The American Gold Eagle, authorized under the Gold Bullion Act of 1985, was first released by the United States Mint in 1986. Gold Coins contain 916,7/1000 Au, 30/1000 Ag and 53,3/1000 Cu. The obverse design features a rendition of Augustus Saint-Gaudens' full length figure of Lady Liberty. The reverse design, by sculptor Miley Busiek, features a male eagle carrying an olive branch.
|Mint||The United States Mint, United States of America|
|Purity||916,7 / 1000|
|Dimensions (diameter, thickness)||16,5 mm - 1,26 mm
|Face Value||USD 5|
|Gold Content||3,1103 g (1/10 Troy Ounce)
|Tax||Based on Art. 118 and Art. 119 of Value Added Tax Act (ZDDV-1) bullion gold is exempted from VAT in Slovenia.|
|Mint||United States Mint|