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PCGS No: 6597


Circulation strikes: 3,854,000
Proofs: 0

Designer: Adolph Alexander Weinman

Diameter: 30 millimeters

Metal content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 193 grains (12.5 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "S" (for San Francisco, CA) near the rim below the branch on the reverse

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Significant examples:

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-66.    Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6062, illustrated, sold for $2,530.00

ANACS MS-65.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6298, not illustrated, not sold

PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1832, illustrated, sold for $1,610.00

NGC MS-64, Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated.
Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1111, not plated, sold for $1,035.00

Choice Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 541, sold for $661.25


The finest example graded by PCGS is a single MS-67.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, January 2002" by The Professional Coin Grading Service