1999-W $50 Gold Eagle, DCAM PR70DCAM Certification #29846842, PCGS #9946

Expert Comments

Jaime Hernandez

This is the fourteenth year in which the Mint has struck $50 Proof American Gold Eagles for collectors.

Issue Date: On April 21, 1999 the Mint announced that order forms would begin to ship out on April 30, 1999 which would allow customers to order the coins directly from the Mint.

Issue Price: $575 for the 1 oz. Proof coin. And $999. for the 4 coin set.

Maximum Authorized Mintage: 8,000

End of Sales: December 31, 1999.

Notes: To celebrate the success of the American Gold Eagle coin series, the Mint also sent a special poster as a gift to customers who spent over $150 on any of the different Proof Gold eagle coins that year. The poster was created by Oren Sherman representing an Art Nouveau of the original 1907 Saint Gaudens' coin design. 

Diameter
32.70 millimeters
Designer
Augustus Saint Gaudens/Miley Busiek
Edge
Reeded
Mintage
31,427
Weight
33.93 grams
Metal Content
91.67% Gold, 3% Silver, 5.33% Copper
Region
The United States of America
Pop Higher
0
Pop Lower
2270
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR70DCAM PCGS grade
1 PR70DCAM PCGS grade
1 PR70DCAM PCGS grade
1 PR70DCAM PCGS grade
1 PR70DCAM PCGS grade