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1/4 Oz American Gold Eagle Coins, Type 1 (Random Year)

1/4 Oz American Gold Eagle Coins, Type 1 (Random Year)
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(as low as $132.02 over spot)
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20 - 79 $140.82 $580.87
80 - 119 $132.02 $572.07
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Buy 1/4 Oz Gold Eagle Coins

The U.S. Mint launched the American Gold Eagle coin program in 1986. At the time, few knew these US minted coins would be the world's most popular bullion product, and would be minted by the millions. The 1/4 Oz golden Eagle, as part of that family of coins, offers the ultimate in trust, recognizability and liquidity. In other words, investors worldwide buy this coin with complete confidence it will be easy to sell and command the best possible price. You could compare the Eagle coin to Canadian Maple Leaf Gold coins, which is just as popular and is known for being a reliable and trustworthy gold coin to invest in. 

One of the reasons 1/4 oz gold American Eagles are popular because it is lovely. Lady Liberty adorns the obverse, holding the torch of liberty aloft in one hand and an olive branch in the other. Bald Eagles caring for their young in a nest are featured on the reverse. The design has been lauded by many as among the beautiful ever produced.

Each coin is marked with its gold content - 1/4 oz fine gold. It carries a legal tender value of $10. The Golden Eagle coins are minted at 22 karat purity (91.67% gold, 3% silver, 5.33% copper). It is important to note that the coins do contain a full 1/4 troy ounce of gold. The gross weight of each will be slightly higher than 1/4 oz because of the copper and silver alloy that is added.

Despite the popularity of the Golden Eagle coins among bullion investors, many Americans would be surprised to know their government is still issuing legal tender gold coins. In fact, officials have worked very hard to eliminate the notion of gold as money. The Eagle coin program was a rare victory for advocates of honest money in America.

Gold is a measuring stick which reveals just how much the value of the fiat U.S. dollar declines year after year. It is an embarrassment for proponents of the dollar, and something they would prefer not to discuss.

Investors who bought American Eagles upon the release in 1986, took an important step toward preserving their wealth. The coins have risen dramatically in value against the dollar which has always been, and continues to be, terribly mistreated and abused.

The 1/4 ounce size makes these coins affordable. That is why many investors who are also preparing against the possibility that gold may be needed for barter and trade purposes, prefer gold bullion coins in a "fractional" size. These coins will be more suited to smaller transactions than the more common, and much larger, 1 oz size. And, should gold prices move multiples higher, many buyers may not be able to afford one-ounce coins. That could mean more demand for smaller coins - and a higher premium.

The quarter-ounce Golden Eagle are roughly the size of a nickel. Money Metals can, upon request, ship coins in Air-Tite capsule - a hard, clear plastic sized to fit the coin. It's a great option for buyers giving an Eagle as a gift, or simply to protect your investment from scuffing or scratching. Please just ask.

According to U.S. law, only gold mined in the U.S. can be used in the minting of the gold American Eagle coin. The intent is to provide support for U.S. mining companies and jobs.

Golden Eagles come in four sizes - the 1/10, 1/4, 1/2 or a 1 oz coin. For more questions in regards to the Golden Eagle coin, call MMX at 1-800-800-1865.

Product Specifications

Mint Facility: U.S. Mint
Denomination: $10.00 USD
Date: 1986 to Present
Quality / Type: Bullion, Uncirculated
Purity: 91.67% gold (22 karat), 3% silver, 5.33% copper
Gold Weight: 1/4 oz. - 0.2500 ounces (0.2727 gross)
Diameter: 1/4 oz. - 0.866 inches (22.00 mm)
Edge: Reeded
Obverse Design: Standing Liberty
Reverse Design: Nesting Eagles

Sell to Us

We are buying this item back daily, and we pay you promptly!

Our current buy pricing is $453.25 each and we will buy up to 100 ounces at this price. Simply call us on any weekday to lock pricing at 1-800-800-1865.

Learn more about the process for selling to us here.

Shipping Info

We take great pride in the way your order is packaged and delivered.

You can expect:

  • Prompt Shipping – We ship orders shortly after your payment has been cleared – generally within 2 business days.
  • Fully Insured – We fully insure all shipments with Lloyd's of London.
  • Privacy – Your package will have no external markings that provide any clue as to the contents. Because we insure packages with Lloyd's of London, we do not declare a value or insure with the carrier.
  • Accountability for Package Contents – Your order will be packed under video surveillance, weighed and double checked prior to shipping to ensure you receive exactly what you ordered.
  • Professional Packaging – Your order will be packaged securely and professionally.
  • Tracking – We will provide you with the carrier's tracking number for your shipment so you can monitor its progress and plan for delivery.
  • Signature Confirmation – Delivery carriers are instructed to request a signature upon delivery.
Cost to Ship & Insure
(absent periodic special offers for free or discounted shipping)
Insured Value Cost
Up to $499.99 $7.97
Insured Value Cost
$500.00 + FREE

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Very fast shipping!

By Richard B. on March 17th, 2021

This was my first order with Money Metals Exchange. The item shipped out very fast and the coin was perfect. I'll definitely order from them again.

Great coin & company

By James H. on October 2nd, 2020

The coin is beautiful and the process was efficient and secure. This order was within our fourth coin order - all excellent.

Just bought silver and some gold 1 gram and 1/10 oz gold from mm.real nice. Thx gifting g my hubby for his 58th bday.

By Sathya A. on September 21st, 2020

I found coins when can't get anywhere else BLESSINGS

I sincerely enjoy doing business with Money Metals Exchange

By Charles H. on September 27th, 2018

I recently bought a single 1/4 toz. American Gold Eagle from Money Metal Exchange and I was treated like an important customer from start to finish. I love the look, size and feel of the 1/4 oz. Gold Eagle. I plan on buying more as soon as I can.

Brilliant , love the size and detail of the smaller eagle,s.

By frank e. on June 17th, 2018

Absolute, brilliant and the making are as clear as on the larger eagles. The smaller size will make for easy bargaining if I need to trade or sell for different value gold coins. The transaction was fast and accurate to a T, MMX is a very professional company. They will keep you informed all the way through your transaction. Perfection is their profession , I assure you.

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