2015-W $50 American Gold Eagle

2015-W $50 American Gold Eagle

The 2015-W $50 American Gold Eagle had a total mintage of over 28,000 coins struck at the West Point Mint. This Proof coin featured the ‘W’ mint mark found on the obverse of the coin. The 2015-W 1 oz American Gold Eagle can be found well-struck in most higher Proof grades in Deep Cameo, and becomes more difficult to find in perfect Proof 70, although not impossible. 


History of the 2015-W $50 American Gold Eagle

The 2015-W $50 American Gold Eagle is a beautiful coin with an average-sized mintage for the Proof coins at the West Point Mint. 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 carries 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. Sculptor Miley Busiek designed the reverse of the coin. It features a male 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.


2015-W $50 American Gold Eagle Value

The 2015-W $50 American Gold Eagle value reaches upwards of $2,000 for the highest grades of the coin. This is a relatively affordable coin, even in the highest grades, in comparison to the other coins in the series. The 2015-W American Gold Eagle 1 oz coin would make an excellent addition to any Gold Eagle series collection. 


Type of coin: $50 Coin

Year: 2015-W $50 American Gold Eagle

American Gold Eagle Mint Mark: West Point Mint

Total mintage: 28,673

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