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1882 TRADE DOLLAR

PCGS No: 7062, 87062, 97062

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 0
Proofs: 1,097

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 Superior Galleries

Significant examples:
NGC Proof-68.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 330, unsold  Ties for finest known specimen

Recent appearances:
NGC Proof-66 Cameo.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 6335, plated, sold for $9,487.50

NGC Proof-65 Cameo.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1783, sold for $6,325.00

PCGS Proof-65.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 8161, illustrated, not sold

PCGS Proof-65.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 8160, illustrated, sold for $8,912.50  From the Glenn J. Church Collection

SEGS Proof-64, light hairlines, toned.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1991, illustrated, sold for $3,105.00

PCGS Proof-63.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 570, illustrated, sold for $3,105.00

PCGS Proof-63 (illustrated above).  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 331, plated, sold for $2,530.00

Proof-63.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 617, sold for $1,840.00

PCGS Proof-62.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1640, sold for $1,265.00

Proof-62. Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 156, illustrated, sold for $1,495.00

Choice Brilliant Proof.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1302, plated, sold for $1,610.00

Choice Brilliant Proof, close to the Gem category.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1303, plated, sold for $2,760.00

Net VF-30, Heavily Cleaned.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 909, not illustrated, sold for $805.00

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

The finest Proof Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 2 PRCA-66's.

The finest Proof Deep Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 2 PRDC-66's.

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