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1/2 oz. Gold American Eagle Type 2 Coin

2022 1/2oz Gold American Eagle Reverse
2022 1/2 oz Gold American Eagle Coin Obverse
2022 1/2oz Gold American Eagle Reverse
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as low as $1,286.94

Featuring a new “Type 2” reverse design and a U.S. government guarantee for its gold content, weight, and purity, the 1/2 oz. Gold American Eagle is one of the best-selling gold bullion coins in the world and a powerful diversifier for any portfolio.

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Buy 1/2 oz. Gold American Eagle Type 2 Coins

The Gold American Eagle coin, or “Gold Eagle,” is recognized around the world for its beauty and official U.S. legal-tender status. Struck from 22-karat gold mined in the United States, the Gold American Eagle coin is backed by a U.S. government guarantee for its weight, gold content, and purity. In addition, this coin is sought out by gold buyers for its historical significance and reputation as a hedge against market volatility.

Why Buy 1/2 oz. Gold American Eagle Type 2 Coins?

Go nearly anywhere that gold is bought and sold, and you will find the Gold American Eagle. Incredibly easy to buy and sell, Gold American Eagle coins are among the top ways Americans choose to own, store, and pass on personal wealth. Gold has also historically been seen as a powerful hedge against market factors like economic turbulence, geopolitical uncertainty, and inflation.

As important as it may be diversify your portfolio and reduce your overall risk exposure, it may be equally important to select the right assets for your unique diversification strategy. Gold is a tangible form of wealth with a proven history of long-term growth and portfolio diversification.

1/2 oz. Gold American Eagle Type 2 Specifications

  • Year: Varied
  • Denomination: $25 (USD)
  • Condition: Brilliant Uncirculated
  • Grading Service: NA
  • Metal Content: 1/2 troy oz.
  • Purity: .9167 (22k)
  • Mint Mark: Not Shown (West Point)
  • Mint Facility/Manufacturer: U.S. Mint
  • Issuing Country: United States
  • Diameter: 27 mm
  • Thickness: 2.24 mm
  • Obverse Designer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens
  • Reverse Designer: Jennie Norris

A History of the 1/2 oz. Gold Eagle Type 2 Coin

By the mid-1980s, there was a call for Americans to once again be allowed to purchase freshly struck, government-guaranteed precious metals. In years past, South Africa, Canada, and other nations had already begun issuing their own gold bullion coins. And so Congress passed the Gold Bullion Act of 1985, which was then signed into law by President Ronald Reagan. The following year, the first Gold American Eagle coins were released to the public, allowing Americans to diversify their portfolios with all-new U.S.-backed, 22-karat gold. The Gold American Eagle was issued in four denominations—one-ounce, half-ounce, quarter-ounce, and tenth-ounce—and quickly dominated the world gold market, becoming one of the top gold bullion coin series in the world.

35 years later, in mid-2021, the United States Mint updated the reverse (back or “tails”) of the Gold American Eagle with a new “Type 2” design, ushering in a new era of American gold ownership.

The 1/2 oz. Gold American Eagle Type 2 Coin Design

The Obverse Gold Eagle Design: Lady Liberty

There is one American gold coin design that is said to stand head and shoulders above all others: the 1907 $20 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle gold coin, which featured a stunning image of Lady Liberty standing before the Capitol with a torch in one hand and an olive branch in the other.

When it came time to release the new Gold American Eagle coin in 1986 mint officials knew it was time to introduce a new generation of gold owners to this beloved design, which was originally struck from 1907 to 1933. It has remained the obverse design of the Gold American Eagle coin since its inception in 1986.

The Reverse Gold Eagle Type 2 Design: Eagle Profile

In 2021, the U.S. Mint celebrated the 35th anniversary of the Gold American Eagle by updating its design and introducing an all-new “Type 2” reverse. Designed by Jennie Norris, the Type 2 Gold American Eagle reverse features an intricate close-up portrait of a fierce bald eagle. Showcasing the fine detail made possible by today’s minting technology, the design is as powerful as it is beautiful.

1/2 oz. Gold American Eagle Type 2 Coins Are IRA-Approved Gold Coins

According to the Internal Revenue Code, only a select number of precious metals products are eligible for inclusion in an Individual Retirement Account (IRA). The 1/2 oz. Gold American Eagle is one of those coins.

For generations, Americans have been using gold as a way to add protection to their portfolio and preserve their wealth. With a precious metals IRA, the power of precious metals is combined with the benefits and peace of mind offered by IRAs. To learn how you can add Gold American Eagles to your retirement portfolio, speak with a U.S. Money Reserve IRA Account Executive today.

How Much Do 1/2 oz. Gold American Eagle Type 2 Coins Cost?

The price of 1/2 oz. Gold American Eagles may change daily based on multiple factors. Largely, the price of any gold bullion coin is tied to its weight in gold (in this case, 1/2 oz.). In addition, market factors such as supply and demand may affect prices, as well as economic or geopolitical conditions that may be expected to impact supply or demand in the near future.

Where Can I Buy 1/2 oz. Gold American Eagle Type 2 Coins?

The Gold American Eagle is available through the U.S. Money Reserve website, or by calling your dedicated U.S. Money Reserve Account Executive. As America’s Gold Authority®, U.S. Money Reserve offers multiple denominations of Gold American Eagle coins, as well as certified and exclusive gold coins. American Eagle Bullion Coins are not available directly from the U.S. Mint.

The Gold American Eagle coin has a rich history of diversifying portfolios, working as a hedge against market uncertainty, and functioning as a form of generational wealth. Few other gold bullion coins compare to the Gold American Eagle. Discover its beauty and diversifying power for yourself by calling U.S. Money Reserve today.

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