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1987 US Eagle 1-oz Gold Proof Coin
Other Versions: [Brilliant Uncirculated]
|Gold Content||1 oz.|
|Year of Issue||1987|
In 1986, Liberty, as depicted by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, was selected as the design that would grace the obverse of the American Eagle Gold Coins. The Saint-Gaudens design first appeared on the United States' $20, or double-eagle, gold piece in 1907, where it remained until 1933.
The 1987 US Eagle 1oz Gold Proof Coin was struck by the US Mint in the year 1987 and belongs to the Eagle series of gold proof coins. Each 22 carat fine gold coin contains 1 troy ounce (31.1035 grams) of gold and is legal tender with a face value of $50.
While the one ounce coins are generally the most popular amongst bullion investors, the American 1987 Eagle Gold Proof coin also comes in fractional ounce sizes of half oz.
|Other Denominations for the 1987 US Eagle Gold Proof Coin|
|Gold Content||1/2 oz|
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