Price Guide and Information About 1988 $1 Silver Coins
Value of 1988 American Silver Eagle
An American Silver Eagle, also called an ASE by some collectors, is a bullion coin minted by the U.S. mint. Each coin has a face value of just one dollar. However, these are bullion coins, meaning they have a precious metals content. All 1988 American Silver Eagle coins are made up of one ounce of pure silver. Because of that silver content, each regular issue 1988 $1 silver coin usually trades for around $2 above or below the current price of an ounce of silver depending on if you are buying or selling. For your information, we pay the current spot price for non-proof American Silver Eagles. As an example, if the silver spot price is $20, then we will pay $20 per coin.
Each one dollar coin has the following text: 1988 – LIBERTY – In God We Trust – United States Of America – E Pluribus Unum – 1 OZ. Fine Silver One Dollar | The design is fairly simple. The front (or obverse) of the coin pictures a woman with the sun behind her. The back, which is also called the reverse, pictures an eagle, shield, and 13 stars.
Be sure to check and see if you have a proof 1988 American Silver Eagle. A proof coin has a S mint mark under the left side of the eagle. The letter S signifies that the proof coin was minted in San Francisco. Collectors call these 1988-S ASEs. Proof coins are considered more valuable than regular strikes. Contact us to get an offer on your coin.