Why does this GEM Brilliant Uncirculated 2021 $25 Gold American Eagle bullion coin belong in your collection?
The U.S. Mint has issued the American Gold Eagle series since 1986. Available in a variety of finishes and four denominations, the coin is a popular choice among both collectors and investors. The series features stunningly detailed imagery meant to convey the national themes of liberty, freedom and peace. This is the final year that the U.S. Mint will issue bullion American Gold Eagles with the original reverse design that has appeared on the series since its debut! A new reverse design will start appearing on bullion American Gold Eagles later in 2021.
Exquisitely Detailed Designs
Obverse: The obverse features a revival of Augustus Saint-Gaudens' 1907 Double Eagle design, depicting Lady Liberty surrounded by fifty stars, advancing forward with the rays of a rising sun behind, while carrying an olive branch to symbolize peace and flaming torch to represent freedom. Inscriptions include "LIBERTY" and "2021." Mr. Saint-Gaudens was an artist of the American Renaissance, who crafted monuments dedicated to Civil War heroes, along with additional medallic designs.
Reverse: The reverse design by Miley Busiek illustrates an American bald eagle grasping an olive branch in flight above his nesting family. Ms. Busiek is an American sculptor, with works on permanent display in locations such as the Smithsonian American History Museum and the George W. Bush Presidential Center.
Exceptional GEM Brilliant Uncirculated Condition
This 2021 1/2 oz. American Gold Eagle $25 coin is considered to be in Brilliant Uncirculated (GEM BU) condition. A bullion coin described as GEM BU is ungraded, featuring a strong, full strike, virtually flawless surfaces and fantastic eye appeal.
This beautifully minted Brilliant Uncirculated 2021 1/2 oz. American Gold Eagle bullion coin will be a sensational addition to your collection!
This 2021 1/2 oz Gold American Eagle Type 1 $25 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|
|Display Weight:||1/2 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||15.5517 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.5 oz|
|Legal Tender:||United States|
|Obverse Design:||Standing Liberty|
|Reverse Design:||Eagle With Olive Branch Flying Above Nest|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||Miley Busiek|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Augustus Saint-Gaudens|
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