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1852 SILVER DOLLAR

PCGS No: 6940, 6995, 86995

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 1,100  
Proofs:  estimated 35

Designer: Christian Gobrecht

Diameter: 38.1 millimeters

Metal Content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 26.73 grams

Edge: Reeded

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

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Notes:
Copper and Silver Restrikes of this date are known.

The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-65.

The finest "Restrike" Proof examples graded by PCGS are 3 PR-65's.

The finest "Restrike" Proof Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-63.

Recent appearances:
Brilliant Proof, probable restrike.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1243, plated, unsold

AU-50, lightly cleaned long ago.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 536, illustrated, sold for $13,800.00

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