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Coins Certified as of 5/24

My Coin #50052429

1903-S $1 Micro S AU58

CERTIFICATION#: 50052429
PCGS#: 7306

Owner's Comments

Expert Comments

Ron Guth: The 1903-S Micro S Silver Dollar is a variety (VAM-2) with an undersized mintmark, similar in size to the mintmark on a Quarter Dollar.  Most likely, the engraver picked up the wrong punch, stamped the mintmark into the die, and missed the error.

The 1903-S Micro S Silver Dollar is popular with collectors and it can be found with relative ease.  PCGS reports (as of September 2011) a population in excess of 350 pieces, but PCGS has not certified even a single Mint State example since 1986.  The finest examples collectors can hope to find are a pair of PCGS AU-58s. 

Diameter: 38.10 millimeters Designer: George T. Morgan Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 1,241,000 Weight: 26.73 grams Metal Content: 90% Silver, 10% Copper
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Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 5,000 R-4.0 2 / 117 TIE 2 / 117 TIE
60 or Better 10 R-9.5 1 / 117 TIE 1 / 117 TIE
65 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 117 1 / 117

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 AU58 PCGS grade  
1 AU58 PCGS grade  
1 AU58 estimated grade  
4 AU55 PCGS grade  
4 AU55 PCGS grade