Price Guide and Information About 2008 $1 Silver Coins
Value of 2008 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 stated value of just one dollar. However, these are bullion coins, meaning they have a precious metals content. All 2008 American Silver Eagle coins are made up of one ounce of pure silver. Because of that silver content, each regular issue 2008 $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. In case you are curious, 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: 2008 – 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 shows a female with the sun behind her. The back, which is also called the reverse, has an eagle, shield, and 13 stars.
Be sure to check and see if you have a proof 2008 American Silver Eagle. A proof coin has a W mint mark under the left side of the eagle. The letter W signifies that the proof coin was minted in West Point. Collectors call these 2008-W ASEs. Proof coins are considered more valuable than regular strikes. Contact us to get an offer on your coin.