Information and History of 1988 $10 Gold Coins
Value of 1988 Ten Dollar Gold Coin
The 1988 $10 gold coin is essentially just valued for its precious metal content. All that means is that the value of the coin will change depending on the current price of gold. This coin weighs a quarter of an ounce. So you can divide the current price of gold by four to get the melt value of this coin. Collectors refer to these as AGE or American Gold Eagles. The United States Mint releases these coins every year. The only difference is the year on the coin; everything else is exactly the same. It doesn’t matter if the coin was issued in 1988, 2007, or any other year – you will always see the same features.
The 1988 quarter ounce coin has text that says: MCMLXXXVIII – Liberty – United States of America – E Pluribus Unum – In God We Trust – 1/4 OZ. Fine Gold ~ 10 Dollars – MB JW. The front or obverse of the coin pictures a female (Lady Liberty) holding a torch. The back or reverse of the coin has a family of eagles.
1988-P $10 Gold American Eagle Proof: If you look above you can see where there were 98,028 $10 proof gold coins minted by the U.S. Mint in 1988. There will be a small P under the year on the front of the coin if you have a proof. The two types of coins are virtually identical otherwise.
Right now we are paying at least the full melt value for 1988 $10 AGE coins. Contact us to get an exact offer on your coin or entire collection.