2017 $50 American Gold Eagle

2017 $50 American Gold Eagle

The 2017 $50 American Gold Eagle had a total mintage of over 228,000 coins struck at the Philadelphia Mint. This location was known for its excellent craftsmanship and the 2017 1 oz American Gold Eagle lives up to that expectation with beautiful, well-struck coins that can be found all the way up to perfect condition Mint State 70 coins. 


History of the 2017 $50 American Gold Eagle

The 2017 $50 American Gold Eagle is worth the effort to find with a sharp strike and minimal to no surface abrasions that can be common with this heavier coin. 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.


2017 $50 American Gold Eagle Value

The 2017 1 oz American Gold Eagle value reaches upwards of $2,000 for the highest grade coins available. This is a small premium, and this series can be collected for more affordable prices by seeking out sellers who offer value without sacrificing quality. The 2017 $50 American Gold Eagle would make a great addition to any Gold Eagle series collection. 


Type of coin: $50 Coin

Year: 2017 $50 American Gold Eagle

American Gold Eagle Mint Mark: Philadelphia Mint

Total mintage: 228,500

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