Information and History of 1987 $50 Gold Coins
Value of 1987 Fifty Dollar Gold Coin
The 1987 $50 gold coin is basically just valued for its precious metal content. All that means is that the value of the coin will change depending on the current market value 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 markets these coins every year. The only difference is the year on the coin; all the other design elements are the same year to year. Whether we are talking about a coin issued in 1987, 2013, or any other year – you will always see the same features.
The 1987 one ounce coin has text that reads: MCMLXXXVII – 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 holding a branch and torch. The back or reverse of the coin has a family of eagles.
1987-W $50 Gold American Eagle Proof: If you look above you can see where there were 147,498 $50 proof gold coins minted by the U.S. Mint in 1987. Regular issue coins don’t have a mintmark. Proof coins have the letter W below the year on the front of the coin. The two types of coins are the same otherwise.
Right now we are paying at least the full melt value for 1987 $50 AGE coins. Contact us to get an exact offer on your coin or entire collection.