Many investors and coin collectors alike appreciate that the American Gold Eagle comes in a variety of different sizes to suit even the most modest budget. This 2018 $10 American Gold Eagle (NGC MS69 Early Release) not only contains one-quarter troy ounce (0.25 troy oz) of pure gold, but it also has been graded MS69 Early Release by NGC. The coin has a legal tender face value of 10 Dollars and is struck from .917 fine gold.
The obverse is graced by Lady Liberty as portrayed on the $20 Saint-Gaudens Gold Double Eagle coin between 1907 and 1933. The classic image shows Lady Liberty confidently striding up the top of a hill carrying a torch and an oak branch. Beams of sunlight and the U.S. Capitol building are visible in the background. "LIBERTY" is inscribed at the top rim while 50 stars fill the perimeter of the design.
A portrayal of a family of bald eagles, designed by artist Miley Busiek, is used for the reverse. The mother eagle is curled up in the nest with her two young while the father returns bearing an olive branch. The mottoes "IN GOD WE TRUST" and "E PLURIBUS UNUM" appear on either side of the scene. The specifications "1/4 OZ. FINE GOLD" and denomination "10 DOLLARS" are inscribed at the bottom rim. The issuing country is denoted along the top rim.
The "Early Release" designation means that NGC received this coin for grading within 30 days of being issued by the United States Mint. MS69 represents an exceptional grade, just one point away from the highest grade that can be given! Don't pass on this opportunity to add the 2018 1/4 oz American Gold Eagle NGC MS69 Early Release to your collection today!