- Burnished finish
- Certified MS70 by NGC
- Last release before a production break
- "Enhanced" design
This burnished silver eagle coin is in MS70 condition and has been certificated by NGC. It comes individually packaged in a plastic casing. Bullion shark will have it safely and securely delivered to your home.
Silver eagle history
The silver eagle coin was designed by Adolph A. Weinman and John Mercanti. It features images that represent America's history, peace, and independence. The 2008 burnished silver eagle weighs 31.10 grams and has been struck using 99.93% Silver and .007% Copper. The coins have a diameter of 40.60 millimeters and have reeded edges.
The coin's obverse features an image of lady liberty walking towards a sunset representing the dawn of a new day and a bright future for America. The coin's reverse has an eagle and shield. In 2008, 533,757 burnished silver eagle coins were struck at the West Point mint. Olive branches have been used throughout this design on the obverse and reverse of the coin to represent peace and freedom.
Silver eagle coins value
The burnished silver eagle coins were initially sold for $25.95 and are currently worth upwards of $100, depending on the year of mintage and mintmarks. The 2008-W burnished silver eagle is worth $140.