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Obverse of 1874 Trade Dollar     Reverse of 1874 Trade Dollar


1874 TRADE DOLLAR

PCGS Nos: 7034, 7054, 87034, 87054, 97054

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 987,100
Proofs: 700

Designer: William Barber

Diameter: 38.1 millimeters

Metal Content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 27.2 grams

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia, PA) above the D of DOLLAR on the reverse.

Images courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions

Significant examples:

Recent appearances:
PCGS Proof-65.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1972, illustrated, sold for $8,050.00

PCGS Proof-64.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 8158, illustrated, sold for $4,140.00

PCGS Proof-64.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 458, plated, sold for $2,645.00

Proof-62.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1613, sold for $1,035.00

PCGS Proof-62.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1973, illustrated, sold for $1,265.00

Proof-60.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 139, illustrated, sold for $1,150.00

Brilliant Proof.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 622, sold for $1,092.50

NGC MS-62.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1614, sold for $575.00

ANACS MS-60.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6202, not illustrated, sold for $287.50

PCGS AU-55.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 883, not illustrated, sold for $253.00

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-67.

The finest Chop Mark example graded by PCGS is a single AU-50.

The finest Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-66.

The finest Proof Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-66.

The finest Proof Deep Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PRDC-65.

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