The 1988 Olympic silver dollars have value as numismatic coins. Keep reading to learn more about these silver commemorative coins.

1988 Olympic Silver Dollar

1988 Olympic Silver Dollar Reverse

These coins were minted in order to commemorate the 1988 Summer Olympics which were held in Seoul, South Korea. On the obverse side of the coin the design features two torches- the Statue of Liberty's torch and the Olympic torch. The torches are held close together and the two flames merge. On the reverse side of the coin there is an image of the Olympic rings.


Type: Commemorative Silver Dollar
Year: 1988
Face Value: $1.00
Composition: 90% silver, 10% copper
Silver Weight: .77344 oz.
Total Weight: 26.73 grams
Current Silver Bullion Value: $23.55

The US minted the 1988 D Olympic silver dollar and the 1988 S proof Olympic silver dollar. The mint mark can be found below the date.

Series Location Distribution
1988 D Denver 191,368
1988 S Proof San Francisco 1,359,366


This coin in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in silver. The silver melt value for this coin is $23.55. This melt value is calculated from the current silver spot price of $30.44 per ounce.

The 1988 D Olympic silver dollar is worth around $29 in mint packaging.

The 1988 S proof Olympic silver dollar is worth around $31 mint packaging.

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See also:

1992 Olympic Silver Dollar
1984 Olympic Silver Dollar
1983 Olympic Silver Dollar