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2021 1/10 oz Gold American Eagle Type 2 $5 GEM BU

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Why buy this 2021 Type 2 1/10 oz Gold American Eagle?

The United States Mint marks the 35th anniversary of the extremely popular American Gold Eagle with this new Type 2 Eagle Profile version of the coin. Early issues in 2021 featured the original Family of Eagles reverse that had appeared on the series since its debut in 1986, giving collectors the unique opportunity to own two 2021-dated Gold Eagles each carrying a different reverse design.

  • This coin is $5 legal tender in the United States.
  • This coin was struck from 1/10 oz of .9167 fine gold.
  • This piece is part of the 35th anniversary issue of the Gold Eagle.
  • This Type 2 version of the coin replaced the Type 1 version in mid-2021.
  • This is the smallest of the four sizes in which American Gold Eagles are struck.
  • The Type 2 version has a new reverse design.
  • This piece will arrive in GEM Brilliant Uncirculated condition.

Historic Eagle Design by Jennie Norris

Obverse: The Saint-Gaudens design, which takes its name from its creator, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, features on the obverse. Widely considered the most beautiful design in American numismatic history, the image shows Liberty facing the holder with an olive branch to her side and her torch held high. Inscriptions on this face note her name, "LIBERTY," and the date, "2021." For the 2021 Type-2 release the United States Mint returned to its original historical assets resulting in design that is a closer reflection to Saint-Gauden's original vision, including modifications to the Capitol Building, stars, torch, and sun rays, among other design elements.

Reverse: The reverse design was created by Jennie Norris. This design is perhaps the most detailed look at an eagle ever to appear on an American coin, as it shows a closeup look at the bird's head. Above the left-facing bird are the two statutory mottoes, "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and "IN GOD WE TRUST." Inscriptions along the rim read, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "5 DOLLARS," and "1/10 OZ. FINE GOLD.

Add this Type 2 2021 1/10 oz Gold American Eagle to your collection today.



This 2021 1/10 oz Gold American Eagle Type 2 $5 GEM BU is proudly minted by the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and manufactures circulating, collectible, and bullion coinage.

Year of Issue:2021
Mint:U.S. Mint
Grading Service:Uncertified
Grade:GEM BU
Finish:Mint State
Composition:Gold
Purity:0.9167
Display Weight:1/10 oz
Weight in Grams:3.1104 g
Weight in Ounces:0.1 oz
Diameter:16.5 mm
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:5
Obverse Design:Standing Liberty
Reverse Design:Eagle Portrait
Renata Gordon: The New American Gold Eagle Sculptor
Jennie Norris: The New American Gold Eagle Designer
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