Information and History of 1997 $50 Gold Coins
Value of 1997 Fifty Dollar Gold Coin
The 1997 $50 gold coin is basically just a bullion product. All that means is that the value of the coin will be different 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; the style of the coin looks exactly the same year to year. It doesn’t matter if the coin was issued in 1997, 2007, or any other year – you will always see the same features.
The 1997 one ounce coin has text that reads: 1997 – 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 flying eagle. The front or obverse of the coin has a woman (Lady Liberty) holding a branch.
1997-W $50 Gold American Eagle Proof: At the top right of this webpage you can see where there were 32,999 $50 proof gold coins issued by the U.S. Mint in 1997. Look for a small P under the year to tell if you have a proof. Regular coins will not have the W. Everything else about the two coins is the same.
Right now we are paying at least the full melt value for 1997 $50 AGE coins. Contact us to get an exact offer on your coin or entire collection.