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1/10th oz gold Eagles - One tenth of an ounce gold Eagles

The 1/10oz Gold Eagle, face value $5, has been issued every year since 1986.

The coin is 0.9167 gold, weighs 3.3930g and is 16.5mm in diameter.

The obverse shows Walking Liberty (the old Augustus St Gaudens design) and the date of issue, and the reverse shows an eagle with a chick in the nest, with the weight of the coin and its value also stated.

From 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) to 1991 (MCMXCI) the dates on the coins are in the Roman style; after that, in normal numbers.

Annual mintage numbers for the tenth ounce gold Eagles are in the hundreds of thousands; 1998 had over a million issued and 1999 saw nearly 3 million issued.

 
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