Bullion Gold Coins

Gold bullion coins are legal tender with a nominal face value as they are not intended for use in everyday commerce. Gold Bullion coins are minted in weights that are fractions of one troy-ounce. (31.1 grams). They are guaranteed for weight and purity by sovereign nations. American Eagle gold bullion coins issued annually since 1986 are minted from 22 karat gold, they are available in four weights, one ounce, one half ounce, one quarter ounce and one tenth ounce. American Buffalo gold coins issued annually since 2006 are minted from 24k karat gold, with the exception of the year 2008, are available only in a one ounce format.