1872 $1 PR58 Certification #10719731, PCGS #7020

Owner's Comments

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Expert Comments

Ron Guth

In 1872, the Philadelphia Mint produced 950 Proof Silver Dollars, a number similar to those of the previous several years. Fortunately for collectors, numerous examples survive in great, collectible grades such as PR63 and PR64, plus a small number of high-grade examples exist to satisfy quality-conscious buyers.  On the very highest end, this is one of the few dates in the series with a representative at the PR67 level. 

Cameo and Deep Cameo examples exist of this date, but they are much scarcer than the non-Cameo versions.  Deep Cameo contrast appears on fewer than five percent of all 1872 Proof Silver Dollars.

PCGS #
7020
Designer
Christian Gobrecht
Edge
Reeded
Diameter
38.10 millimeters
Weight
26.73 grams
Mintage
950
Metal
90% Silver, 10% Copper
Pop Higher
224
Pop Lower
10
Region
The United States of America
Price Guide
PCGS Population
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Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades
65 or Better 700 R-5.6 8 / 8 38 / 38
All Grades 660 R-5.6 8 / 8 38 / 38
60 or Better 60 R-8.4 5 / 8 TIE 34 / 38 TIE
65 or Better 700
All Grades 660
60 or Better 60
65 or Better R-5.6
All Grades R-5.6
60 or Better R-8.4
65 or Better 8 / 8
All Grades 8 / 8
60 or Better 5 / 8 TIE
65 or Better 38 / 38
All Grades 38 / 38
60 or Better 34 / 38 TIE

Condition Census Learn More

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR66 PCGS grade PR66 PCGS grade

John Work Garrett Collection - Johns Hopkins University Collection - Stack's 3/1976:306 (part of a large lot) - Stack's “Auction '81” 7/1981:1674 (part of a large lot) - Stack's/Bowers 3/2017:2059

1 PR66 PCGS grade

Heritage 1/2007:1071, $18,400

1 PR66 estimated grade
1 PR66 estimated grade
5 PR65+ PCGS grade PR65+ PCGS grade
PR66 PCGS grade #1 PR66 PCGS grade

John Work Garrett Collection - Johns Hopkins University Collection - Stack's 3/1976:306 (part of a large lot) - Stack's “Auction '81” 7/1981:1674 (part of a large lot) - Stack's/Bowers 3/2017:2059

#1 PR66 PCGS grade

Heritage 1/2007:1071, $18,400

#1 PR66 estimated grade
#1 PR66 estimated grade
PR65+ PCGS grade #5 PR65+ PCGS grade