US Gold Coin Melt Values

Current Intrinsic Metal Value of US Gold Coins

The chart below shows every legal tender gold coin ever made in US history along with it's metal content, weight/mass, denomination and how much the "melt value" of the coin is worth. By "melt value", this is basically the intrinsic value of the metal used to make this coin, mostly gold in this case. With the prices of gold rising by such as large amount, this information is valuable for investors and coin collectors who own gold coins or are planning to buy and sell them.

Current Precious and Base Metal Bullion Spot Prices:

Updated Live! Gold, Silver, Platinum and Copper. Updated Daily: Nickel, Zinc and Manganese.
As of August 26 2016 08:04 PM CDT:
Gold: $1321.20 per Ounce
Silver: $18.60 per Ounce
Platinum: $1078.00 per Ounce
Copper: $2.08 per Pound
Nickel: $4.50 per Pound
Zinc: $1.06 per Pound
Manganese: $1496.86 per Ton

Image Type Description Metal Content Weight Denomination Melt Value
Gold Dollars
Liberty Head Gold DollarsLiberty Head Gold Dollars (1849-1854)90% Gold - 10% Copper1.672 grams$1.00$63.9210
Small Indian Head Gold DollarsSmall Indian Head Gold Dollars (1854-1856)90% Gold - 10% Copper1.672 grams$1.00$63.9210
Large Indian Head Gold DollarsLarge Indian Head Gold Dollars (1856-1889)90% Gold - 10% Copper1.672 grams$1.00$63.9210
Gold $2.50 Quarter Eagle
Turban Head Gold $2.50 Quarter EagleTurban Head Gold $2.50 Quarter Eagle (1796-1807)92% Gold - 8% Silver and Copper4.37 grams$2.50$170.8821
Capped Bust Gold $2.50 Quarter EagleCapped Bust Gold $2.50 Quarter Eagle (1808-1834)92% Gold - 8% Silver and Copper4.37 grams$2.50$170.8821
Classic Head Gold $2.50 Quarter EagleClassic Head Gold $2.50 Quarter Eagle (1834-1839)90% Gold - 10% Silver and Copper4.18 grams$2.50$159.9265
Coronet Head Gold $2.50 Quarter EagleCoronet Head Gold $2.50 Quarter Eagle (1840-1907)90% Gold - 10% Copper4.18 grams$2.50$159.8025
Indian Head Gold $2.50 Quarter EagleIndian Head Gold $2.50 Quarter Eagle (1908-1929)90% Gold - 10% Copper4.18 grams$2.50$159.8025
Gold $3
Indian Princess Head Gold $3Indian Princess Head Gold $3 (1854-1889)90% Gold - 10% Copper5.015 grams$3.00$191.7248
Gold $4
Stella Gold $4Stella Gold $4 (1879-1880)85% Gold - 15% Silver and Copper7 grams$4.00$253.0579
Gold $5 Half Eagle
Turban Head Gold $5 Half EagleTurban Head Gold $5 Half Eagle (1795-1807)92% Gold - 8% Silver and Copper8.75 grams$5.00$342.1553
Capped Bust Gold $5 Half EagleCapped Bust Gold $5 Half Eagle (1807-1834)92% Gold - 8% Silver and Copper8.75 grams$5.00$342.1553
Classic Head Gold $5 Half EagleClassic Head Gold $5 Half Eagle (1834-1838)90% Gold - 10% Silver and Copper8.36 grams$5.00$319.8531
Coronet Head Gold $5 Half EagleCoronet Head Gold $5 Half Eagle (1839-1908)90% Gold - 10% Copper8.36 grams$5.00$319.6050
Indian Head Gold $5 Half EagleIndian Head Gold $5 Half Eagle (1908-1929)90% Gold - 10% Copper8.36 grams$5.00$319.6050
Gold $10 Eagle
Turban Head Gold $10 EagleTurban Head Gold $10 Eagle (1795-1804)92% Gold - 8% Silver and Copper17.5 grams$10.00$684.3106
Coronet Head Gold $10 EagleCoronet Head Gold $10 Eagle (1838-1907)90% Gold - 10% Copper16.72 grams$10.00$639.2101
Indian Head Gold $10 EagleIndian Head Gold $10 Eagle (1907-1933)90% Gold - 10% Copper16.72 grams$10.00$639.2101
Gold $20 Double Eagle
Coronet Head Gold $20 Double EagleCoronet Head Gold $20 Double Eagle (1849-1907)90% Gold - 10% Copper33.44 grams$20.00$1278.4202
Saint Gaudens Gold $20 Double EagleSaint Gaudens Gold $20 Double Eagle (1907-1933)90% Gold - 10% Copper33.44 grams$20.00$1278.4202
Bullion Coins
$5 American Gold Eagle Tenth Ounce Tenth Ounce $5 American Gold Eagle (1986-Present)91.67% Gold - 3% Silver - 5.33% Copper3.393 grams$5.00$132.1824
$10 American Gold Eagle Quarter Ounce Quarter Ounce $10 American Gold Eagle (1986-Present) 91.67% Gold - 3% Silver - 5.33% Copper8.483 grams$10.00$330.4754
$25 American Gold Eagle Half Ounce Half Ounce $25 American Gold Eagle (1986-Present)91.67% Gold - 3% Silver - 5.33% Copper16.966 grams$25.00$660.9507
$50 American Gold Eagle One Ounce One Ounce $50 American Gold Eagle (1986-Present)91.67% Gold - 3% Silver - 5.33% Copper33.931 grams$50.00$1321.8625
$5 Gold American Buffalo Tenth Ounce Tenth Ounce $5 Gold American Buffalo (2008)99.99% Fine Gold3.1104 grams$5.00$132.1090
$10 Gold American Buffalo Quarter Ounce Quarter Ounce $10 Gold American Buffalo (2008) 99.99% Fine Gold7.7759 grams$10.00$330.2683
$25 Gold American Buffalo Half Ounce Half Ounce $25 Gold American Buffalo (2008)99.99% Fine Gold15.5518 grams$25.00$660.5366
$50 Gold American Buffalo One Ounce One Ounce $50 Gold American Buffalo (2006 - present)99.99% Fine Gold31.1035 grams$50.00$1321.0689
First Spouse Bullion CoinsFirst Spouse Bullion Coins (2007-2016)99.99% Fine Gold15.554 grams$10.00$660.6300

