These pre-1933 Gold coins have survived the test of time and are a great investment for those who wish to own Gold that circulated in the U.S. more than 100 years!
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Following the Coinage Act of 1792, the United States Mint began issuing Gold coins in 1795. There are a variety of sizes and designs of pre-1933 Gold coins available. In 1850, in response to the Gold Rush in California and the increasing amount of Gold available in the United States, the Double Eagle was introduced. American Gold coins struck before 1933 are some of the rarest, desirable and beautiful in the world. From $1 Liberty Head Gold coins to the $2.5 US Gold coins, the $5 US Gold to the $10 US Gold coins and the coveted Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle, these coins are all a piece of our US history.
In 1933, President Franklin Roosevelt issued Executive Order 6102 which forbade the “hoarding of Gold Coin and Gold bullion within the United States.” As a result of this order, the possession of monetary Gold owned by any person, partnership or company were pulled out of circulation and almost all Gold was exchanged for paper money. Exceptions were made for collector coins and jewelry. As the Great Depression ravaged the economy, it was ordered that all Gold be turned into the U.S. Mint to be melted down. The belief was that if Gold could not legally be redeemed by US citizens, it, therefore, would end the constraints on the Federal Reserve.
The following year, President Roosevelt signed the Gold Reserve Act of 1934. This act required that all Gold (except for jewelry and collector’s coins) and Gold certificates held by the Federal Reserve be sold to the United States Treasury. The law also changed the nominal price of Gold from $20.67 per troy ounce to $35.00 per troy ounce. Because of this, foreign investors flocked to export their Gold holdings overseas to the United States and the dollar devalued to spark inflation. The increase in the money supply increased real interest rates and encouraged more investments in durable goods. After the Gold Reserve Act, inflation drastically increased from -9.8 percent to 2.3 percent and has not dropped below -2.1 percent since.
Because of Executive Order 6102, Gold coins produced by the U.S. Mint prior to 1933 are extremely rare. The coins that remain today have withstood the test of time and survived a governmental expropriation of Gold. These coins are a beautiful testament to the art and history of the coins themselves and the United States of America.
Not many investors or collectors own Gold bullion circulated over 100 years ago. The $5 Liberty US Gold Coin adds a nice addition to any Gold investment because its value is so high. A surviving coin from the unprecedented legislation of 1933 forcing Gold coins to be returned to the United States Treasury adds historical flair and value to these gold coins. The smaller denomination also helps new and experienced investors work within their budget and investment strategies. The Liberty US Gold Coin was one of the most popular designs during its time in circulation and today you can own one at competitive prices.
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Let our four decades of honest service and industry networks work for you. Our efforts to improve product quality and service has led us to a diverse and exeptional numismatic inventory in order to meet the challenges of today’s rare coin market and the needs of our clients. We have been servicing investors and collectors since 1974 and are members of all major consumer and trade organizations, including the American Numismatic Association, the Better Business Bureau, the Professional Numismatists Guild. At Eastern Numismatics we are ready to work for you and help turn your rare coin investment into gold. Call today and speak with one of our qualified ENI coin consultants. They will help you select the best quality rare coins and precious metals for your hard earned money.
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