Information and History of 2008 $5 Gold Coins
Value of 2008 Five Dollar Gold Coin
The 2008 $5 gold coin is pretty much just valued for its bullion. All that means is that the value of the coin will change based on the current value of gold. This coin weighs a tenth of an ounce. So you can divide the current price of gold by ten to get the precious metal value of this coin. Collectors refer to these as AGE or American Gold Eagles. The United States Mint issues these coins every year. The only change is just the year; everything else is exactly the same. It doesn’t matter if the coin is dated as 2008, 1991, or any other year – you will always see the same features.
The 2008 tenth ounce coin has text that shows: 2008 – Liberty – United States of America – E Pluribus Unum – In God We Trust – 1/10 OZ. Fine Gold ~ 5 Dollars – MB JW. The back or reverse of the coin pictures an eagle. The front or obverse of the coin has Lady Liberty.
2008-W $5 Gold American Eagle Proof: If you look above you can see where there were 28,116 $5 proof gold coins struck by the U.S. Mint in 2008. There will be a small W under the year on the front of the coin if you have a proof. The two types of coins are the same otherwise.
Right now we are paying at least the full melt value for 2008 $5 AGE coins. Contact us to get an exact offer on your coin or entire collection.