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1998-P Proof American Eagle 1 oz Silver Coin PCGS PR70 DCAM

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After doldrums throughout most of the 1990s, the Proof American Eagle Silver Coin began to show signs of life again in 1998 as demand for the collectible coins began to increase. Although the 1998 mintage was not among the highest, it was an increase from 1997 and the first in several years of an upward trend in interest. Today, you have the opportunity to get 1998-P Proof American Eagle 1 oz Silver Coins in perfect condition online from Provident Metals.


  • Arrives with a protective plastic slab courtesy of the PCGS!
  • 13th coin issued in the Proof American Eagle 1 oz Silver coin!
  • Limited number of certified perfect coins available!
  • Contains 1 Troy oz of .999 pure silver.
  • The face value of $1 (USD) is backed by the United States.
  • Graded PR70 by the Professional Coin Grading Service.
  • Includes a DCAM label.
  • On the obverse is Walking Liberty.
  • The reverse features the heraldic eagle.
  • Bears a P mint mark from the Philadelphia Mint.

Proof American Eagle 1 oz Silver Coins had very low mintage figures throughout most of the 1990s. In fact, many of the lowest figures set in the programs history occurred during the 1990s, including the two lowest mintages in 1994 and 1993, respectively. Even the 10th-anniversary date mark in 1995 wasnt enough to boost demand as that years release hit just 435,000 coins.


On the obverse side of 1998-P Proof American Eagle 1 oz Silver Coins, you will find the effigy of Walking Liberty. This left-profile depiction of Liberty shows her figure walking from right to left across the design field as she pursues the warmth and sunshine of a new day. Liberty walks with her right hand outstretched toward the sun, her left hand carrying the branches of oak and laurel, and the American flag draped over her shoulders.


The reverse of the 1998-P Proof American Eagle 1 oz Silver Coins bears the heraldic eagle of the United States. This iconic seal depicts the American bald eagle with the national heraldic shield on its chest, the arrows of war in one talon, and an olive branch in the other. Above the head of the bird is a triangular cluster of 13 stars representing the original American colonies.


Proof American Eagle 1 oz Silver Coins ebb and flow in terms of collector interest and resulting mintages. The 1998-P Proof American Eagle Silver Coin had a final mintage of 450,000. That marked an increase of roughly 15,000 coins compared to 1997 and was the first in a four-year run of growing demand that resulted in the 2001 coin selling nearly 750,000 coins.


These 1998-P Proof American Eagle 1 oz Silver Coins have perfect PR70 certifications. This indicates the coins have full, original mint luster and no detracting flaws. The included DCAM designation stands for deep-cameo and indicates the presence of strong, frosted designs with deeply-mirrored, clear background fields.

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Product Details

Year 1998
Condition PF70 DCAM
Grading Service PCGS
Mint Mark P - Philadelphia
Metals Purity .999
Producer US Mint
Thickness 2.98 mm
Diameter 40.6 mm
Condition Proof
Denomination $1
Country United States
Designer (Obverse) Adolph Weinman
Designer (Reverse) John Mercanti
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series American Eagle
Certificate of Authenticity No
Mintage 2,054
Packaging PCGS Plastic Slab
Packaging Dimensions 3.4 x 2.4 x .4
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 2571357