1972 Eisenhower Dollar Image
EISENHOWER DOLLAR 1971-1978
Eisenhower Dollar Facts:

It had been since 1935 since the US Mint produced a large silver dollar.

SPECIFICATIONS:

Designer: Frank Gasparro, the reverse based on a design by Michael Collins and James Cooper

Diameter: 38.5 millimeters

Metal Content:
Outer layers - 75% Copper, 25% Nickel
Center - 100% Copper

Weight: 350 grains (22.7 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mint mark: None (for Philadelphia, PA) between Eisenhower's head and the date.

1971-S 40% Silver
1972-S 40% Silver
1973-S 40% Silver
1974-S 40% Silver

BICENTENNIAL REVERSE (1975-1976)
1776-1976-S Proof only 40% Silver

Designer: Obverse by Frank Gasparro; Reverse by Dennis R. Williams

Diameter: 38.5 millimeters

Metal Content:
Outer layers - 80% Silver, 20% Other
Center - 79% Copper, 21% Nickel

Weight: 380 grains (24.6 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mint mark: Is between Eisenhower's head and the date.

Cherry Picker's List:

1974-D Rare off-metal errors exist on 40% Silver planchets.
1776-1976 Found in two varieties, with the tail of R in Dollar straight or curved.  Four Proofs were struck without mintmarks.
1776-1976-D Found in two varieties, with the tail of R in Dollar straight or curved.
1776-1976-S 40% silver Found in two varieties, with the tail of R in Dollar straight or curved.  Struck only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof Sets.
1977-D Rare off-metal errors exist on 40% Silver planchets.
1971 $10 Better Dates
1972 High Relief Earth $50.00 Type II
1973 $11 Better Dates
1973-S $10 Better Dates
1973-D $11 Better Dates
1974-D Rare wrong metal, 40% silver planchets found.






Bicentennial Reverse Bold or Wide Lettering
Peg Leg Variety (rare in 40% silver Ikes).
Type I
Named for the die break on the R's second "leg". Some varieties are called Claw/Peg Leg because Ike's cheek has what looks like a claw scratch.

Thin Lettering Reverse
Type II
Type III
Bold Letter Reverse Eisenhower Dollar Image
Type 3 Eisenhower Dollar Reverse Image
Type 1 Eisenhower Dollar Reverse Image
Type 2 Eisenhower Dollar Reverse Image
Claw Peg Leg Variety Eisenhower Dollar Image
Thin Letter Reverse Image Eisenhower Dollar
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