U.S. Gold Coin Melt Values

Spot Metal Prices

Updated on 7/29/2014 3:54:57 PM EST
= Offer Side vs. NY Close

Courtesy of A-Mark Precious Metals, Inc.
Gold : BID $1,300.40 ASK $1,301.10 CHANGE 2.80
Silver : BID $20.60 ASK $20.64 CHANGE 0.09
Platinum : BID $1,479.10 ASK $1,482.10 CHANGE 0.10
Palladium : BID $878.30 ASK $881.30 CHANGE 3.00
This page shows the intrinsic metal values of US Gold Coins, commonly referred to as their melt values. During market hours, melt values of gold coins shown on this page are updated approximately every 15 minutes.

The table below shows melt values for commonly collected U.S. Gold Coins, including Indian head and buffalo gold coins. Click on the links below to see historical melt values for each coin and to access the melt value calculator. To find the melt values of more United States gold and sliver coins and much more, visit the NGC Coin Explorer. A coin's numismatic or collector value may be higher than its melt value. For values of specific dates and grades for NGC-certified US Gold Coins, visit the NGC US Coin Price Guide.

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Melt Values of U.S. Gold Coins

Images
Coin
Composition
Weight (g)
AGW
(oz.)
Melt Value
Updated 7/29/2014
Liberty Head (Type One) Gold Dollar (1849-1854) 90% Gold1.672 0.04837 $62.93
Indian Head (Type Two) Gold Dollar (1854-1856) 90% Gold1.672 0.04837 $62.93
Indian Head (Type Three) Gold Dollar (1856-1889) 90% Gold1.672 0.04837 $62.93
Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907) 90% Gold4.18 0.12094 $157.36
Indian Head $2.50 (1908-1929) 90% Gold4.18 0.12094 $157.36
Indian Head $3 (1854-1889) 90% Gold5.015 0.14512 $188.82
Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908) 90% Gold8.359 0.24187 $314.70
Indian Head $5 (1908-1929) 90% Gold8.359 0.24187 $314.70
Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907) 90% Gold16.718 0.48375 $629.41
Indian Head $10 (1907-1933) 90% Gold16.718 0.48375 $629.41
Liberty Head $20 (1849-1907) 90% Gold33.436 0.9675 $1,258.81
Saint-Gaudens $20 (1907-1933) 90% Gold33.436 0.9675 $1,258.81
Gold Eagle $5 - 1/10 Ounce (1986-Date) 91.67% Gold3.393 0.1 $130.11
Gold Eagle $10 - 1/4 Ounce (1986-Date) 91.67% Gold8.483 0.25 $325.28
Gold Eagle $25 - 1/2 Ounce (1986-Date) 91.67% Gold16.966 0.5 $650.55
Gold Eagle $50 - One Ounce (1986-Date) 91.67% Gold33.931 1 $1,301.10
Buffalo $50 - One Ounce (2006-Date) 99.99% Gold31.105 1 $1,301.10
First Spouse $10 - 1/2 Ounce (2007-Date) 99.99% Gold15.552 0.5 $650.55

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