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    Important 1856 Dollar, MS62

    1856 $1 MS62 PCGS. While this issue's mintage of 63,500 pieces appears substantial for its time, the failure to adjust the weight of silver dollars meant that exportation and melting of that denomination remained profitable. The piece offered here is an attractive survivor. Light golden-brown toning covers parts of the otherwise pearl-gray surfaces, and while the fields display a handful of abrasions, few other flaws are noted. Well-defined overall, though the eagle's left (facing) leg displays a touch of softness. Population: 9 in 62, 12 finer (2/07).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 24YV, PCGS# 6944)

    Weight: 26.73 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    April, 2007
    9th-10th Monday-Tuesday
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