1999 $50 American Gold Eagle

1999 $50 American Gold Eagle

The 1999 $50 American Gold Eagle saw another issue year of over 1.5 million coins struck at the Philadelphia Mint. The uncirculated, regular strike coins are plentiful and can be found in many Mint State grades all the way up to a perfect condition MS70 coin. The 1999 1 oz American Gold Eagle is a valuable coin that commands a small premium in the highest grades in spite of a large mintage. 


History of the 1999 $50 American Gold Eagle

When looking for your ideal 1999 $50 American Gold Eagle, seek out coins with a sharp strike and attractive surfaces. 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.


1999 $50 American Gold Eagle Value

The 1999 $50 American Gold Eagle value reaches upwards of $4,700 for the highest grades of the coin documented and sold in previous years. This beautiful coin can be found in more accessible prices depending on the seller and the quality of the coin. The 1999 1 oz American Gold Eagle would make an excellent addition to any Gold Eagle series collection. 


Type of coin: $50 Coin

Year: 1999 $50 American Gold Eagle

American Gold Eagle Mint Mark: Philadelphia

Total mintage: 1,505,026

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