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    Description

    1976-D Type Two Ike Dollar, AU55
    Struck on a 40% Silver Planchet
    Extremely Rare Wrong Alloy Error

    1976-D $1 Type Two -- Struck on a 40% Silver Planchet -- AU55 PCGS. 374.5 grains. A Clad Ike should weigh 22.7 grams, or 350 grains. Struck on a planchet intended for 40% silver Type One San Francisco Bicentennial Ike dollars (Breen-5764). Under Breen-5770, the entry for the Type Two 1976-D, he mentions that "a silver-clad specimen turned up about 1978." A perusal of our online auction archives reveals three 1974-D and three 1977-D Ikes on 40% silver planchets, but no prior appearances of the present wrong-alloy variety. Untoned and satiny with a typical strike and minimally abraded surfaces.(Registry values: N1)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# B76P, PCGS# 7421)

    Weight: 22.68 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel (Over Copper Center)


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2016
    10th-14th Wednesday-Sunday
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