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    1859-S Dollar, MS61
    Only San Francisco No Motto Dollar

    1859-S $1 MS61 NGC. The San Francisco Mint type collector has few choices in the Seated dollar series. The 20,000 coined in 1859 are the only No Motto dollars from that Mint, and the 9,000 coined in 1872 are the only collectible With Motto dollars. The 1870-S is a great rarity, and the 1873-S is unknown in any collection.
    This lovely No Motto dollar has brilliant, lightly prooflike surfaces beneath delicate champagne toning. Cameo contrast remains evident. Census: 8 in 61, 11 finer (8/12).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 24YZ, PCGS# 6948)

    Weight: 26.73 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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

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    October, 2012
    18th-21st Thursday-Sunday
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