U.S. Gold Coin Melt Value Calculator

How Much is the Gold in Your Coins Worth?

Intrinsic Coin Value Based on Current Gold Price

The U.S. Gold Coin Melt Value Calculator, which is located below, can be used to figure the total gold value and total gold content of a single pre-1934 United States gold coin or a mixed lot of different types and quantities of pre-1934 U.S. gold coins. The gold coin calculator will only display what the gold in your 90% gold coins is worth (intrinsic value), and will not determine any numismatic (collector) or base metal value.

Use the gold coin calculator to discover how much the gold in your coins is worth, or to set a max bid on a gold coin auction based on its gold content melt value. (Instructions Below)

You might also want to try one of the many other calculators from the drop-down menu located above. For U.S. gold Eagles and Buffalos, use the U.S. Gold Bullion Calculator. There is also a Scrap Gold Melt Value Calculator, and for Canadian gold coins, the Canadian Gold Coin Melt Value Calculator.

Number of Coins:
Type 1 Gold Dollar 1849-1854   $1 Liberty Head: Type 1
Type 2 Gold Dollar 1854-1856   $1 Small Head Indian Princess: Type 2
Type 3 Gold Dollar 1856-1889   $1 Large Head Indian Princess: Type 3
Liberty Quarter Eagle 1840-1907   $2.50 Liberty Head Quarter Eagle
Indian Quarter Eagle 1908-1929   $2.50 Indian Head Quarter Eagle
Liberty Half Eagle 1839-1908   $5 Liberty Head Half Eagle
Indian Half Eagle 1908-1929   $5 Indian Head Half Eagle
Liberty Eagle 1838-1907   $10 Liberty Head Eagle
Indian Eagle 1907-1933   $10 Indian Head Eagle
Liberty Double Eagle 1849-1907   $20 Liberty Head Double Eagle
Saint Gaudens Double Eagle 1907-1933   $20 Saint Gaudens Double Eagle
Gold Price per Troy Ounce:
Gold Spot Price Last Updated on Server:
Price Spread:   %
Amount of Wear:   %

Total Gold Value:

Total Gold Weight
Troy Ounces: 

Price Spread
Bid Price: 
Ask Price: 
Resultant values will be rounded to two or more decimal places depending on length.
Calculator only figures total gold value and weight. Does not include any copper value or weight.

How to use the U.S. Gold Coin Melt Value Calculator.

Enter the total quantity of coins for each type of gold coin in the entire coin lot. Enter your numbers in the corresponding text boxes to the right of each gold coin description (blue link). You could also just click on the gold coin's picture, or its link, to increase the value in its text box by 1. The calculator will automatically update the Total Gold Value (in red), whenever the number of gold coins has been changed.

The Total Gold Value is computed based on the U.S. Dollar amount shown in the Gold Price text box. You could also use one of the other major world currencies available in the drop-down menu located underneath the prices. The default price is updated frequently during normal trading hours. You can adjust the Gold Price to reflect the amount you'd prefer to pay per ounce for the gold content in any assortment of U.S. gold coins. This can help you to figure the maximum bid you could post for an online gold coin auction.

In addition to the Total Gold Value (in red), the gold coin calculator will also figure a Bid and Ask price based on the value shown in the Price Spread text box. This value defaults to 5%, but can be changed if you like. The gold Bid and Ask prices are displayed in the lower area of the gold results box, for those who would like to use them.

The U.S. gold coin calculator indicates total gold value and total gold content based on the measure of gold contained in uncirculated gold coins that do not have any wear. A circulated gold coin, which does show some wear, will not contain as much gold. You might want to enter a percentage of that wear in the "Amount of Wear" text box. An amount greater than the default value of 0 (zero), will adjust the total gold value and total gold weight results accordingly.

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