Modern U.S. coins (coinciding with the removal of silver in 1965) continue to grow in popularity. Like their vintage counterparts, many have intriguing stories of their own. And none more mysterious than our #1 U.S. Modern Coin, the 1964-D Peace Dollar.
The most controversial and one of the most famous of all modern issues.
Only two are known, and one recently sold at auction for $375,000.
1,570,000 were minted but only one, graded PCGS MS62, is known.
Only one example is known.
12 are known from a reported mintage of 39.
for the opportunity to view and authenticate a 1964-D Silver Peace Dollar. To learn more about the reward, click the read more link below.
By Ron Guth
The modern coin era began in America in 1965, the first year the U.S. Mint produced copper-nickel “clad” coins as a replacement for silver coins, ending an unbroken, 173-year tradition.
PCGS Picks Top 100 Modern Coins, Offers Reward For 1964-D Peace Dollar