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1972 $1 Type 1 (Regular Strike)

Series: Eisenhower Dollars 1971-1978

PCGS MS66

PCGS MS66

TYPE COMPARISON

TYPE COMPARISON

PCGS MS66

PCGS MS66

PCGS #:
87409
Designer:
Frank Gasparro/Michael Collins & James Cooper
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
38.50 millimeters
Weight:
22.70 grams
Mintage:
75,890,000
Metal:
75% Copper, 25% Nickel over a pure Copper center
Major Varieties

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Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 35,000,000 R-1.0 2 / 14 TIE 2 / 18 TIE
60 or Better 700,000 R-1.4 7 / 14 TIE 9 / 18 TIE
65 or Better 7,000 R-3.6 6 / 14 TIE 7 / 18 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 35,000,000
60 or Better 700,000
65 or Better 7,000
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-1.0
60 or Better R-1.4
65 or Better R-3.6
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 2 / 14 TIE
60 or Better 7 / 14 TIE
65 or Better 6 / 14 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 2 / 18 TIE
60 or Better 9 / 18 TIE
65 or Better 7 / 18 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS66 PCGS grade PCGS #87409 (MS)     66

The Richland Ikes (PCGS Set Registry)

1 MS66 PCGS grade
1 MS66 PCGS grade
1 MS66 PCGS grade
5 MS65 PCGS grade MS65 PCGS grade
5 MS65 PCGS grade PCGS #87409 (MS)     65
5 MS65 PCGS grade MS65 PCGS grade
5 MS65 PCGS grade PCGS #87409 (MS)     65
5 MS65 PCGS grade PCGS #87409 (MS)     65
5 MS65 PCGS grade
PCGS #87409 (MS)     66 #1 MS66 PCGS grade

The Richland Ikes (PCGS Set Registry)

#1 MS66 PCGS grade
#1 MS66 PCGS grade
#1 MS66 PCGS grade
MS65 PCGS grade #5 MS65 PCGS grade
PCGS #87409 (MS)     65 #5 MS65 PCGS grade
MS65 PCGS grade #5 MS65 PCGS grade
PCGS #87409 (MS)     65 #5 MS65 PCGS grade
PCGS #87409 (MS)     65 #5 MS65 PCGS grade
#5 MS65 PCGS grade
Jaime Hernandez:

In 1972 the Philadelphia Mint used three slightly different reverse dies to strike circulation strike coins. It struck a Type1, Type 2 and a Type 3.

All three Types illustrate a round outline of the U.S. and other surrounding countries on the reverse of the coin. Some of these surrounding countries are the Islands of Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti and the Dominican Republic, which are shown just South of Florida on the reverse of the coin.

On a 1972 Type 1 Eisenhower Dollar reverse, the island of Jamaica is only shown towards the South East but in reality, it should also be illustrated towards the South East side of Florida. This is probably one of the reasons why the Mint decided to modify the design along with the fact that the Type 1 was struck with a low relief design.