1988-P 1/2 oz Proof Gold American Eagle Coins - Silver.com™
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1988-P 1/2 oz Proof Gold American Eagle Coins (Box + CoA)

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The Gold American Eagle Coin series is a beloved collection among bullion investors and collectors around the world. This series dates back to the 1980s, and multiple weight denominations have been released throughout the years since then. This coin holds a true piece of American history, especially with its patriotic symbolism. Currently, the 1988-P 1/2 oz Proof Gold American Eagle Coin can be purchased online from Silver.com.

Coin Highlights:

  • Each coin is packaged in a protective plastic capsule!
  • The capsule is contained within a presentation box!
  • Certificate of Authenticity is included with each purchase!
  • Limited number of these coins are available for purchase!
  • Contains One-Half Troy ounces of actual gold content.
  • This coin bears a face value of 25 Dollars (USD) and is fully backed by the government of the United States.
  • The obverse of the coin shows the image of Lady Liberty.
  • On the reverse is a special eagle family design.

The 1988-P 1/2 oz Proof Gold American Eagle Coin was struck with actual, 22-karat gold content. This coin features a perfect metal balance of 91.67% gold, 5.33% copper, and 3% silver. This gold coin also features a special proof finish, meaning that the backgrounds of the obverse and reverse are mirrored while the designs are frosted. When you order from Silver.com, your coin will arrive in a plastic capsule within a special presentation box.

First introduced in 1986 by the United States Mint, the Gold Eagle coin series was originally produced in the 1 oz weight denomination. It wasn’t until 1987 that the coin was issued in a 1/2 oz weight by the Philadelphia Mint. The “P” mint mark shown on this coin for 1988 indicates that it was struck by the Philadelphia Mint. The 1/2 oz denomination for the Gold Eagle was issued from this mint location until 1993, when it was transitioned to the West Point Mint.

The image of Lady Liberty is shown on the obverse of the 1988-P Proof Gold American Eagle Coin. She is shown walking forward toward the viewer with rays of sun extending out behind her in the background. In her hands, lady liberty holds a torch and an olive branch. This image of lady liberty was originally created by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, and it has been used on many coins released from the United States Mint over the years.

On the reverse of the 1988-P 1/2 oz Proof Gold Eagle Coin is an exclusive eagle family design, which was created by artist Miley Busiek. in the design, a male eagle is shown flying overhead towards a nest, where a female eagle and her eaglets wait. In its talons, the male eagle carries an olive branch. The reverse of the coin also shows its weight, purity, value, and country of origin.

If you have any questions, please contact our team at Silver.com. We are available to chat via email, online live chat, or by phone at 888-989-7223.

Additional information

Weight 0.50000 oz

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Brand: US Mint

Year: 1988

Mint Mark: P – Philadelphia

Purity: .9167

Manufacturer: US Mint

Thickness: 2.24 mm

Diameter: 27 mm

Condition: Proof

Face Value: $25

Issuing Country:  United Statse

Obverse Designer: Augustus Saint-Gaudens

Reverse Designer: Miley Busiek

Edge Design: Reeded

Packaging Type:  Presentation Packaging

Weight: .5 Troy Ounce

Images shown are examples only. Actual item appearance is subject to change, but will always correlate with title and description. 

Lowest Price: $1453.22

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does shipping cost?

Our shipping costs are very simple and can be seen in the tiers below. There are absolutely no additional charges for handling or upcharging for P.O. Boxes of Alaska/Hawaii/APO addresses. What you see below is what you pay, and all orders include full insurance against in-transit loss, theft, or damage.

  • $0-$198 Orders: $7.99 Flat Rate (Base Shipping)
  • $199+ Orders: FREE Shipping (Base Shipping)

Exact shipping method depends upon your products and delivery address and will be shown on the checkout page (before you finalize your order). Also note, all orders totaling $1000+ will require a signature upon delivery.

When will I receive my order?

Orders typically ship within 1-2 business days of cleared payment. Payment clearing timeframes for all payment methods are listed below:

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  • PayPal: Instant
  • Paper Check: 3-5 Business Days Upon Receipt
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  • Ethereum: Instant Upon Receipt
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If your order ships Base Shipping with Tracking (Our Choice - USPS or UPS), it typically will be received within 2-4 business days, depending on your delivery address. Unfortunately, we cannot gurantee delivery

How will my order be packaged?

All customer orders are packaged under high-definition cameras with great care and accuracy to ensure the correct products arrive in pristine condition. All packaging is extremely generic, and our labels on the outside of the box give no indication as to the valuables within. Please note, larger orders may require multiple parcels.

From where will my order ship?

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What if my order is lost or stolen in transit?

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