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1876-S TRADE DOLLAR

PCGS No: 7043, 87043, 97043

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 5,227,000
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, CA) above the D of DOLLAR on the reverse.

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Significant examples:

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-65.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6215, illustrated, not sold

MS-63 Cleaned.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6860, not illustrated, not sold

ANACS MS-61.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1632 at $460.00

PCGS MS-61.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1980, not illustrated, sold for $529.00

MS-60 plus, prooflike.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1981, illustrated, sold for $632.00

MS-60 Cleaned.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5626, not illustrated, sold for $253.00

AU-55.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 151, "Type I/I", not illustrated, sold for $287.50

Net AU-50, Whizzed.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 891, not illustrated, sold for $150.00

Ef-40.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1982, not illustrated, sold for $149.00

VF-30.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 892, not illustrated, sold for $98.00

Notes:
The finest example graded by PCGS is a single MS-66.

The finest DDO example graded by PCGS is a single VG-VF.

The finest Chop Mark examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-63's.

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