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.
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.
Gold Price per Troy Ounce:
Gold Spot Price Data Last Updated:
Total Gold Value:
Total Gold 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
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.