1987 $25 1/2oz American Gold Eagle (Capsule)
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- SKU: AGE2587
- Categories: BULLION GOLD AMERICAN EAGLE
Why add this Mint State 69 $25 Gold Eagle to your collection?
Introduced in 1986, the American Gold Eagle is the official gold bullion coin of the United States. Struck in four denominations each year, this magnificent 1987 Mint State Gold Eagle is struck from 1/2 Troy oz. of .9167 gold. The coin has a face value of $25 dollars, measures 27mm in diameter, weighs 16.96g, and has a thickness of 2.24mm. The U.S. Mint reports the final mintage number of the $25 Gold Eagle 1987 bullion issue to be 131,255.
This stunning coin honors a classic design.
The obverse image pays homage to the $20 Gold Double Eagle designed by Augustus Saint-Gaudens' in 1907, depicting Lady Liberty walking forward with the sun's rays rising in the background. The reverse portrays a gorgeous bald eagle in flight carrying an olive branch to his nest, designed by Miley Busiek.