Information and History of 1996 $50 Gold Coins
Value of 1996 Fifty Dollar Gold Coin
The 1996 $50 gold coin is essentially just valued for its precious metal content. All that means is that the value of the coin will change 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; all the other design elements are the same year to year. It doesn’t matter if the coin is dated as 1996, 2011, or any other year – you will always see the same features.
The 1996 one ounce coin has text that says: 1996 – Liberty – United States of America – E Pluribus Unum – In God We Trust – 1 OZ. Fine Gold ~ 50 Dollars – MB JW. The back or reverse of the coin pictures a family of eagles. The front or obverse of the coin has Lady Liberty holding a branch.
1996-W $50 Gold American Eagle Proof: If you look above you can see where there were 16,153 $50 proof gold coins issued by the U.S. Mint in 1996. The only difference between a proof coin and a regular strike coin is the W mint mark below the year. Proofs have the P. The two types of coins are virtually identical otherwise.
Right now we are paying at least the full melt value for 1996 $50 AGE coins. Contact us to get an exact offer on your coin or entire collection.