1992-W $50 American Gold Eagle

1993-W $50 American Gold Eagle

The 1993-W $50 American Gold Eagle had a total mintage of just over 44,000. This Proof coin was struck at the West Point Mint and features the ‘W’ mint mark on the obverse of the coin. It’s possible to find this low mintage, Deep Cameo coin in most Mint States, all the way up to a perfect Proof 70 with some careful searching. 


History of the 1993-W $50 American Gold Eagle

When looking for your ideal 1993-W 1 oz American Gold Eagle, seek out ones with a sharp strike and blemish-free surfaces as much as possible. These are heavy coins that can result in nicks and scratches. The American Gold Eagle is the official gold bullion coin of the United States. The obverse of the American Gold Eagle was designed by Augustus Saint Gaudens, a rendition of the full-length Lady Liberty with her hair flowing and a long dress. She holds a torch in her right hand and an olive branch in her left. There is a small image of the Capitol building in the background. The reverse of the coin was designed by sculptor, Miley Busiek. It features a male American Bald Eagle clutching an olive branch, flying over a nest with a female eagle and her eaglet.


1993-W $50 American Gold Eagle Value

The 1993-W $50 American Gold Eagle value reaches upwards of almost $5,000 for a perfect Proof 70 coin. It’s possible to build this collection at lower prices by seeking out lower Mint State grades and depending on where you purchase them. You can find great values out there! The 1993-W $50 American Gold Eagle would make an excellent addition to any American Gold Eagle series collection. 


Type of coin: $50 Coin

Year: 1992-W $50 American Gold Eagle

American Gold Eagle Mint Mark: West Point

Total mintage: 44,826

Metal content: 91.67% Gold, 3% Silver, 5.33% Copper

Face value: Fifty Dollars

Weight: 33.93 grams

Edge: Reeded

Designer: Augustus Saint Gaudens/Miley Busiek

Diameter: 32.70 millimeters