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2008-W Proof American Eagle 1 oz Silver Coin PCGS PR69

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In the American Eagle Silver Series, the US Mint offers three versions of the coin, as of 2006. In 1986, the BU and Proof versions of the coin debuted, while the 2006 issue debuted the new Burnished version. The Proof American Eagle remains the more popular of the two collectible versions. Provident Metals now has near-perfect 2008-W Proof American Eagle 1 oz Silver Coins available to you for purchase online.


  • Arrives with a plastic slab courtesy of the PCGS!
  • 23rd year of availability in the American Eagle Silver Series!
  • Announced mintage of 700,979 silver coins!
  • Limited number of certified silver coins available!
  • Contains 1 Troy oz of .999 pure silver.
  • Issued a face value of $1 (USD) by the government of the United States.
  • Bears a Grade of PR69 from the Professional Coin Grading Service.
  • The obverse includes Walking Liberty.
  • On the reverse is the heraldic eagle.
  • Includes a W mint mark from the West Point Mint.

When you purchase a 2008-W Proof American Eagle 1 oz Silver Coin online from Provident Metals, you will receive a coin that is in near-perfect condition. A PR69 coin showcases full, original mint luster and has a maximum of two minor flaws. Acceptable flaws at this grade level include minuscule contact marks or hairlines found outside the primary fields of the coin.


The 2008-W Proof American Eagle Silver Coins obverse features the iconic design of Lady Liberty, which was first used on the Walking Liberty Half Dollar from 1916 to 1947. The reverse shows a majestic eagle with outstretched wings, which symbolizes strength, freedom, and independence. Inscriptions include LIBERTY, IN GOD WE TRUST, and 2008.


On the reverse of the 2008-W Proof Eagle 1 oz Silver Coin, the US Mint shows John Mercanti’s design of a heraldic eagle, which symbolizes strength, courage, and patriotism. Inscriptions on this field read UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, E PLURIBUS UNUM, 1 OZ. FINE SILVER, ONE DOLLAR, and the W mint mark of the West Point Mint.


The mintage of Proof American Eagle Silver Coins fell in 2008 to 700,979 coins from a total of 821,759 in 2007. Interest in collectible silver coins took a hit in 2008 as the Great Recession intensified. While Proof Eagles fell, BU Eagles surged, with the BU 1 oz silver coin jumping from 9 million coins sold in 2007 to 20.5 million coins sold in 2008.


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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.

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What about International Orders?

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Product Details

Year 2008
Condition PR69
Grading Service PCGS
Mint Mark W - West Point
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
Packaging PCGS Plastic Slab
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Packaging Dimensions 3.5 x 2.5 x 0.5
Provident ID 3992856