2011 $50 American Gold Eagle

2011 $50 American Gold Eagle

The 2011 $50 American Gold Eagle is the 25th anniversary coin of the American Gold Eagle series. It is a regular strike coin that was struck at the Philadelphia Mint with a total mintage of 857,000 coins. This was a smaller mintage than the previous two years, but still possible to find in perfect Mint State 70 condition. The 2011 1 oz American Gold Eagle is an affordable coin that can be found in most Mint State grades. 


History of the 2011 $50 American Gold Eagle

When looking for your ideal 2011 American Gold Eagle 1 oz coin, seek out coins that are well-struck with minimal surface abrasions that can be caused due to the heavier weight of the coin. 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 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 an 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.


2011 $50 American Gold Eagle Value

The 2011 $50 American Gold Eagle value reaches upwards of around $2,000 for some of the highest grades of the coin available. It’s possible to find this coin for much lower prices and just requires some careful searching. The 2011 1 oz American Gold Eagle would make a valuable addition to any Gold Eagle series collection. 


Type of coin: $50 Coin

Year: 2011 $50 American Gold Eagle

American Gold Eagle Mint Mark: Philadelphia Mint

Total mintage: 857,000

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