Description and Analysis

Gold Eagles - $50
1988 W EAGLE G$50 PF

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.

In 1988, the mintage of proof $50 gold eagles continued to drop precipitously. In fact, it was down another 41% to 87,133. Quality was once again good, with some 37% grading PF70UC at NGC. (6/2016)