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1860-O SILVER DOLLAR

PCGS No: 6950

Mintage:

Circulation strikes:  515,000
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

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Significant examples:
NGC MS-66.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 867, illustrated, sold for $28,750.00  Ex Pittman

PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1459, unsold

NGC MS-64.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 1013, illustrated, not sold

MS-63.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1460, sold for $920.00

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 6315, not illustrated, sold for $2,357.50

MS-62.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1461, sold for $483.00

PCGS MS-62.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6186, not illustrated, sold for $1,150.00

ANACS MS-62.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6187, not illustrated, not sold

PCGS MS-62.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6188, not illustrated, sold for $1,150.00

MS-60.   Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Sale", October 1-3, 2000, Lot 3544, not illustrated, sold for $747.50

MS-60.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1462, sold for $483.00

MA-60, Cleaned.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 5732, not illustrated, sold for $690.00

AU-55, Cleaned.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 5731, not illustrated, sold for $299.00

NGC AU-50.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 8144, not illustrated, sold for $402.50

Choice AU.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 448, not plated, sold for $517.50

About Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 606, sold for $230.00

VF-35.   Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Sale", October 1-3, 2000, Lot 3545, not illustrated, sold for $241.50

Extremely Fine.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1252, not plated, sold for $230.00

EF.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 449, not plated, sold for $230.00

Fine-12 Cleaned.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6855, not illustrated, not sold

Varieties:

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 8 MS-65's.

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