About the 1988 $50 Gold American Eagle
The 1988 $50 Gold American Eagle is one of the earliest versions of this coin, and one of only six years of a variant which prints the date mark in Roman numerals. It makes a fine collector's coin in addition to being a good bullion coin.
Each $50 Gold American Eagle contains 1 Troy oz. of .9167 fine gold, backed and guaranteed by the U.S. Government. It's a brilliant coin, featuring the gorgeous early 20th century design of Augustus Saint-Gaudens on the obverse and the modern work of Miley Busiek on the reverse.
What makes this coin a good buy?
This coin offers a great deal of potential. Shipped to you in brilliant uncirculated condition it is already well-positioned to fetch excellent prices from collectors in the future. Typically, early release coins with design variations like this one perform very well.
Thus, you can have your cake and eat it too, investing both in the coin's gold content and in the potential collector's value. What could be better? Add the 1988 $50 Gold American Eagle to your collection today!