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If you are looking for an alternative investment, precious metals and rare coins are the right type of investment for you. For years rare coins and precious metals have proven to be excellent investment vehicles for protecting purchasing power and preserving wealth in almost every imaginable economic environment. Rare coins offer stability in uncertain economic times and have historically shown remarkable profit potential.
A few standard coins that investors will collect are:
Double Eagle Gold Coins
A double eagle is a gold coin of the United States with a denomination of $20. (Its gold content of 0.9675 troy oz was worth $20 at the then official price of $20.67/oz). The coins are made from a 90% gold (0.900 fine = 21.6 kt) and 10% copper alloy.
Regular issue double eagles come in two major types and six minor varieties as follows:
Liberty Head (Coronet) 1849–1907
– Liberty Head, no motto, value “Twenty D.” 1849–1866
– Liberty Head, with motto, value “Twenty D.” 1866–1876
– Liberty Head, with motto, value “Twenty Dollars” 1877–1907
Saint Gaudens 1907–1933
– Saint Gaudens, High Relief, Roman Numerals, no motto 1907
– Saint Gaudens, Low Relief, Arabic Numerals, no motto 1907–1908
– Saint Gaudens, Low Relief, Arabic Numerals, with motto 1908–1933