Value of 1998 $5 American Gold Eagle Coin

Approximate Current Value: $125

Diameter: 16.50 mm
Mintage/Proof: 1344520 / 39395
Weight: 3.39 grams
Metal: Gold
I Own 1998 American Gold Eagle AGE (1986-Present)

Information and History of 1998 $5 Gold Coins

Value of 1998 Five Dollar Gold Coin

The 1998 $5 gold coin is pretty much just a precious metals coin. All that means is that the value of the coin will fluctuate based on the current value of gold. This coin weighs a tenth of an ounce. So you can divide the current price of gold by ten to get the precious metal value of this coin. Collectors refer to these as AGE or American Gold Eagles. The United States Mint issues these coins every year. The only change is just the year; no other coin changes take place. Whether we are talking about a coin from 1998, 1987, or any other year – you will always see the same features.

The 1998 tenth ounce coin has text that shows: 1998 – Liberty – United States of America – E Pluribus Unum – In God We Trust – 1/10 OZ. Fine Gold ~ 5 Dollars – MB JW. The back or reverse of the coin pictures an eagle. The front or obverse of the coin has a female (Lady Liberty) holding a branch and torch.

1998-W $5 Gold American Eagle Proof: At the top of the page you can see where there were 39,395 $5 proof gold coins minted by the U.S. Mint in 1998. 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 1998 $5 AGE coins. Contact us to get an exact offer on your coin or entire collection.