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    1893-S Silver Dollar, AU50
    Brilliant, Mint Luster Remains

    1893-S $1 AU50 PCGS Secure. The low mintage of 100,000 pieces wasn't really needed at the time, with the Mint and Treasury vaults full of silver dollars from the huge production throughout the 1880s, yet at least a portion of the 1893-S mintage circulated throughout the West. Apparently, the remainder of the mintage went into storage and likely was melted under terms of the Pittman Act. Most examples seen today are circulated and worn to some extent or another. Uncirculated coins are rare (and expensive). An AU example such as this brilliant dollar is the perfect grade for many collectors, with sharp detail and much luster remaining despite 10 points of wear. This brilliant example shows just a bit of silver-gray patina over the portrait. Only a few abrasions are seen on the partially reflective surfaces. Nice for the grade.(Registry values: P10, N4719) (NGC ID# 255U, PCGS# 7226)

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