1995-W $50 American Gold Eagle

1995-W $50 American Gold Eagle

The 1995-W $50 American Gold Eagle had a total mintage of just over 46,000 coins. This Proof coin was struck at the West Point Mint and featured the ‘W’ mint mark on the obverse of the coin. The Deep Cameo 1995-W 1 oz Proof American Gold Eagle is a beautiful coin that can be found in most Proof grades, all the way up to a perfect Proof 70. 


History of the 1995-W $50 American Gold Eagle

When looking for your ideal 1995-W $50 American Gold Eagle, it’s worth the effort to look for a coin with minimal surface abrasions and a sharp strike. The obverse of the American Gold Eagle was designed by Augustus Saint Gaudens, featuring the full-length Lady Liberty with her hair flowing and a long dress. She carries 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. The American Gold Eagle is the official gold bullion coin of the United States.


1995-W $50 American Gold Eagle Value

The 1995-W $50 American Gold Eagle value reaches upwards of $10,000 for the highest grades of the coin. This particular coin commands a higher price than some of the other coins in the series. The 1995-W 1 oz American Gold Eagle would make a valuable addition to any American Gold Eagle series collection. 


Type of coin: $50 Coin

Year: 1995-W $50 American Gold Eagle

American Gold Eagle Mint Mark: West Point

Total mintage: 46,368

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