Mint Marks on Silver Eagle dollars
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Silver Eagle coins were minted in Uncirculated and Proof condition
( See Types of Silver Eagles )
Three types of 2008 American Silver Eagle one ounce dollar coins were made:
2.) Uncirculated "W" mint dollars - sold by the US mint individually
3.) Proof US silver eagles - sold by the US mint individually
History of the American Silver Eagle Dollars
Did you know that the US silver eagle dollar coins were first minted by the United States government in 1986? Click Here to learn more about Silver dollar history.
2008 Rare "U" Variety Silver Eagles
If you are one of the fortunate coin collectors, you may own an unusual scarce variety of the 2008 silver eagle. The US mint changed the reserve when they went from minting 2007 to 2008 silver eagles. During the changeover process a few of the first "W" Mint uncirculated 2008 silver eagles minted were accidently made with scarce 2007 reverses. This scarce coin variety is only found on the Uncirculated W Mint 2008 dollars. The differences are minor. See our article to find out how you can tell if you have the scarce variety.
Coin Dealer experts say that perhaps as few as 40 to 50 thousand such error rarities were shipped from the mint. See additional 2008 US Silver Eagle dollar rarity information on our webpage.
Did you know that American Silver Eagle 1 ounce coins are sometimes called:
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