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    Lovely Gem 1878-S Trade Dollar, MS66

    1878-S T$1 MS66 PCGS. Representing the final year of business strike Trade dollar production, the 1878-S is a common date from a mintage that exceeded 4 million coins. Trade dollars did not circulate like most coin denominations, but were mostly exported to serve their purpose in international commerce. Many of these coins were sent to oriental destinations, and often survivors are now seen with chopmarks. Only a few Trade dollars have survived in the finest quality, such as this piece. In fact, PCGS has only certified 59 pieces in MS66 or finer grade, and this population is for the entire series, not any single date. This Premium Gem has frosty luster visible beneath pale gold and lilac toning on the obverse and deeper lilac and steel color on the reverse. Population: 16 in 66, 2 finer (1/07).(Registry values: N7079)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 253G, PCGS# 7048)

    Weight: 27.22 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    February, 2007
    14th-17th Wednesday-Saturday
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