Why add this 1972-S Eisenhower Proof Silver Dollar to your collection?
The Eisenhower Dollar, honoring the 34th President of the United States, was introduced in 1971, thirty-six years after the last U.S. minted one-dollar coin, the Peace Dollar was discontinued. This 1972-S Eisenhower Dollar Proof was struck at the San Francisco Mint containing 40% silver, with a final reported mintage of 1,811,631 coins.
Distinctive Eisenhower Dollar Design by 10th U.S. Mint Chief Engraver Frank Gasparro
The obverse is adorned with the bust of Eisenhower, accompanied by the inscriptions "LIBERTY," "IN GOD WE TRUST," "1972" and the "S" Mint mark.
Featured on the reverse is an image inspired by the mission insignia for the Apollo 11 space flight, depicting a bald eagle grasping an olive branch landing on the moon's surface, with the Earth in the background. Inscriptions include "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and "ONE DOLLAR."
NGC GEM Proof with Black Core Holder and Hand-Signed Label
This 1972-S Eisenhower Proof Silver Dollar is a Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) certified GEM Proof, meaning that it is an uncirculated, well-struck coin with exceptional finishes, comparable to a coin earning a Sheldon Scale grade of 65 or higher. The proof is presented in a high contrast NGC Black Core holder, its certification label hand-signed by Charlie Duke, notably the tenth and youngest person to walk on the moon, and Lunar Module Pilot for Apollo 16 in 1972.
Add this exciting specially labeled 1972-S Eisenhower Silver Dollar Proof to your collection now!
This 1972-S Silver Eisenhower Dollar NGC GEM Proof Black Core Holder Charlie Duke Signed label is proudly minted by the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and manufactures circulating, collectible, and bullion coinage.
|Year of Issue:||1972|
|Holder:||Black Core Holder|
|Label/Signature:||Charlie Duke Signed Label|
|Weight in Grams:||9.835 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.3162 oz|
|Legal Tender:||United States|
In 1971, the United States Mint resumed striking $1 coins for the first time since 1935, when the last Peace dollars were made. The Eisenhower Dollar, or Ike Dollar, was a tribute to World War II general and former President General Dwight D. Eisenhower.