1972 S Eisenhower Dollars : Silver Clad

Clad Composition

Mintage: 2,193,056
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.):
1972 S Silver Eisenhower Ike Dollar - Brilliant Uncirculated
There are two major versions of the 1972-S Eisenhower Dollar - both of them have a silver-clad composition with a 40% silver content. The common version is the 1972 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 1972 S Silver Proof Eisenhower Dollar which came in proof sets or brown boxes with a gold eagle seal ("Brown Ikes") - only 1811631 of these mirror-like silver proof coins were produced. An example of the proof version is depicted below:

1972 S Silver Proof 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)
-------$14$15

USA Coin Book estimated value of 1972-S Eisenhower Dollar (Silver Clad Variety) is worth $14 or more in uncirculated (MS+) mint condition. Proof coins can be worth $15 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: $4.9555





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