- Year: 1888
- Mint Mark: No mint mark
- Type: Liberty Head Half Eagle
- Price: $450.00-$2000.00
- Face Value: 5.00 USD
- Produced: 18,000 **
- Edge: Reeded
- Silver Content: 0%
- Gold Weight: .24187 oz.
- Gold Value: $448
Notes: No notes have been attached.
What's a 1888 Liberty Head Half Eagle worth?
In Average Circulated (AC) condition it's worth around $450.00, one in certified mint state (MS+) condition could bring as much as $2,000 at auction. This price does not reference any standard coin grading scale. So when we say Average Circulated, we mean in a similar condition to other coins circulated in 1888, and mint state meaning it is certified MS+ by one of the top coin grading companies. *** [?].
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What is the rarest Liberty Head Half Eagle?
Numismatic vs Intrinsic Value: This coin in poor condition is still worth $2 more than the intrinsic value from gold content of $, this coin is thus more valuable to a collector than to a gold bug. Coins worth more to a collectors may be a better long term investment. If the metal prices drop you still have a coin that a numismatic would want to buy.
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Current gold melt value* for a 1903 S Liberty Head Half Eagle is $448 and this price is based off the current gold spot price of $1,850.52 This value is dynamic so bookmark it and comeback for an up to the minute gold melt value.
**When we say that 1855, of these coins were produced or minted in 1888 this number doesn't always match the actual circulation count for this coin. The numbers come from the United States mint, and they don't reflect coins that have been melted, destroyed, or those that have never been released. Please keep that in mind.
***Price subject to standard supply and demand laws, dealer premiums, and other market variations. Prices represent past values fetched at online auctions, estate sales, certified coins being sold by dealers, and user submitted values. While we wholeheartedly try to give honest price estimates there are many factors besides appearance, metal content, and rarity that help make up the coins overall value. Call or visit your local coin dealer for more information.
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