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  • Gold £1,903.00 oz 1.61%
  • Silver £24.75 oz 5.52%
  • Platinum £871.15 oz 2.23%
Gold 1.61%
£1,903.00 oz
Silver 5.52%
£24.75 oz
Platinum 2.23%
£871.15 oz
Gold 1.61%
£1,903.00 oz
Silver 5.52%
£24.75 oz
Platinum 2.23%
£24.75 oz

American Gold Coins

US Gold Eagle Coins

Originally the $2.5 and $5 Gold coins were intended to have the same design as the US double eagles. President Roosevelt played a part in the design process of the Gold Indian Head Eagles, his designer friend suggested coins should have a flat plane which will help them stack evenly

The $2.5 and $5 designs, therefore, were to have impressed rather than raised designs. This design feature is rare to see on coins and was chosen at the time due to its practicality for businesses as well as being a novelty and being visually appealing too

Capped Bust Turban Head Eagle coins

1795 - 1804 Eagles

Capped Bust

Capped Bust eagles are also known as Turban Head eagles due to the incorrect interpretation of Liberty’s cap. These were the first Gold coins struck by the US Mint

Gold Liberty Head Eagle coins

1839 - 1908 Eagles

Liberty Heads

Liberty Head Gold Eagles, a popular type that had their volume of coins slashed by the executive order which saw hoarding of Gold coins prohibited in the US in 1933

Gold Indian Head Eagles

1908 - 1929 Eagles

Indian Heads

Indian Head Eagles are popular and represent an evolution in American Gold coinage. This modernised and popular design remains in high demand to this day

1907 - 1933 Double Eagles

Double Eagles

Gold Double Eagle coins contain double the Gold content of a standard Eagle, hence the name. These coins remain a popular large historic Gold coin at a low premium


Why Collect precious metals coins?

Precious metals are immune from the impacts of currency depreciation and so their prices rise as pounds become worth less over time


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