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The Lady Liberty gold coin, or round, is one of the most affordable ways to obtain gold. Money Metals Exchange offers this one-tenth troy ounce piece, each made of .9999 pure (24 karat) gold and is minted specifically for Money Metals right here in the USA. The one-tenth ounce Lady Liberty gold round's value is based on its gold content, plus a premium – a premium that is less than legal tender coins such as the fractional gold American Eagle. In other words, the Lady Liberty gold round gives you more gold for your money versus comparable fractional gold options. These privately minted rounds are not legal tender and are clearly marked with the Money Metals Exchange brand to further ensure there is no confusion with any coin or numismatic item.
ABOUT THE DESIGN
"Lady Liberty" (obverse) – This design was inspired by John Mercanti's rendition of the Lady Liberty obverse of the United States Mint's Platinum American Eagle coin, first minted in 1997. Mercanti, a famous American sculptor and engraver has designed many of the U.S. Mint's popular coins over the last several decades, but the Platinum American Eagle obverse if widely considered to be his best work.
Money Metals Exchange's gold round incorporates this stunning depiction of the head of Lady Liberty, a female figure representing Libertas – the Roman goddess of Freedom – along with the word LIBERTY inner-stitched between the individual spokes of her crown.
Descending Eagle (reverse) – The bald eagle is a popular symbol placed on numerous U.S. coins, beginning in 1795 and becoming more prevalent in the mid-1800's. The bald eagle has been a long-standing symbol of the United States of America dating back to 1782 when it was chosen as the country's emblem at the time the seal of the United States was first adopted. The eagle was selected due to its long life, great strength, and majestic look and because it was then believed to exist only in North America.
HOW A COIN PRESS DIE IS CREATED
When the design concept has been perfected on paper, a careful plan is established to transform the design into 3-dimensional form. An 8-inch diameter oil, clay sculpture is made, and a similar-sized plaster cast is constructed, which brings out sharper detail in the finished round. The artist looks for fluid lines and dynamic compositions to create a feeling of life and motion. Once this stage is complete a reverse impression of the plaster cast is sent to the die engraver, where a pantograph machine is used to reduce the mold to the size needed and to engrave the die in hardened steel, yielding up to 500,000 impressions in the coin press.
To learn more about our collection of 1/10 oz gold rounds, or if you have any questions, call Money Metals Exchange at 1-800-800-1865.
|Quality / Type:||Bullion, Uncirculated|
|Purity:||99.99% gold (24 karat)|
|Gold Weight:||1/10 ounce (3.1103 grams)|
|Diameter:||0.650 inches (16.5 mm)|
|Obverse Design:||Lady Liberty|
|Reverse Design:||Descending Bald Eagle|
We are buying this item back daily, and we pay you promptly!
Our current buy pricing is $126.23 each and we will buy up to 1,000 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.
By Ronald W. on November 6th, 2015
Aside from the value and convenience, I like to think of purchasing the 1/10 oz Liberty gold round(s) as a way to demonstrate the freedom to control my financial future without "big brother" snapping at my heels! I will continue to buy metal as my budget allows.
By Thomas on October 29th, 2015
Very nice 24k Liberty coins