2006-W $50 American Gold Eagle

2006-W $50 American Gold Eagle

The 2006-W $50 American Gold Eagle had a total mintage of just over 47,000 coins struck at the West Point Mint. This Proof coin features the ‘W’ mint mark on the obverse of the coin. It’s possible to find this 20th anniversary Deep Cameo set in most Proof grades, and at a small premium for the highest grades. 


History of the 2006-W $50 American Gold Eagle

The 2006-W 1 oz American Gold Eagle is a beautiful coin that is worth finding well-struck with 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. A small image of the Capitol building can be located 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 baby.


2006-W $50 American Gold Eagle Value

The 2006-W $50 American Gold Eagle value reaches upwards of around $6,600 for this coin, but can be found at lower prices depending on the seller and grade of the coin. The 2006-W 1 oz American Gold Eagle is a beautiful coin that would make a valuable addition to any Gold Eagle series collection. 


Type of coin: $50 Coin

Year: 2006-W $50 American Gold Eagle

American Gold Eagle Mint Mark: West Point

Total mintage: 47,092

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