Information and History of 1989 $50 Gold Coins
Value of 1989 Fifty Dollar Gold Coin
The 1989 $50 gold coin is for the most part just a bullion coin. All that means is that the value of the coin will fluctuate depending on the current melt 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 produces these coins every year. The only difference is the year on the coin; the rest of the coin stays the same. The coin can be dated 1989, 2005, or any other year – you will always see the same features.
The 1989 one ounce coin has the following text: MCMLXXXIX – 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 a female (Lady Liberty) holding a branch and torch. The back or reverse of the coin has an eagle.
1989-W $50 Gold American Eagle Proof: At the top of the page you can see where there were 54,570 $50 proof gold coins issued by the U.S. Mint in 1989. Only proof coins will have the small W below the year on the front of the coin. The mintmark is the only difference between the two types of coins.
Right now we are paying at least the full melt value for 1989 $50 AGE coins. Contact us to get an exact offer on your coin or entire collection.