Gorgeous MS67 1916 McKinley Gold Dollar1916 G$1 McKinley MS67 NGC. The Act of Congress of February 23, 1916, authorized the construction of the McKinley Birthplace Memorial, and specified that up to 100,000 gold dollars be struck at the Philadelphia Mint to help defray its cost. Twenty thousand pieces were produced during August and October 1916 (with 26 reserved for assay). Of those 10,023 were eventually melted, leaving a net mintage of 9,977 1916 dollars.
This surviving Superb Gem displays gorgeous luster radiating from beautifully colored yellow and peach-gold, mint-green, and apricot surfaces. A powerful strike that brings out sharp definition on the design elements. Both sides are immaculately preserved. Census: 66 in 67, 0 finer (6/09).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# BYLK, PCGS# 7454)
Weight: 1.70 grams
Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper
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