1976 S Eisenhower Dollars : Type 2 - Sharp Design - Delicate Lettering

Bicentennial Design

Mintage: 4,149,730
Minted at: San Francisco

Designer - Engraver: Dennis R Williams
Metal Composition: 91.67% Copper - 8.33% Nickel

Diameter: 38.1 mm
Mass / Weight: 22.68 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1976 S Type 2 Bicentennial Eisenhower Ike Dollar
This is the Type 2 1976 S Bicentennial Eisenhower Dollar Proof in Copper-Clad composition. This coin features a 1776-1976 date on the obverse and a portrait of the Liberty Bell in front of the Moon to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the United States of America and President Dwight D. Eisenhower's work in starting the US Space Program which led to the Apollo 11 Moon landings. This coin was produced in both years of 1975 through 1976 so there were no 1975 coins.

There were two major varieties of the 1976 Bicentennial Eisenhower Dollar - Type 1 (Type I) and Type 2 (Type II). Type 1 features bolder and thicker lettering on the reverse of the coin - also struck in a lower relief. Type 2 features sharper and narrower lettering on the reverse of the coin - struck in a higher relief. The difference between the 1976 Type 1 vs Type 2 Bicentennial Eisenhower Dollar varieties is depicted below in the example comparison image:

1976 Type 1 vs Type 2 Bicentennial Eisenhower Dollar
Coin value chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth in USD based on grade/condition
Good
(G-4)
Very Good
(VG-8)
Fine
(F-12)
Very Fine
(VF-20)
Extremely Fine
(EF-40)
About Uncirculated
(AU-50)
Uncirculated
(MS-60)
Uncirculated
(MS-63)
Proof
(PR-65)
--------$8.20

The 1976-S Eisenhower Dollar (Type 2 - Sharp Design - Delicate Lettering Variety) (Proof coin) is worth $8.20 or more. Click here to learn how to use coin price charts. Also, click here to learn about grading coins. The Melt Value shown below is how valuable the coin's metal is worth (bare minimum value of coin). Click here to see the Melt Value of every US coin.


MELT VALUE: $0.1558





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