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1971 ONE DOLLAR

Mintage:
Circulation strikes: 47,799,000
Proofs: 0

Designer: Frank Gasparro, the reverse based on a design by Michael Collins and James Cooper

Diameter: 38.5 millimeters

Metal Content:
Outer layers - 75% Copper, 25% Nickel
Center - 100% Copper

Weight: 350 grains (22.7 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia, PA) between Eisenhower's head and the date

Varieties:

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 21 MS-66's.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen

"The PCGS Population Report, April 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service

 

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