This is the first year in which the Denver Mint struck Eisenhower Dollars.
The 1971-D Eisenhower Dollar is usually well struck. Since this is the first year that it was struck, many coins were saved and still exist in uncirculated grades.
MS60 – MS63: Many coins still exist in this grade and can be located without much trouble.
MS64: In MS64 grades it is not common but still easy to locate.
MS65: In MS65 grades it becomes somewhat scarce and some searching is required but yet still obtainable without much difficulty.
MS66: In MS66 grade it becomes very challenging to locate and possibly a few thousand coins survive in this condition.
MS67: Few coins exist in this grade. There are probably less than 100 examples which would grade MS67.