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1844 SILVER DOLLAR

PCGS Nos: 6930, 6985

Mintage:

Circulation strikes:  20,000
Proofs:  estimated 15

Designer: Christian Gobrecht

Diameter: 38.1 millimeters

Metal Content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 26.73 grams

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia) below the eagle on the reverse

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Recent appearances:
PCGS AU-50.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6179, not illustrated, sold for $747.50

Choice AU.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 587, sold for $1,150.00

Strong EF.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 440, not plated, sold for $373.75

ANACS EF-40.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 357, "Quad stripes obverse", sold for $373.75

NGC VF-30.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 6310, not plated, sold for $304.75

Very Fine.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1226, not plated, sold for $126.50

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-64's.

The finest Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-63.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, October 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service

 

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