1878-S T$1 Chop Mark MS62

CERTIFICATION#: 21809508
PCGS#: 87048

Owner's Comments

One of the most common Trade dollars with a relatively high mintage, the 78-S is difficult to find with chopmarks. Of all the S-mint Trade dollars, why was the 78-S less likely to be used in commerce with China?

Expert Comments

Diameter: 38.10 millimeters Designer: William Barber Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 4,162,000 Weight: 27.20 grams Metal Content: 90% Silver, 10% Copper

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 60 R-8.4 1 / 18 1 / 18
60 or Better 10 R-9.5 1 / 18 1 / 18
65 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 18 1 / 18

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS62 PCGS grade  
1 MS62 PCGS grade
3 MS61 PCGS grade  
4 AU58 PCGS grade
4 AU58 PCGS grade