2018 $50 American Gold Eagle

2018 $50 American Gold Eagle

The 2018 $50 American Gold Eagle had a total mintage of 191,000 coins struck at the Philadelphia Mint. This was a somewhat smaller mintage compared to many of the previous years coins struck at this location. This regular strike, uncirculated coin can be found at relatively affordable prices, and is possible to find in most Mint State grades up to about MS69. 


History of the 2018 $50 American Gold Eagle

When looking for your ideal 2018 1 oz American Gold Eagle, seek out a coin with a sharp strike and minimal to no surface abrasions. 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 baby. The American Gold Eagle is the official gold bullion coin of the United States and the price of gold continues to rise, adding value to these special coins.


2018 $50 American Gold Eagle Value

The 2018 $50 American Gold Eagle value reaches upwards of around $2,000 for the higher Mint State grades of the coin. This coin is a beautiful coin that would add value to any collection. The 2018 American Gold Eagle 1 oz coin would make an excellent addition to any Gold Eagle series collection. 


Type of coin: $50 Coin

Year: 2018 $50 American Gold Eagle

American Gold Eagle Mint Mark: Philadelphia Mint

Total mintage: 191,000

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