2013-W $50 American Gold Eagle

2013-W $50 American Gold Eagle

The 2013-W $50 American Gold Eagle had a total mintage of just under 25,000 coins struck at the West Point Mint. This Proof coin features the ‘W’ mint mark on the obverse of the coin and can be found in Deep Cameo. While the 2013-W 1 oz American Gold Eagle is possible to find in most Mint State grades, it often maxes out at MS69. 


History of the 2013-W $50 American Gold Eagle

The 2013-W $50 American Gold Eagle is a valuable coin that is worth finding well-struck with attractive surfaces and great overall eye appeal. 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.


2013-W $50 American Gold Eagle Value

The 2013-W 1 oz American Gold Eagle value reaches upwards of $2,300 for the highest grades of the coin available. It is worth the effort to seek out a beautiful coin free from the surface scratches that can be common with this heavier coin. The 2013-W $50 American Gold Eagle would make an excellent addition to any Gold Eagle series collection. 


Type of coin: $50 Coin

Year: 2013-W $50 American Gold Eagle

American Gold Eagle Mint Mark: West Point Mint

Total mintage: 24,710

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