Modern bullion coins are recognized as coins produced for their precious metals content.  The United States first started making bullion coins in 1986. The first coins series that launched were the American Gold Eagle and American Silver Eagle series.  Today the United States produces a variety of gold and silver coins.  Some of which are marketed directly by the Mint or by its authorized resellers. Unlike the modern bullion coins which are only sold by authorized resellers.

For collectors, bullion coins can be prized for their rarity and aesthetic beauty. Which can often increase their value relative to their base value of precious metals content.

Mainly a modern bullion coin is viewed as an investment-grade coin. Their value is unlike commemorative or numismatic coins. Which are collected for limited mintage, rarity, condition, and age. A purchase of a modern bullion coins is a great and tactical mean to invest in the gold, silver, platinum, and palladium markets.

American Eagle Gold Bullion Coins are available in four sizes. One ounce, one-half ounce, one-quarter ounce, and one-tenth ounce. American Eagle Silver, Platinum, Palladium, and American Buffalo Gold Bullion Coins are available in the one-ounce size.