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Ounce of Gold

The largest American Gold Eagle is a perfect example of a coin containing one troy ounce of gold, although the coin itself weighs more than an ounce of gold. This is because the percentage of gold contained in the coin is 91.67% with the rest of the coin containing copper and silver to harden the coin for durability while keeping it a bright yellow color. This type of coinage began in 1986 as it marked America’s return to producing high quality collectible gold coinage with an official legal tender monetary value and was the first time America made a coin with an full troy ounce of gold. Following the trend of countries around the world producing coins with one troy ounce of gold, The United States wanted to make available to it’s people coins that were not only an ounce of gold, but also coins in different denominations that are a fraction of an ounce of gold.

Initially these coins were meant for investment purposes, but shortly after their release coin collectors the world over latched onto these coins with the famous design. They are modeled after the coveted St. Gaudens 20 dollar double eagle made earlier in the century with slightly less than an ounce of gold. An ounce of gold can be measured in two ways, a troy ounce of gold which is equivalent to 31.1 grams of gold or an Avoirdupois ounce of gold which is equivalent to 28.35 grams of gold. The troy ounce of gold is the standard measuring unit used by governments and free markets around the world. By using this system of weights and measures to determine an ounce of gold, the consumer can feel confident that when the buy an ounce of gold, they are, in fact, getting an ounce of gold. The American Gold Eagle is just one of many ways a consumer can purchase an ounce of gold. An ounce of gold can come in the form of official government coinage from countries around the world as well as private mints that make bullion bars that contain an ounce of gold as well as bullion rounds that contain an ounce of gold.

When it’s time to sell gold or buy gold, Nevada Coin & Jewelry is your one stop shop. We’ll buy any coin or bullion bar that contains an ounce of gold, or any measure or shape of gold that you wish to sell. Just call or come in to any of the Nevada Coin & Jewelry locations serving the Las Vegas valley to exercise your right to buy or sell an ounce of gold today.



East Flamingo

Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday 8:30 am – 2:30 pm
Sunday Closed

West Flamingo

Monday – Friday 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday Closed



The staff are quick at work but not too quick to make you feel pressured into buying items or selling your items. They teach you about the items and tell you if they have use for your items or not. If they don’t have use for your items they call other places to see if they have a use for the items. Great staff!


I brought them some gold pendants, rings and a few other pieces. I knew they weren’t worth that much but I needed the cash. The guys (and there are a lot of them) were really nice and not the least bit condescending. They know when you come in to sell there is a reason but they don’t make you feel bad or inadequate. The store is filled with interesting objects for sale and for show. A very nice and very fair place to buy and sell. I highly recommend them.

Linda P.

Outstanding experience! This is the best place to change your gold with a great attention. I’m completely impressive because they have a smooth and fast service, definitely nice people!

Pablo V.

What inspired me to go to NV Coin and Jewelry was I was an ad on the TV for the shop. I was not too sure about going to NV Coin and Jewelry to sell my jewelry because I have been to many other pawn shops but haven’t found a good deal for my jewelry. After I went to Nevada Coin and Jewelry it was a big relief for me selling my jewelry for a good price.


A.J. and Robert are so friendly and make it so you have the best deal with the items you bring them. They have so much knowledge about all the items they have in their shop and they like to teach others about what they know…


Always a good experience here! Definitely the place in town I enjoy buying coins from, and I’d recommend them to anybody. Helpful staff, reasonable prices, and wide selection.

Daniel B.

Been living in Vegas for many years and never had to sell or hock any of my items unfortunately as luck would have it that day did eventually find me and let me tell you is it a tough racket to find a decent place out here to do business with. Pawn shops are a joke and could care less about their customers and treated me like another number. Tried and tried and place after place the numbers where all over the place. Finally decided to go to these guys and I’m glad I did. They tested each piece of my jewelry right in from of me with some kind of xray machine. They explained how they calculated the price and paid me cash on the spot. Avery was very helpful and didn’t mind answering my questions and explaining what they do. I left feeling I got the best price for my items. I would recommend them to anyone looking to sell their jewelry.

Christian M.

While vacationing in Las Vegas I did what a lot of people do I’m sure or at least that’s what I’m telling my wife ..I blew through the money I brought a little quicker than expected and I ended up having to shop my Rolex around to several dealers to save the trip. So I looked online for places, most offers over the phone were low and that’s if they would even quote me in the first place. I spoke to a guy at Nevada Coin and Jewelry who gave me a fair ball park price and a reasonable explanation as to why his number couldn’t be solid. Went down expecting to get the lower number and in fact Robert their Rolex expert said my Rolex was a better model then I had described. He paid me a higher number than he quoted. Thanks for saving my vacation guys.

Weldon O.

This dealer was beyond excellent in all respects! No low-ball games, no fooling around. These people are honest, and the transaction was handled smoothly with complete transparency. I will definitely recommend Nevada Coin & Jewelry to everybody I know!

Richard C.

This place is definitely recommended!!! A.J. and David are amazing…very helpful and nice people at that! I would totally consider going to this place.

Bree D.

Really cool cats over at Nevada Coin and Jewelry. You would’ve thought that I was “Madonna” the way those guys treated me. I was so mesmerized by all of the antiques, they have in there, I believe I was there for two hours, just looking, unbelieveable! When I went in I was so hot, they offered me a cold bottle of water, how cool is that? It felt like home to me. I wanted to get a price for some old jewelry that was passed down by grandma, I was well satisfied. When I left the shop, I was singing “Money, Money, Money.


A great selection of coins and other numismatic related material. Very professional.