50 Dollars "American Gold Eagle" Bullion Coinage

Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1986-2023
Value 50 Dollars (50 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Gold (.917) (Silver .030, Copper .053)
Weight 33.931 g
Diameter 32.7 mm
Thickness 2.83 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number
N#
23134
References KM# 219,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Fr# B1
Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg, Robert Friedberg; 2017. Gold Coins of the World : From Ancient Times to the Present (9th edition). Coin & Currency Institute, Williston, Vermont, United States.

Obverse

Standing Liberty holding torch and olive branch

Script: Latin

Lettering:
LIBERTY
2006
W
ASG

Engraver: Augustus Saint-Gaudens Read more on Wikipedia

Augustus Saint-Gaudens was an American sculptor of the Beaux-Arts generation who most embodied the ideals of the "American Renaissance".

Reverse

Family of eagles

Script: Latin

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
IN GOD
WE TRUST
E PLURIBUS
UNUM
MB JW
1 OZ. FINE GOLD~50 DOLLARS

Translation:
United States of America
In God
We Trust
Out of Many
One
MB JW
1 oz. Fine Gold ~ 50 Dollars

Engraver: Miley Busiek

Edge

Reeded

Mints

United States Mint of Philadelphia, United States (1792-date)
W United States Mint of West Point, United States (1973-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1986  1 362 650 $ 1900 14% MCMLXXXVI
1986 W 446 290 $ 1800 9% MCMLXXXVI; Proof
1987  1 045 500 $ 1700 9% MCMLXXXVII
1987 W 147 498 $ 2500 4% MCMLXXXVII; Proof
1988  465 000 3% MCMLXXXVIII
1988 W 87 133 $ 2500 4% MCMLXXXVIII; Proof
1989  415 790 3% MCMLXXXIX
1989 W 54 570 3% MCMLXXXIX; Proof
1990  373 210 3% MCMXC
1990 W 62 401 2% MCMXC; Proof
1991  243 100 2% MCMXCI
1991 W 50 411 1.4% MCMXCI; Proof
1992  275 000 3%
1992 W 44 826 2% Proof
1993  480 192 4%
1993 W 34 369 1.4% Proof
1994  221 633 1.7%
1994 W 46 674 2% Proof
1995  200 636 2%
1995 W 46 368 2% Proof
1996  189 148 $ 1700 3%
1996 W 36 153 1.0% Proof
1997  664 508 3%
1997 W 32 999 0.7% Proof
1998  1 468 530 $ 2000 9%
1998 W 25 886 1.0% Proof
1999  1 505 026 $ 1900 6%
1999 W 31 427 1.0% Proof
2000  433 319 $ 1200 3%
2000 W 33 007 1.4% Proof
2001  143 605 1.4%
2001 W 24 555 1.0% Proof
2002  222 029 3%
2002 W 27 499 1.4% Proof
2003  416 032 1.7%
2003 W 28 344 2% Proof
2004  417 149 2%
2004 W 28 215 1.7% Proof
2005  356 555 1.4%
2005 W 35 246 1.0% Proof
2006  237 510 2%
2006 W 45 053 1.4% Burnished Unc.
2006 W 47 092 1.7% Proof
2007  140 016 1.0%
2007 W 18 066 1.0% Burnished Unc.
2007 W 51 810 2% Proof
2008  710 000 3%
2008 W 11 908 0.7% Burnished Unc.
2008 W 30 237 1.4% Proof
2009  1 493 000 $ 1900 6%
2010  1 125 000 3%
2010 W 59 480 1.7% Proof
2011  857 000 3%
2011 W 8 729 1.0% Burnished Unc.
2011 W 48 306 3% Proof
2012  675 000 4%
2012 W 6 118 0.7% Burnished Unc.
2012 W 23 630 1.7% Proof
2013  758 500 $ 1600 5%
2013 W 7 293 0.7% Burnished Unc.
2013 W 24 710 1.0% Proof
2014  425 000 4%
2014 W 7 902 0.7% Burnished Unc.
2014 W 28 703 2% Proof
2015  594 000 3%
2015 W 6 533 1.0% Burnished Unc.
2015 W 32 652 0.7% Proof
2016  817 500 6%
2016 W 6 887 0.7% Burnished Unc.
2016 W 40 044 2% Proof
2017  228 500 3%
2017 W 5 800 0.7% Burnished Unc.
2017 W 19 056 0.7% Proof
2018  191 000 $ 1300 4%
2018 W 8 518 0.7% Burnished Unc.
2018 W 15 570 1.7% Proof
2019  2%
2019  108 000 1.0% BU
2019 W 5 741 0.7% Burnished Unc.
2019 W 13 480 0.7% Proof
2020  1.7%
2020  747 500 $ 2100 4% BU
2020 W 6 310 1.0% Burnished Unc.
2020 W 15 780 0.7% Proof
2020 W 1 945 0.7% Proof with WWII Privy
2021  $ 1800 5% BU
2021 W 1.4% Proof
2022  3% BU
2023  3%

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Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Sold price
Picture 1 of a sold 50 Dollars "American Gold Eagle" (Bullion Coinage)
Katz
Auction 66
Lot 747
Internet Archive
Sep 18, 2022 1996 UNC USD 1734.17
(EUR 1602.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
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