Composition and Specifications

The Indian Head Gold Eagles was struck in a composition of 90% gold and 10% copper. The coins have a diameter of 26.8 mm and a weight of 16.718 grams. The net weight in pure gold content for uncirculated coins is 0.48375 troy ounce. All coins have raised stars on the edge, representing the number of states in the Union.

During the course of the series, coins were struck at the Philadelphia, Denver, and San Francisco Mint facilities. The Philadelphia issues do not contain a mint mark. The coins struck at the remaining facilities have the mint mark placed on the reverse of the coin to the left of the arrowheads.

Dates: 1907-1916, 1920, 1926, 1930, 1932, 1933
Mint Mark: none (Philadelphia), D (Denver), S (San Francisco)
Composition: 90% gold, 10% copper
Weight: 16.718 grams
Diameter: 26.8 mm
Edge: 46 stars (1907-1911), 48 stars (1912-1933)
Designer: Augustus Saint Gaudens