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1869 SILVER DOLLAR

PCGS Nos: 6962, 7017, 87017, 97017

Mintage:

Circulation strikes:  423,700
Proofs:  600

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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Significant examples:

Recent appearances:
Very Choice Brilliant Proof.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1182, plated, sold for $2,300.00

PCGS MS-66.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 544, illustrated, sold for $86,250.00

Choice Brilliant Proof.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1266, plated, sold for $3,220.00

Proof-60, Cleaned.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 5751, not illustrated, sold for $805.00

ANACS MS-61.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Sale", October 1-3, 2000, Lot 3551, illustrated, sold for $891.25

AU-58.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6857, not illustrated, not sold

About Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 612, sold for $747.50

Extremely Fine.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 613, sold for $172.50

VF-30.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Sale", October 1-3, 2000, Lot 3552, not illustrated, sold for $195.50

Choice Very Fine.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1267, not plated, sold for $431.25

Varieties:

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-66's.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 8 PR-66's.

The finest Proof Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 2 PRCA-65s.

The finest Proof Deep Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PRDC-67.

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