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2018 1/4 oz. Gold American Eagle MS-70 (PCGS First Strike Label)

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Now is your chance to own what many call the most beautiful coin ever struck in perfect condition! Featuring the ultimate combination of security and beauty, the 2018 1/4 oz. Gold American Eagle MS-70 (PCGS First Strike Label) is an impressive addition for any gold owner’s portfolio.

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Buy PCGS Certified 1/4 oz. Gold American Eagles

Looking for a gold coin distinguished by its beauty and significance? Then you want the 1/4 oz. Gold American Eagle MS-70 with the PCGS First Strike Label. From the artwork it proudly exhibits to the fine gold comprising it, this certified gold coin deserves your attention—and a place in your precious metals portfolio.

Look close and you will see two aspects of the PCGS Certified 1/4 oz. Gold American Eagle Coin that distinguishes it.

The first aspect has to do with PCGS, which stands for Professional Coin Grading Service. Established in 1986, PCGS represents the industry standard for third-party coin certification. The PCGS “first strike” or “FS” designation signals a coin’s position in the year’s production run, and PCGS-certified 1/4 oz. Gold American Eagle Coins are from the earliest production run for its year of issue. For example, coins with a 2018 first strike label from PCGS were shipped from the U.S. Mint within the first 30 days of their release. If being ahead of the pack matters to you, consider PCGS FS Gold Eagle Coins.

The second aspect concerns the coin's condition and grade. The “MS” in MS-70 stands for “Mint State.” This is a highly sought-after condition only awarded to coins that are in pristine shape. MS-70 FS Gold Eagles bear no signs of wear. They are carefully preserved in sonically sealed plastic cases to retain their immaculate condition. Perfection is difficult to come by in today’s world. But if you seek it in your coins, then look for the MS-70 grade.

Why Buy 1/4 oz. MS-70 FS Gold Eagles?

With all that it brings to the table, the 1/4 oz. Gold American Eagle MS-70 Coin is an extraordinary financial and visual specimen!

Credit the craftwork and care that goes into minting such pieces, but also look to Augustus Saint-Gaudens and Miley Busiek, whose artwork adorns the coin. The designs are majestic, patriotic renderings that can be appreciated by all generations.

Another benefit to the 1/4 oz. Gold American Eagle MS-70 Coin—shared by other fractional weight coins—is its financial flexibility. Gold coin buyers tend to appreciate the opportunity to add prestigious coins to their portfolios. Fractional weights make that an affordable possibility.

Plus, due to their grading and rarity, certified gold coins like PCGS First Strike 1/4 oz. Gold Eagles could achieve greater potential when held for longer periods. By nature, their scarcity allows for increased potential—potential you can purchase today!

2018 1/4 oz. Gold Eagle MS-70 Specifications

  • Year: 2018
  • Denomination: $10 (USD)
  • Condition: MS-70, Brilliant Uncirculated
  • Grading Service: PCGS
  • Metal Content: 1/4 troy oz.
  • Purity: .9167 Gold (22k)
  • Mint Mark: Not Shown (West Point)
  • Mint Facility/Manufacturer: West Point
  • Issuing Country: United States
  • Diameter: 22 mm
  • Thickness: 1.83 mm
  • Obverse Designer: Miley Busiek
  • Reverse Designer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens

History of the 2018 1/4 oz. Gold American Eagle MS-70

The Gold Bullion Act of 1985 authorized the minting of American Eagle Coins, including the 1/4 oz. Gold American Eagle. In 1986, the U.S. Mint began producing a family of 22-karat gold coins in one-half, one-quarter, and one-tenth denominations. The Gold Bullion Act outlined every detail, from coin design to diameter.

Gold American Eagles have long been one of America's favorite coins. What makes these 1/4 oz. Gold Eagles special, though, is that they're graded by the Professional Coin Grading Service and among the earliest gold coins released in 2018. They stand apart from other Gold Eagles thanks to their perfect grade and coveted PCGS First Strike label. Availability is extremely limited.

The 2018 1/4 oz. Gold American Eagle MS-70 Design

The Obverse Gold Eagle Design: Lady Liberty

Artist Augustus Saint-Gaudens received a challenge from no less an authority than the president of the United States, Teddy Roosevelt, to help create a U.S. coin reminiscent of the Greek and Roman coins of ages past. Saint-Gaudens did not disappoint, creating the immediately iconic Lady Liberty. His masterpiece was used on the Gold Double Eagle from 1907 to 1933, then resurrected for use on the obverse side of the 1/4 oz. Gold American Eagle MS-70 Coin available here.

Lady Liberty marches proudly toward the coin viewer. Her depiction evokes the prestige and stature Augustus Saint-Gaudens set out to achieve: the imagery—including the sun rays and stars—favor that of the Greek and Roman coins from centuries ago. Its issue year and the word “LIBERTY” also appears on the obverse.

The Reverse Gold Eagle Design: Eagle Family

Miley Busiek’s design of an eagle, its wings spread in equal parts powerful flight and protection, conveys how the magisterial bird came to symbolize our nation. It’s this image that makes the reverse side of the 1/4 oz. Gold American Eagle MS-70 Coin as remarkable as it is. In bold lettering at the top are the words “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.” In a semi-circle along the bottom are the words “1/4 OZ. FINE GOLD ~ 10 DOLLARS.” The phrases “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and “IN GOD WE TRUST” appear on either side of the eagles.

How Much Do 1/4 oz. Gold American Eagle MS-70 Coins Cost?

2018 1/4 oz. Gold Eagle MS-70 Coins aren't like other gold coins. MS-70 FS Gold Eagles are certified gold coins. Certified gold coin prices are based on a coin's numismatic upside potential and the spot price of gold.

Certified coins are evaluated and graded for their condition and rarity by a third-party grading service—in this case, PCGS. The higher the grade, the more perfect the coin. A coin graded MS-70 is the finest quality available. It is fully struck and lustrous, with no visual marks under 5x magnification. A U.S. Money Reserve Account Executive is available for you today with more information on certified coin pricing.

Where Can I Buy First Strike 2018 1/4 oz. Gold American Eagles?

First Strike 2018 1/4 oz. Gold American Eagle Coins are available online or over the phone from the U.S. Money Reserve. Their purity and resilience make these coins a great addition to precious metals strategies or for buyers to display. Buy 1/4 oz. Gold American Eagle MS-70 Coins online or over the phone from America's Gold Authority®, U.S. Money Reserve!

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