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1988-P 1/10 oz Gold American Eagle Proof $5 NGC PF69 UC

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1988-P 1/10 oz Gold American Eagle Proof $5 NGC PF69 UC

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Why add the 1988-P $5 Gold Eagle NGC PF69 UC to your collection?

This 1988-P $5 Gold Eagle was graded Proof 69 Ultra Cameo by industry leaders Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). This coin has a mintage 143,881 units and is first year of issue for this 1/10th oz. gold eagle denomination.

The United States Mint’s longstanding gold program, the Gold Eagle was first sold in 1986. The series is popular with stackers primarily interested in the bullion content of their coins and collectors with numismatic interests. This $5 1/10 oz. proof gold coin was struck at the nation’s backbone Philadelphia Mint. This gold eagle is legal tender and is backed by the US Government.

The groundbreaking obverse design was executed by Augustus Saint-Gaudens originally for his Double Eagle, or $20 gold piece back in 1907. The Goddess Liberty is standing with her torch of freedom elevated by her right hand and the olive branch symbolizing peace firmly held in her left. The dawn of a new day is breaking behind her.

The reverse design was engraved by the US Mint’s Miley Busiek features the symbol of America, the bald eagle carrying the olive branch of peace while in flight above the nest.

This first year of issue 1/10 oz. 22k $5 1988 PF69 UC Gold Eagle is a great choice to add to your collection.This design is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful in all of American Coinage, add it to your collection today!


Year of Issue:1988
Mint:U.S. Mint
Mint Mark:P
Branch:Philadelphia
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:PF69
Designation:UC
Finish:Proof
Composition:Gold
Purity:0.9167
Display Weight:1/10 oz
Weight in Grams:3.1103 g
Weight in Ounces:0.1 oz
Diameter:16.5
Thickness:1.19
Edge Type:Reeded
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:5
Mintage:143,881
Obverse Design:Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle design
Reverse Design:Family of Eagles
Reverse Designer/Engraver:Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Obverse Designer/Engraver:Miley Busiek