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1878 TRADE DOLLAR

PCGS No: 7058, 87058, 97058

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 0
Proofs: 900

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.

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Significant examples:

Recent appearances:
PCGS Proof-66.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 568, illustrated, sold for $12,650.00

PCGS Proof-64.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 6333, plated, sold for $5,405.00

PCGS Proof-64.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 899, illustrated, sold for $3,335.00

Choice Brilliant Proof.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1299, plated, sold for $2,760.00

Choice Brilliant Proof.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1300, plated, unsold

Brilliant Proof.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 460, plated, sold for $1,495.00

ANACS Net EF-40, AU Details, Cleaned.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6220, illustrated, sold for $1,725.00

Notes:
The finest Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-68.

The finest Proof Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-67.

The finest Proof Deep Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PR-64.

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