Coins & Bars. 90% Silver Half Dollars. The item “$10 Indian Eagle Gold Coin Jewelry Grade (Random Year)” is in sale since Tuesday, September 29, 2015. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Bullion\Gold\Coins”. The seller is “bgasc” and is located in Calabasas, California. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Coin: US Pre-1933 Gold Bullion
- Precious Metal Content: 0.48
- Certification: Uncertified
- Grade: Jewelry
- Year: Random 1807-1933
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States