1973 S Eisenhower Dollars : Silver Clad

Clad Composition

Mintage: 1,833,140
Minted at: San Francisco

Designer - Engraver: Frank Gasparro
Metal Composition: 40% Silver - 60% Copper

Diameter: 38.1 mm
Mass: 24.59 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1973 S Silver Eisenhower Ike Dollar - Brilliant Uncirculated
There are two major version of the 1973-S Eisenhower Dollar - both of them have a silver-clad composition with a 40% silver content. The common version is the 1973 Brilliant Uncirculated silver Eisenhower Dollar (as depicted above) which came in the blue pack/envelope with a blue seal ("Blue Ikes"). These were special mint condition coins sold to collectors.

The other version is the 1973 S Silver Proof Eisenhower Dollar which came in proof sets or brown boxes with a gold eagle seal ("Brown Ikes") - only 1013646 of these mirror-like silver proof coins were produced. An example of the proof version is depicted below:

1973 S Silver Proof Eisenhower Dollar
Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
Very Good
Very Fine
Extremely Fine
About Uncirculated

MELT VALUE: $5.0547

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