1987 silver eagle

1987 Silver Eagle Dollar Value

The 1987 Silver Eagle Dollar is worth far more than its face value, due to its numismatic value and silver bullion content. Continue reading if you want to know what is a 1987 silver dollar value.

1987 Silver Eagle Dollar

Coin Specification

  • Type: Silver American Eagle
  • Country: United States
  • Year: 1987
  • Face Value: $1 USD
  • Weight: 1 troy oz
  • Metal Composition: 99.9% Silver

The American Mint creates bullion coins called American Silver Eagles. The coin’s obverse (Head) features the Lady Liberty with the rising sun behind her along with the inscription 1987 – LIBERTY – In God We Trust. The reverse (tail) features an eagle, a shield, and 13 stars along with the inscription United States of America – 1 OZ Fine Silver – One Dollar.

1987 Silver Eagle Dollar comes in a variety of mintage types:

  • 1987 Silver Eagle Dollar without a mint mark, it was struck at the Philadelphia mint with a total quantity of 11,442,335.
  • 1987 P Proof Silver Eagle, was struck at the Philadelphia mint with a total amount of 904,732.

The mint mark for the 1999 Proof Silver Eagles is visible on the reverse, beneath the Eagle’s right talon. Proof Silver Eagles have additional detail and reflective (mirror-like) surfaces since they are minted on unique planchets. Each Proof Silver Eagle coin is initially packaged in a box from the US Mint along with a certificate of authenticity.

How much is a 1987 Silver Eagle Dollar worth?

There is one ounce of pure silver (.999) in each 1987 American Silver Eagle coin. Because of its high silver content, the 1987 silver eagle dollar in a circulated condition is typically worth about $19 based on a spot price for an ounce of silver of $19. If you are buying then expect to pay about $2 above the silver spot price.

The 1987 silver eagle without a mint mark in MS69 is worth about $32.

The 1987 P Proof silver eagle in MS69 condition is worth about $97.

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