Value of 1998 $50 American Gold Eagle Coin

Approximate Current Value: $1,200

Diameter: 32.70 mm
Mintage/Proof: 1468530 / 25886
Weight: 33.93 grams
Metal: Gold
I Own 1998 American Gold Eagle AGE (1986-Present)

Information and History of 1998 $50 Gold Coins

Value of 1998 Fifty Dollar Gold Coin

The 1998 $50 gold coin is in most cases just a bullion coin. All that means is that the value of the coin will fluctuate depending on the current trading 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 sells 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 made in 1998, 2003, or any other year – you will always see the same features.

The 1998 one ounce coin has this written on it: 1998 – 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 an eagle. The front or obverse of the coin has a female (Lady Liberty) holding a branch.

1998-W $50 Gold American Eagle Proof: At the top of the page you can see where there were 25,886 $50 proof gold coins issued by the U.S. Mint in 1998. Only proof coins will have the small W below the year on the front of the coin. Otherwise the two types of coins look the same.

Right now we are paying at least the full melt value for 1998 $50 AGE coins. Contact us to get an exact offer on your coin or entire collection.