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1873-S TRADE DOLLAR
(compare with 1873-S Seated Liberty Dollar)

PCGS No: 7033, 87033
 
Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 703,000
Proofs: 0

Designer: William Barber

Diameter: 38.1 millimeters

Metal Content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 27.2 grams

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "S" (for San Francisco, California) above the D of DOLLAR on the reverse.

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Significant examples:

Recent appearances:
MS-60 Cleaned.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5623, not illustrated, sold for $356.50

MS-60.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 138, not illustrated, sold for $1,035.00

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1285m not plated, sold for $1,035.00

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1286, not plated, sold for $718.75

AU-50.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 882, not illustrated, sold for $241.00

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-65's.

The finest Chop Mark example graded by PCGS is a single MS-62.

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

 
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