Coin Specifications

Category: Silver Eagles (1986-Date)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 5,004,646
Obverse Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Reverse Designer: John Mercanti
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9993
Weight: 31.1000g
ASW: 1
Melt Value: $17.03 (9/24/2017)
Diameter: 40.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1988 EAGLE S$1 MS obverse 1988 EAGLE S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1988 Silver Eagle is the 3rd issue of the series. It saw a dramatic decrease in mintage from the 11+ million minted in 1987 to a rather paltry by comparison 5 million in 1988. This date is rarely rewarded the grade of MS70 by NGC, with only 0.38% of those submitted attaining that grade. (7/2015)

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 2/7/2017

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1988 EAGLE S$1 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 24.00 24.50 25.00 25.50 26.00 27.00 28.00 29.00 35.00 60.00 2200

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 103898
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 68
High Grade: 70


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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9/22/2008 NGC MS 69   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 285, 291/Lot# 1668 $23.00
1/30/2011 PCGS MS 67   Goldberg January 30 - February 3, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 62/Lot# 1977 $149.50
9/11/2011 NGC MS 69   Teletrade Auction 3135, 3135/Lot# 2148 $60.00
1/22/2012 PCGS MS 69   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/22/2012, 4/Lot# 30226 $48.00
10/7/2012 PCGS MS 69   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/07/2012, 43/Lot# 32400 $47.00
9/26/2014 PCGS MS 68   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3501, 6055/Lot# 20553 $76.38
9/7/2016 NGC MS 70   Heritage Auctions 2016 September 7 - 11 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(1), 1239/Lot# 3299 $998.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1988 EAGLE S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5959595963677276818589981021061111151191231351552372823
59595960646973788286929910310811211612012714218210990
00000073788286929910310811211612012714218200
000000757984889510110510911411812213114821000
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Grade: MS 70
Points: 2823
Owner: AEAGLE01
 
Grade: MS 70
Points: 2823
Owner: CoinSource2
 
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