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SERIES: Eisenhower Dollars 1971-1978
LEVEL: Year, MintMark, & Major Variety

1972 $1 Type 1 (Regular Strike)

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PCGS MS66

TYPE COMPARISON

PCGS MS66
PCGS #:
87409
Diameter:
38.50 millimeters
Designer:
Frank Gasparro/Michael Collins & James Cooper
Weight:
22.70 grams
Edge:
Reeded
Mintage:
75,890,000
Metal Content:
75% Copper, 25% Nickel over a pure Copper center
Auction Record:
$7,475 • PCGS MS66 • 4-27-2011 • Heritage
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Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
Estimate 
Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 35,000,000 R-1.0 2 / 14 TIE 2 / 18 TIE
60 or Better 700,000 R-1.4 7 / 14 TIE 9 / 18 TIE
65 or Better 7,000 R-3.6 6 / 14 TIE 7 / 18 TIE
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1 MS66 PCGS grade

The Richland Ikes (PCGS Set Registry)

1 MS66 PCGS grade
1 MS66 PCGS grade  
1 MS66 PCGS grade  
5 MS65 PCGS grade
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1 MS66 PCGS grade

The Richland Ikes (PCGS Set Registry)

1 MS66 PCGS grade
1 MS66 PCGS grade  
1 MS66 PCGS grade  
5 MS65 PCGS grade
5 MS65 PCGS grade
5 MS65 PCGS grade
5 MS65 PCGS grade
5 MS65 PCGS grade
5 MS65 PCGS grade  

Jaime Hernandez: In 1972 the Philadelphia Mint used three slightly different reverse dies to strike circulation strike coins. It struck a Type1, Type 2 and a Type 3.

All three Types illustrate a round outline of the U.S. and other surrounding countries on the reverse of the coin. Some of these surrounding countries are the Islands of Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti and the Dominican Republic, which are shown just South of Florida on the reverse of the coin.

On a 1972 Type 1 Eisenhower Dollar reverse, the island of Jamaica is only shown towards the South East but in reality, it should also be illustrated towards the South East side of Florida.  This is probably one of the reasons why the Mint decided to modify the design along with the fact that the Type 1 was struck with a low relief design.