1879 Trade Dollar (Proof Only) Value
1879 Trade Dollars were only minted as proofs so no business strike examples exist.

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Designer: William Barber

Diameter: 38.1 millimeters

Metal Content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 27.2 grams

Edge: Reeded

Mint mark: None (for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) above the D of DOLLAR on the reverse.

Mintage: 0 Proof: 1,541
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Date           Mintage      PR12      PR30    PR45     PR55      PR63     PR65

1879 Proof Only 1,541                 $660      $850    $1,265    $2,990    $6,325
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