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American Gold Eagle 1/2 Ounce

Buy American gold Eagle 1/2 ounce coins from BullionByPost. Our selection of 1/2oz gold Eagle coins, a smaller version of the official US bullion coin. Half ounce Eagles are a great way to buy this classic design in a smaller form-factor. Legal tender in the US, these coins have a face value of $25, and are a popular choice with investors and collectors alike. All orders include free, fully insured delivery.

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American Gold Eagle 1/2 Ounce History

The American Eagle half ounce gold coin was introduced in 1986 alongside all other variants of this bullion coin. With full legal tender status in the US, the series has become a firm favourite globally, and the half ounce Eagles offer a good way to buy this classic design at a lower cost to the full 1oz coin.

The half ounce gold Eagle coin is therefore a popular choice for investors on a slightly tighter budget, or those who want more flexibility than a full ounce. Struck in 22 carat purity (916.7 fineness) like all the other Eagle coins, it contains 15.55 grams of gold, with a total weight of 16.96 grams.

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American Gold Eagle 1/2 Ounce Price

American Gold Eagle 1/2 ounce prices are derived from the value of the gold each coin contains. Each American gold Eagle 1/2 ounce coin weighs 16.96 grams, and is struck to a purity of 22 carat, meaning they contain 15.55 grams of pure gold.

American Gold Eagle 1/2 ounce prices can vary thanks to the coin's history and numismatic appeal, with certain years or designs being particularly desirable with collectors. The price of a new American gold Eagle 1/2 ounce coin will typically be based on today's gold price, with a small premium to cover the cost of manufacturing and supply of the coin. Older or rare American gold Eagle 1/2 ounce coins can cost considerably more than the UK gold price. With the global price of gold being primarily calculated in dollars, periods in which the pound is weak versus the dollar will see UK American gold Eagle 1/2 ounce prices rise, while a strong pound would see lower prices in the UK.

Our American gold Eagle 1/2 ounce prices are displayed in real-time, updating every two minutes in-line with the current gold spot price. Investment gold is VAT-free, and the American gold Eagle 1/2 ounce price shown includes fully insured delivery.

American Gold Eagle 1/2 Ounce Coin Specification

The American gold Eagle 1/2 ounce coin is an American gold coin manufactured by the US Mint. American gold Eagle 1/2 ounce coins weigh 16.96g with a diameter of 27mm. American Gold Eagle 1/2 ounce coins are manufactured from 22 carat gold.

American Gold Eagle 1/2 Ounce Value

Investors often ask what is the value of a American gold Eagle 1/2 ounce? American American gold Eagle 1/2 ounce coins have a face value of $25. It is important to note that the face value is a nominal amount that has no bearing on the actual value of the coin. As mentioned, the American gold Eagle 1/2 ounce coins main value can usually be worked out based on the current gold price. It is this simplicity that makes gold bullion coins appealing. They are bought and sold based on their intrinsic metal value without having to worry about any numismatic value and more complicated selling process.

You can always find a simple benchmark value for a American gold Eagle 1/2 ounce thanks to the publicly available spot price. The value of a American gold Eagle 1/2 ounce is therefore generally the same regardless of the year and is just based on the metal content. Some years of American gold Eagle 1/2 ounce might command a further premium. A lower mintage, or special design could see their value increase beyond their metal content.

The easiest way to work out a American Gold Eagle 1/2 ounce value is to use its gold weight of 15.55 grams and multiply that by the current gold spot price in grams. As a coin with a purity of 916.7 fineness, it's important to calculate the 22 carat American gold Eagle 1/2 ounce value, to ensure you have an accurate price.

How Much are American Gold Eagle 1/2 Ounce Coins Worth?

If you are wondering how much are American Gold Eagle 1/2 ounce coins worth, a simple rule of thumb is that a American gold Eagle 1/2 ounce has 15.55g of pure gold, or 1/2 a troy ounce. If you see the gold price in troy ounces you can therefore work out how much a American gold Eagle 1/2 ounce is worth quite quickly.