The American Gold Eagle was first released in 1986. The purity is 22 karat gold. American Eagles are authorized by the United States Congress and backed by the U.S. Mint. The obverse depicts a modified rendition of the Saint Gaudens double eagle. The reverse depicts a family of eagles, the weight and denomination. Note that American Gold Eagles can be used to fund IRA investments.
|1 0z||33.933 Grams||32.7 mm||2.75 mm|
|1/2 oz||16.966 Grams||27 mm||2.24mm|
|1/4 oz||8.483 Grams||22 mm||1.83 mm|
|1/10 oz||3.393 Grams||16.50 mm||2.19 mm|