- Coin Weight: 1.0909 troy oz. (33.931 grams)
- Coin Purity : 91.67% Gold, 3% Silver, Balance Copper
- Mint: United States Mint
- Legal Tender: $50 (USD)
- Coin Diameter: 32.70 mm
- Designer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens (obverse)/ Miley Busiek (reverse)
- Edge: Reeded
The obverse side features Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ full-length figure of Liberty holding a torch in her right hand and representing the beauty of America.
The reverse side depicts a male eagle carrying an olive branch flying above a nest. The eagle is taking care of his family, a female eagle and eaglets.