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1878-S TRADE DOLLAR

PCGS No: 7048

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 4,162,000
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:
MS-64 Prooflike.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 613, sold for $690.00

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Sale", October 1-3, 2000, Lot 3570, illustrated, sold for $1,955.00

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Sale", October 1-3, 2000, Lot 3571, not illustrated, sold for $977.50

ANACS MS-62.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1636, "Doubled Die Reverse", unsold

MS-62.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1637, sold for $437.00

NGC MS-62.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 901, not illustrated, sold for $575.00

MS-62.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 1184, not illustrated, sold for $431.25

MS-62.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 1185, not illustrated, sold for $920.00

Net MS-60, sharpness of MS-62.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 614, sold for $368.00

PCI MS-60, cleaned.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1987, not illustrated, sold for $178.00

AU-58.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1988, not illustrated, sold for $241.00

ANACS AU-50.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 6222, "Doubled Die Reverse", not illustrated, not sold

ANACS AU-50.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 461, "Doubled Die Reverse", not plated, sold for $264.50

EF.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 631, sold for $172.50

VF-35.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1989, not illustrated, sold for $103.00

VF-30.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 902, not illustrated, sold for $121.00

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

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

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

 
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