1994 $50 American Gold Eagle

1994 $50 American Gold Eagle

The 1994 $50 American Gold Eagle had a total mintage of just over 221,000. This coin was struck at the Philadelphia Mint and was an uncirculated, regular strike coin that didn’t feature a mint mark like the Proof coins. It’s possible to find the 1994 1 oz American Gold Eagle in most Mint State grades, all the way up to a perfect Mint State 70 coin that can be found with some careful searching. 


History of the 1994 $50 American Gold Eagle

The 1994 $50 American Gold Eagle is a beautiful coin that was struck at the Philadelphia Mint, which was known for its excellent craftsmanship. 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.


1994 $50 American Gold Eagle Value

The 1994 $50 American Gold Eagle value reaches upwards of just over $6,000 for some of the highest grades available. It’s possible to find this coin at less of a premium without sacrificing the eye appeal of the coin by searching for mid-range Mint State grade coins. The 1994 American Gold Eagle 1 oz is a valuable coin that would make a great addition to any Gold Eagle series collection. 


Type of coin: $50 Coin

Year: 1994 $50 American Gold Eagle

American Gold Eagle Mint Mark: Philadelphia

Total mintage: 221,663

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