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Obverse of 1876 Trade Dollar     Reverse of 1876 Trade Dollar


1876 TRADE DOLLAR

PCGS Nos: 7041, 7056, 87041, 87056, 97056

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 455,000
Proofs: 1,150

Designer: William Barber

Diameter: 38.1 millimeters

Metal Content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 27.2 grams

Edge: Reeded

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

Images courtesy of Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc. (Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The Benson Collection" Sale - Part 1, February 18-20, 2001)

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 7 MS-66's.

The finest Chop Mark example graded by PCGS is a single AU-55.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 3 PR-66's.

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-64.

Recent appearances:
PCGS Proof-64.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 8159, illustrated, sold for $2,300.00

PCGS Proof-61.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1625, sold for $920.00

IGC Proof-61.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1626, unsold

PCGS MS-64. Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 6264, illustrated, sold for $3,565.00  From the Alex Highland Collection 

SEGS MS-64.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 1182, "Type I/I", illustrated, not sold

MS-63 Artificial toning.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5625, not illustrated, sold for $333.50

MS-63.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1628, unsold

NGC MS-62.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6210, not illustrated, sold for $471.50

PCGS MS-62.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 8155, not illustrated, sold for $690.00

ANACS MS-61.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6209, not illustrated, sold for $287.50

MS-61 PL.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 149, "Type II/II, not illustrated, sold for $1,840.00

MS-60 Plus, Prooflike.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1979, illustrated, sold for $1,092.00

MS-60.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1627, sold for $373.75

MS-60, Questionable Toning.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 5753, not illustrated, sold for $603.75

Choice Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1293, not plated, sold for $805.00

ANACS AU-55.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1629, sold for $690.00

ANACS Net EF-40, AU details, polished.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6208, not illustrated, sold for $184.00

VF-25.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 889, not illustrated, sold for $115.00

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