Peace Silver Dollar PCGS MS 65
Date Our Choice – No Toning
Peace Silver Dollar PCGS MS 65 is one of America’s most beautiful silver coins struck in what has become known as the “golden age” of legal tender coins.
A time when circulating legal tender was made from real silver. The Peace Silver Dollar PCGS MS 65 was designed by Anthony de Francisci, an Italian immigrant who came to America to pursue the American dream. His wife, Maria Cafarelli was used as the model for Liberty which adorns the front of the coin and the reverse depicts the statutory American Eagle required by Congress. The credit for bringing about this historic design goes to Farran Zerbe of ANA fame and according to numismatic expert Walter Breen this was the first time that a civilian created the need for a silver coin dedicated to peace.
The Peace Silver Dollar PCGS MS 65 was struck between 1921 and 1935 and saw wide circulation in this country and abroad. These coins were minted at the San Francisco Mint (S Mint Mark), Denver Mint (D Mint Mark) and the Philadelphia Mint (No Mint Mark). The mint mark can be found on the reverse of the coin to the left of the tail feathers. Approximately 270 million coins were struck in 90% silver with a small amount of copper added to insure years of daily monetary circulation.
The Peace Silver Dollar PCGS MS 65 are not readily available because of the infamous Pittman Act. In 1918 legislation was passed which allowed the melting of almost 300 million coins decreasing available coin supply by more than half!
The Peace Silver Dollar PCGS MS 65 offered here are carefully chosen by experts for brilliance and eye-appeal and they are blast white which creates wider appeal. They are not bullion coins and trade for a higher premium over their melt value for several reasons. There is a large collector base which eagerly seek higher grades because of their scarcity and historical interest. And because they are no longer minted higher demand creates higher premiums. Finally these large US silver dollars have been recognized worldwide as a store of value for more than 100 years.
The Peace Silver Dollar PCGS MS 65 offered here are dates and mint marks of our choice. They are problem free coins, independently graded by the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS). These Peace Silver Dollar PCGS MS 65 examples are sometimes called “slabbed” coins because of their “tamper-evident” holders and can be stored in a custom blue plastic box which holds 20 encapsulated coins.
A word about grading – as you will note all rare coins we sell are certified by PCGS (The Professional Coin Grading Service). This is an important distinction because there are other grading services. PCGS however sets the standard in the coin industry. We have walked their facility and seen first hand the time and dedication they put into their world-class grading firm – they are reliable – consistent and professional.
For 35 years we have happily guaranteed your satisfaction – if you are not thrilled with these superb coins simply return them within 14 business days for a complete refund – no questions asked. Thanks for reading and we appreciate your business.
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