2004 $50 American Gold Eagle

2004 $50 American Gold Eagle

The 2004 $50 American Gold Eagle had a total mintage of over 417,000 coins struck at the Philadelphia Mint. These uncirculated, regular strike coins didn’t feature a mint mark like their Proof coin counterparts. The 2004 1 oz American Gold Eagle is possible to find in most Mint State grades, all the way up to a perfect Mint State 70 grade coin. 


History of the 2004 $50 American Gold Eagle

The Philadelphia Mint was known for its excellent craftsmanship. The 2004 $50 American Gold Eagle is a beautiful coin that is possible to find well-struck with attractive surfaces and a nice luster. 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.


2004 $50 American Gold Eagle Value

The 2004 $50 American Gold Eagle value reaches upwards of just over $3,000 for some of the perfect condition coins that have sold in the past. This is a small premium for a beautiful example. The 2004 1 oz American Gold Eagle would make a valuable addition to any Gold Eagle series collection. 


Type of coin: $50 Coin

Year: 2004 $50 American Gold Eagle

American Gold Eagle Mint Mark: Philadelphia

Total mintage: 417,019

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