American Eagle

Beginning in 1986, the United States Mint issued a series of one-ounce, half-ounce, quarter-ounce, and tenth-ounce gold bullion coins as well as a one-ounce silver bullion coin. The Gold Eagle coins are 22-karat or 0.9167 fine and carry nominal face values of $50, $20, $10, and $5, respectively. The Silver Eagle coin is 0.999 fine and has a $1 face value. In 2007, the United States also began issuing a 24-karat gold coin called the Buffalo.

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