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1987 1/10 oz Gold American Eagle $5 NGC MS69

1987 1/10 oz Gold American Eagle $5 NGC MS69
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Why add the 1987 - 1/10 oz. Gold American Eagle $5 NGC MS69 to your collection?

This 1987 - 1/10 oz. Gold American Eagle was given the high collector grade of Mint State 69 (MS69) by the industry experts at Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). The series was first struck in 1986, making this an example from the second year of issue. This coin was struck on a 91.67% pure gold planchet containing 1/10 oz. of gold bullion. This is a legal tender $5 United States coin. NGC records show a scant 6,136 examples in this grade from a low mintage of 580,266.

America's favorite gold bullion coin series!

The image featured on the obverse of this coin originally appeared on the famous Augustus Saint-Gaudens "Double Eagle" $20 gold coin. The classic image of Liberty depicts her carrying the Torch of Enlightenment and the olive branch of Peace. The reverse image of a family of eagles is of a more recent vintage. Designed by Miley Busiek of the U.S. Mint, it depicts a male eagle carrying an olive branch in flight over his mate and hatchlings.

Coveted collector grade

MS69 coins are a feast for the eyes. These coins have magnificent surfaces free from visible imperfection and possessing great luster. These stunning coins offer discerning collectors high quality and excellent value.

Scarce coins of high quality like this one, often sell out quickly. Order your NGC MS69 Second Year of Issue 1987 - 1/10 oz. American Gold Eagle $5 coin from ModernCoinMart today!

Year of Issue:1987
Mint:U.S. Mint
Branch:West Point
Grading Service:NGC
Finish:Mint State
Display Weight:1/10 oz
Weight in Grams:3.1103 g
Weight in Ounces:0.1 oz
Diameter:16.5 mm
Thickness:1.19 mm
Edge Type:Reeded
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Obverse Design:Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle design
Reverse Design:Family of Eagles
Reverse Designer/Engraver:Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Obverse Designer/Engraver:Miley Busiek