Information and History of 1986 $50 Gold Coins
Value of 1986 Fifty Dollar Gold Coin
The 1986 $50 gold coin is essentially just a bullion coin. All that means is that the value of the coin will fluctuate depending on the current price of gold. This is a one ounce coin. So it is worth what one ounce of gold is worth. Collectors refer to these as AGE or American Gold Eagles. The United States Mint releases these coins every year. The only difference is the year on the coin; otherwise everything else is exactly the same. Whether we are talking about a coin from 1986, 2017, or any other year – you will always see the same features.
The 1986 one ounce coin has text that says: MCMLXXXVI – Liberty – United States of America – E Pluribus Unum – In God We Trust – 1 OZ. Fine Gold ~ 50 Dollars – MB JW. The front or obverse of the coin pictures Lady Liberty. The back or reverse of the coin has an eagle.
1986-W $50 Gold American Eagle Proof: At the top of the page you can see where there were 446,290 $50 proof gold coins released by the U.S. Mint in 1986. You can tell if you have a proof coin by looking for a small W below the year. The two types of coins are virtually identical otherwise.
Right now we are paying at least the full melt value for 1986 $50 AGE coins. Contact us to get an exact offer on your coin or entire collection.