Information and History of 2008 $50 Gold Coins
Value of 2008 Fifty Dollar Gold Coin
The 2008 $50 gold coin is in most cases just valued for its precious metal content. All that means is that the value of the coin will change 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 style of the coin stays the same. Whether we are talking about a coin minted in 2008, 1988, or any other year – you will always see the same features.
The 2008 one ounce coin has this written on it: 2008 – 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 torch. The back or reverse of the coin has a family of eagles.
2008-W $50 Gold American Eagle Proof: If you look above you can see where there were 30,237 $50 proof gold coins minted by the U.S. Mint in 2008. A proof coin will have a small W under the year. Otherwise the two types of coins look the same.
Right now we are paying at least the full melt value for 2008 $50 AGE coins. Contact us to get an exact offer on your coin or entire collection.