Coin Specifications

Category: Gold Eagles - $50 (1986-Date)
Mint: West Point
Mintage: 30,237
Obverse Designer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Reverse Designer: Miley Busiek
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9167
Weight: 33.9300g
AGW: 1
Melt Value: $1288.50 (11/24/2017)
Diameter: 32.7mm
Edge: Reeded
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2008 W EAGLE G$50 PF obverse 2008 W EAGLE G$50 PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

First struck in 1986, Gold Eagles are one of the world's most popular ways to buy gold. The coins are available in 1/10oz, 1/4oz, 1/2oz, and 1oz sizes, with face values of $5, $10, $25, and $50, respectively.

Proof $50 gold eagle sales dropped by 40% from 2007 to 2008 as investors flocked to cheaper bullion options. Only 30,237 coins were sold this year. Quality did improve from 2007's low numbers however, with some 66% earning the grade of PF70UC at NGC. (6/2016)

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Last Updated: 4/18/2017

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2008 W EAGLE G$50 PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1525 1725 2000

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1383
Low Grade: 63
Average Grade: 69
High Grade: 70


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Date
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1/31/2010 NGC PF 70   Ultra Cameo Goldberg January 31 - February 3, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 57/Lot# 1881 $1,438.00
5/3/2010 NGC PF 70   Ultra Cameo Stack's Bowers The May 2010 Online Auction, 54/Lot# 813 $1,840.00
6/12/2011 PCGS PF 69   Ultra Cameo Teletrade Auction 3082, 3082/Lot# 2480 $1,725.00
4/24/2013 PCGS PF 70   Ultra Cameo Heritage Auctions 2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(9), 1184/Lot# 10105 $2,232.50
7/20/2014 NGC PF 70   Ultra Cameo Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131430/Lot# 28718 $3,407.50
10/12/2014 PCGS PF 70   Ultra Cameo GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/12/2014, 190/Lot# 122406 $2,400.00
10/31/2016 NGC PF 70   Ultra Cameo Heritage Auctions 2016 October 31 - November 2 US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(2), 1241/Lot# 5074 $1,527.50
7/6/2017 NGC PF 70   Ultra Cameo Heritage Auctions 2017 July 6 - 9 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN Session(4), 1257/Lot# 8214 $1,415.88


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 2008 W G$50 PF EAGLE Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base93896910011034106711031138117412121249128913281442156316901825196920292087214322852464
94898010121045107911151150118712241262130213661482160517351873198920482106219023450
0000001150118712241262130213661482160517351873198920482106219000
0000001162119912371276131514041523164817801921200920682124223800
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