The Value of U.S. Gold Coins

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US gold coins have always been very valuable both as a collector’s item and as an investment. There are basically two types of gold coins, the collectible and the bullion. Read on to find out more about the differences and similarities between the two as well as the factors affecting their value. The Collectible Gold Coins In 1795 the United States created its first gold coins to be used as circulating money. They came in two denominations: the $10 coin or the “Eagle” and the $5 coin or the “Half Eagle”. The Eagle had more face value and it contained almost ½ ounce of gold. … [Read more...]