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1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) 1 oz American Gold Eagle $50 Coin PCGS Certified
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$2,411.37
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$2,819.00
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Description
The 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) 1 oz American Gold Eagle, certified by PCGS (Professional Coin Grading Service), is a key early edition in the prestigious American Gold Eagle series issued by the United States Mint. Composed of .9167 fine gold (22 karat), the coin boasts the revered design of Lady Liberty by Augustus Saint-Gaudens on the obverse, depicting her holding a torch and an olive branch, with the Capitol building in the background. The reverse design, crafted by Miley Busiek, features a male eagle soaring above a nest with a female eagle and hatchlings, symbolizing American strength, unity, and family values. The PCGS certification of this coin ensures its authenticity and provides a reliable assessment of its condition, enhancing its appeal to collectors and investors who value both the coin's numismatic significance and its investment quality. The 1988 Gold Eagle is particularly esteemed for its artistry, historical importance as an early issue of America’s official gold bullion coin, and the added assurance of quality and preservation offered by PCGS certification.
Material
Gold
Item Weight
1 Troy Ounce
Metal Purity
0.9167
Attributes
Certified
Numismatic
Condition
Pure Qualified
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