Gold coins was once the form of payment in society. However, technological advances have changed the way money in exchange for goods works. If you’ve inherited a few gold doubloons, maybe it’s time to trade them in for their worth. If you’re not sure where to sell your gold coins, you should consider diamond jewelry buyers in Atlanta. Many diamond buyers will buy your coins for a reasonable amount depending on what coin it is. Read on to learn about the different coins you can sell, and what you can expect for your gold coins.
American Gold Eagles
These coins capture the majestic fierceness of our national symbol. Since 1986, they’ve been the standard by which modern gold coins are compared. They serve as an official gold bullion of the United States of America. They come in tenth, quarter, half ounce denominations as well as one full ounce. Their gold content is .9167, which makes them 22 karats. The American Gold Eagle gold coin is guaranteed by the federal government to be comprised of the same amount of gold in troy ounces. They are extremely popular with gold and diamond buyers, so that makes it a perfect place to sell your gold coins.
$20 Saint Gaudens Gold Double Eagles
This coin is considered by many to be the most alluring and beautiful US gold coin ever designed, minted and mass produced. It’s named after its designer, artist and sculpture Agustus Saint-Gaudens. It was minted between 1907 and 1933. For both buyers and sellers, it is worth more as a gold coin than just for its gold content. The $20 Saint Gaudens Gold Double Eagle gold coin has a purity of 90%, which equates to 30.05 grams of gold. Teddy Roosevelt commissioned the Saint Gaudens in an effort to beautify U.S. coins, which makes these desirable to many buyers.
American Gold Buffaloes
This gold coin commemorates one of the most iconic North American animals in existence. It weighs in at a solid 1 troy ounce, or 31.1 grams, and is made of 24 karat gold. It was the first gold coin of such a high karat number minted for the public. It’s based on the 1913 nickel coin known as the Buffalo Nickel, or Indian Head Nickel. The American Gold Buffalo is a common coin and has a value of $50. But that can fluctuate based on the price of gold and collector demand. These beautiful gold coins are available in tenth, quarter, half and one-ounce sizes.
These gold coins were minted in the 1830s, starting with a $10 Gold Eagle. From 1830 through 1849, the U.S. government produced the quarter eagle, half eagle, and double eagle. Liberty Head gold coins had an extremely high face value in its day. They have been on the market for so long that the price per coin is going to increase as it gets harder to obtain these coins.
Precious metal and diamond jewelry buyers in Atlanta appreciate the value of an American gold coin. In fact, if you are looking to sell diamond jewelry and have some gold coins hanging around, you should bring them in for an appraisal. You can trust that your gold coins will receive a fair offer, and of course, a quick turnaround. Consult with Elan Diamond Group today to get started on selling your gold coins.