1995-W $50 ONE-OUNCE GOLD "AMERICAN EAGLE"
Circulation strikes: 0
Obverse - Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Reverse - Miley Busiek
Diameter: 32.7 millimeters
Gold - 91.7%
Silver - 3.0%
Copper - 5.3%
Weight: 33.93 grams
Mintmark: "W" for West
Point, New York below and to the right of the date
courtesy of Global
Certification Services, Inc.
The 1995-W $50 One-Ounce Gold "American Eagle" is part of a
series of bullion coins begun in 1986 to compete with international gold
coins such as the Canadian Maple Leaf and the South African Krugerrand.
Proof versions were struck at the U.S. Branch Mint at West Point, New York
-- they display a small "W" below the date (Uncirculated
versions do not have a mintmark). Considerable attention has been
directed towards all of the 1995-W coins because of the rarity of the
1995-W $1 Silver Bullion Coin (the only One-Dollar bullion coin struck at West Point,
with a limited mintage of only 30,125 pieces and currently worth between
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