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Unveiling the 2010 Proof American Eagle Gold Coins

The news most US Gold Coin collectors have been waiting for has finally broke out. The US Mint have announced that they are on course to offer the 2010 Proof Gold Eagle coins and the release date of the sought after coin collection is on October 7 2010. The history of the Proof Gold Eagle Coins came well back in 1986 when the United States started to strike gold and […]

2010 American Buffalo Gold Coins

The 24-karat 2010 American Buffalo Gold Coins were released on Thursday April 29, 2010, and was the 6th edition of the American Buffalo Gold Coins series after the series was officially authorized by the Public Law 109-145 on December 22, 2005. The bill was also famously known as the Presidential 41 Coin Act. The 2010 edition gold coins were offered by the United States Mint with the face value of […]

Liberty Head Dollar coin (Type 1 Gold dollar): 1849-1854

The gold dollar coin Type 1 Gold dollar or also known as Liberty Head Dollar, made its debut in 1849 and continued to be produced until 1854. Initially, US Mint has no interest of producing gold coin but 2 gold rushes that took place during that time had enticed US Mint into using gold in the country’s currency. Liberty Head Dollar started its circulation right after it was authorized by […]

Capped Bust to Left (1807-1812) – Half Eagle

John Reich started working at the United State Mint in the year 1807 as an engraver assistant, to Robert Scot. Reich’s early efforts planning American coins issued on that very same year, while his Capped Bust design appeared on half eagle in addition to the half dollar. The half eagle became the most significant gold coinage in period between 1800’s. In fact, between the periods of 1809 to 1820, wide-ranging, […]

Capped Bust to Right, Heraldic Eagle (1795-1807)

In the year 1797, Robert Scot designed a heraldic reverse shape of the half eagle as well as the eagle, a theme which would eventually be repeated on every U.S. coins excluding the half cent and the cent. (Coins of that type dated year 1795 are supposed to have been striking in the year 1798.) Scot’s Heraldic Eagle opposite features borrowed greatly from the Seal of the US that was […]

Capped Bust to Right, Small Eagle (1795-1798)

Half eagles made in 1795, 2 years after the earliest American copper coins and 1 year after the earliest silver coins. A lot of the postponement in the outward show of the 5 dollar denomination may be credited to a scarce of gold being put at the Mint, however it is also known that a few of the Mint administrators had faced difficulty obtaining presentation bonds allowing them for handling […]

Capped Head to Left, Large Diameter (1813-1829) Half Eagle

The Large Diameter type, Capped Head towards Left, issued in the year 1813 to 1829, holds some of the most scarcities in American numismatics— gold coins like as the half eagle of 1815, the 1825/4 (2 known), the 1822 (3 known), as well as the Large Date 1829. The half eagle of 1820 has the maximum mintage (263,806 coins), as well as the 1815 has its lowest (only 635 coins). […]

Capped Head to Left, Reduced Diameter (1829-1834) Half Eagle

In the year 1829, the pattern of the half eagle with Capped Head was customized a little by William Kneass for accommodating latest machinery in the Mint. The borders at present consisted of rounds of beads within the raised rim. The main design fundamentals remained the similar; however the stars, dates, as well as lettering became smaller. Scarcity in that series includes this 1829 Small Date (contrast to the first […]

Classic Head (1834-1838) Half Eagle

In the year 1834 the mass of this half eagle was condensed from 8.75 grams to 8.36 grams, sufficient to lower the gold value below the obverse value, therefore discouraging the group melting which destroyed so much of the previous issues. That accounts for the vast mintage of half eagles 1834 (more than 657,460 coins), greater than 2 times the earlier mintage record set of 1820. Liberty was without cap […]

Indian Head (1908-1929) Half Eagle Gold Coin

Amongst U.S. coinage, half eagle of the Indian Head symbolized a completely new as well as remarkable design technique; stimulated by antique Greek coins in addition to developer was Bela Lyon Pratt. Normally, coin planning is raised over a flat field. Critics of the pattern feared that the lower-level features would gather disease-bearing dirt as well as that the coins will be unhealthy in addition to become unsightly. In truth, […]