2008 W American Silver Eagle Bullion Coins : Burnished Uncirculated - Reverse of 2007

Type 1 - Reverse of 1986

Mintage: 47,000
Minted at: West Point

Designer - Engraver: Adolph A Weinman
Metal Composition: 99.93% Silver - 0.07% Copper

Diameter: 40.6 mm
Mass / Weight: 31.101 grams

What This Coin Looks Like (Obverse, Reverse, Mint Mark Location, Special Features, etc.):
2008-W Reverse of 2007 - Burnished Uncirculated American Silver Eagle
One very rare and major variety is the 2008-W "Reverse of 2007" Burnished Uncirculated American Silver Eagle. In 2008 there was a major design change on the reverse of the coin. Most burnished silver eagles of 2008 (533757 minted) have the newer design. Although a smaller number of them (47000 minted) still had the older design on the reverse of the coin - used in 2007 and in earlier years. This variety is one of the rarest and most valuable silver eagle varieties. The difference between the Reverse of 2007 vs Reverse of 2008 is depicted below in the example comparison image. Note the differences in the tilde between the words "SILVER" and "ONE" - also the differences between the letter "U" in "UNITED" and the general differences in the styling of all the other letters as well as the spacing between the lettering and the rim of the coin:

2008-W Reverse of 2007 vs Reverse of 2008 - American Silver Eagle - Difference and Comparison
Coin Value Chart: Typical Coin Prices, Values and Worth in USD based on Grade/Condition
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About Uncirculated

USA Coin Book Estimated Value of 2008-W American Silver Eagle (Burnished Uncirculated - Reverse of 2007 Variety) is Worth $687 or more in Uncirculated (MS+) Mint Condition. Click here to Learn How to use Coin Price Charts. Also, click here to Learn About Grading Coins. The Melt Value shown below is how Valuable the Coin's Metal is Worth (bare minimum value of coin). Click here to see the Melt Value of every US Coin.

MELT VALUE: $28.61

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