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1988 American Eagle 1/10 oz Gold Coin

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The American Eagle Gold Coin is regarded as the most popular American gold coin on the market today. With its first release in 1986, it became an instant hit amongst collectors and investors who were eager to add it to their robust portfolio. Right now, you have the golden opportunity to have your very own when you purchase it online from Provident Metals.

Coin Highlights:

  • Delivered securely to you in a plastic flip that protects the coins condition!
  • 3rd release of American Eagle Gold coins!
  • Limited mintage of only 159,500 coins!
  • Contains 1/10 Troy oz of actual gold content.
  • Bears a face value of $5 (USD) which remains legally backed by the federal government.
  • The obverse includes the iconic Lady Liberty image by famed artisan and engraver, Augustus Saint-Gaudens.
  • The reverse includes the heraldic American bald eagle family by prestigious engraver, Miley Busiek.


The 1988 American Eagle Gold coin marks the third year of release for the American Gold Eagle coin collection which was first introduced to its global audience in 1986. The coins are struck in a composition of 22 Karat gold which indicates that it is made up of 91.67% gold, 5.33% copper, and 3% silver.The US Mint struck only .900 gold coins going back to at least 1837, with some denominations featuring crown gold alloys as far back as 1832.


When you are faced with the obverse of the coin, you will feast your eyes on the iconic Lady Liberty design which was sculpted by the critically acclaimed engraver, Augustus Saint-Gaudens who was commissioned by President Theodore Roosevelt to come up with a design to be featured on this particular coin. It features a beautiful woman walking in a flowing gown.


On the reverse, you are treated to Miley Busieks glorious image of nesting bald eagles. The male head of the family flies high over the male, who looks on in wonder.


The 1988 American Eagle Gold Coins available here come with an individual protective plastic flip for delivery and storage.

If you have any questions about the 1988 1/10 oz American Eagle Gold coins, please dont hesitate to contact our customer service team at 800-313-3315. You can also find us online using the live chat feature on our website or by simply sending us an email with your inquiries.

How Does Free Shipping Work?

When the subtotal of your purchase, including applicable discounts, is $199 or more, you receive free shipping for your entire order. In order to receive free shipping on purchases of $199 or more, you must live within the 50 US states. For orders less than $199, a $9.95 shipping fee applies. All products are discreetly packaged and shipped with full insurance included.

When will my order ship?

Most Provident orders are shipped within one (1) business day of your payment clearing. Payments made via PayPal clear instantly. Bitcoin payments clear instantly once the transaction is confirmed. Credit Card and bank wire payments process within 1 business day. ACH and paper check payments take 3-5 business days. Once payments are processed, products are released to fulfillment for packaging and shipping.

Can I choose the method of shipping?

All orders of $199 or more that are eligible for free shipping are, by default, shipped via a carrier of our choice (USPS or UPS). Depending on the contents and size of your purchase, you may be able to upgrade to a specific carrier during checkout.

Will I need to sign for my package?

For those orders of $999.99 or less, there is no need to sign for your package. However, you may select the option to require a signature at delivery if you want. This can be chosen and paid for at checkout. All orders of $1000 or more require a signature to complete delivery.

What about International Orders?

Provident is only able to ship to addresses in any of the 50 US states. This includes P.O. boxes and APO addresses.

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Product Details

Year 1988
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .9167
Producer US Mint
Thickness 1.19 mm
Diameter 16 mm
Inner Pack 50
Outer Pack 500
Condition Unciculated
Denomination $5
Country United States
Designer (Obverse) Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Designer (Reverse) Miley Busiek
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series American Eagle
Certificate of Authenticity No
Capsule Size 16 mm
Packaging Plastic Flip
Metal Content .10 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Packaging Dimensions 0.7 x 0.7 x 0.05
Provident ID 3868688