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1872-S SILVER DOLLAR

PCGS No: 6970

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 9,000
Proofs: 0

Designer: Christian Gobrecht

Diameter: 38.1 millimeters

Metal Content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 26.73 grams

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "S" (for San Francisco) below the eagle on the reverse

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Recent appearances:
ANACS MS-62 Prooflike.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 8145, illustrated, not sold

PCGS AU-53.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6193, not illustrated, sold for $2,070.00

AU-50, Graffiti.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 5749, not illustrated, sold for $632.50

AU-50, Chopmark, Obv Repaired, Whizzed.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 5748, not illustrated, sold for $373.75

Very Fine/Extremely Fine.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1276, not plated, sold for $460.00

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-64's.

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