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1971-S ONE DOLLAR

Mintage:
Circulation strikes: 6,868,530
Proofs: 4,265,234

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

Diameter: 38.5 millimeters

Metal Content:
Outer layers - 80% Silver, 20% Other
Center - 79% Copper, 21% Nickel

Weight: 380 grains (24.6 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "S" (for San Francisco, CA) between Eisenhower's head and the date

Varieties:

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 120 MS-67's.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 122 PR-68's. The finest Proof Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 18 PRCA-69's. The finest Proof Deep Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 1116 PRDC-69'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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