Gold Coin Melt Value Calculator

Use this calculator to find the value of your gold coins. Choose from any gold coin ever made in US history and enter the quantity of coins you own. The current precious metal gold spot price is automatically inputted into the calculator but you can also change this to different prices as well.

View the following link: Gold Coin Melt Value Calculator.



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Gold Bar and Ingot Melt Values

This section shows how much typical gold bar and ingot values are. These are purely bullion investments which consists of grain bars, gram bars, kilo bars and ounce bars. I listed some of the most common types of bars or ingots that are used in bullion investments. Also, I added the worlds largest gold bar and worlds largest gold coin along with their respective intrinisic metal and melt values. You can enlarge the images by clicking on them as well.

Image Description Weight in Troy Ounces Weight in Grams Melt Value
Gold Grain Bars
1 grain gold bar size 1 Grain Gold Bar 0.002083 Troy Ounces 0.064799 Grams $2.75
1 grain gold bar size 2.5 Grain Gold Bar 0.005208 Troy Ounces 0.161997 Grams $6.88
1 grain gold bar size 5 Grain Gold Bar 0.010417 Troy Ounces 0.323995 Grams $13.76
Gold Gram Bars
1 gram gold bar size 1 Gram Gold Bar 0.032151 Troy Ounces 1.00 Grams $42.48
1 gram gold bar size 2.5 Gram Gold Bar 0.080377 Troy Ounces 2.50 Grams $106.19
1 gram gold bar size 5 Gram Gold Bar 0.160754 Troy Ounces 5.00 Grams $212.39
1 gram gold bar size 10 Gram Gold Bar 0.321507 Troy Ounces 10.00 Grams $424.78
1 gram gold bar size 20 Gram Gold Bar 0.643015 Troy Ounces 20.00 Grams $849.55
1 gram gold bar size 50 Gram Gold Bar 1.61 Troy Ounces 50.00 Grams $2,123.88
1 gram gold bar size 100 Gram Gold Bar 3.22 Troy Ounces 100.00 Grams $4,247.76
1 kilogram gold bar 1000 Gram Gold Bar (Kilo Bar) 32.15 Troy Ounces 1,000.00 Grams $42,477.57
Ounce Gold Bars - Common Bullion Investment Sizes
1 ounce gold bar size 1 Ounce Gold Bar 1.00 Troy Ounces 31.10 Grams $1,321.20
1 ounce gold bar size 10 Ounce Gold Bar 10.00 Troy Ounces 311.03 Grams $13,212.00
400 ounce gold bar 400 Ounce Gold Bar 400.00 Troy Ounces 12,441.39 Grams $528,480.00
World"s Largest Gold Bar
worlds largest gold bar 250 Kilogram Gold Bar 8,037.69 Troy Ounces 250,000.00 Grams $10,619,391.59
World's Second Largest Gold Coin - 2007
worlds second largest gold coin $1 Million Maple Leaf Coin - Royal Canadian Mint 3,215.07 Troy Ounces 100,000.00 Grams $4,247,756.64
World's Largest Gold Coin - 2012
worlds largest gold coin $1 Million Queen Elizabeth II and Leaping Kangaroo Coin - Australian Perth Mint 32,536.56 Troy Ounces 1,012,000.00 Grams $42,987,297.16



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