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1850-O SILVER DOLLAR

PCGS No: 6938

Mintage:

Circulation strikes:  40,000
Proofs: 0

Designer: Christian Gobrecht

Diameter: 38.1 millimeters

Metal Content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 26.73 grams

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "O" (for New Orleans) below the eagle on the reverse

Notes:
The finest example graded by PCGS is a single MS-64.

Significant examples:
NGC MS-64.  Ex - Silverman.

"Choice Brilliant Uncirculated".  Stack's 12/2003:467, $12,650.00.  "Most of the Silver Dollars struck by the New Orleans Mint were shipped to Latin America to pay for imports."

Recent appearances:
ICG AU-53.  Ex - Heritage 05/2001:6313, $2,070.00

EF/AU.  Ex- Stack's 09/2000:596, $557.75

PCGS EF-45.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Sale", October 1-3, 2000, Lot 3535, not illustrated, $1,035.00

VF-30.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 42, not illustrated, sold for $862.50

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