The American Gold Eagle bullion coins have been minted since 1986. These beautiful coins depict several iconic American images and portray the forward spirit of the nation. The face of this magnificent coin features a powerful Eagle returning to its nest where the mother Eagle and babies await. The reverse features the famous image of Lady Liberty holding a torch and olive branch backed by the rays of the sun, by the sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens, considered one of America's great sculptors, whose work changed the look of American coinage. The content and purity of these coins are guaranteed by the United States Government.