40% percent silver Eisenhower Dollars ?

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  1. serafino

    serafino Well-Known Member

    Were those coins clad like the 1965-up Kennedy half's ?
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  3. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    According to the Red Book, it is.

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  4. alurid

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  5. Conder101

    Conder101 Numismatist

    Link could be confusing to newbies. In one place they say they are 80% silver 20% copper clad onto a 79% copper 21% silver core (correct). But in another place they say the coins are clad with 40% silver layers.

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  6. serafino

    serafino Well-Known Member

    So 1971 is the first year of issue and it appears all the coins minted in 1971 from the San Francisco mint were 40% silver.
  7. why didn't the IKE dollar take off the 71 brown proof is worth very little more than what the mint sold for in 1971 I put together a complete set with proofs and all probably would have to work at getting $ 300
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  9. JCro57

    JCro57 Making Errors Great Again

    Why do people who have an internet connection ask questions that can be easily answered by looking up the information themselves?
  10. -jeffB

    -jeffB Greshams LEO Supporter

    They were never popular.

    They were minted in large quantities, so they were never scarce.

    They're clad or lower-purity silver, so they were never prime targets for melting or recycling.

    They just sit there, being unpopular, and they probably always will.
  11. Mike185

    Mike185 Well-Known Member

    I have a 1974 s proof Ike that I like! C1F319A9-0344-4E2C-A44C-CE81B8663B6A.jpeg DE988A07-E61F-4D54-9191-2F7923E94087.jpeg
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  12. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

    Cuz like all of us. We want to hear from the coin gods. Like yourself. Plus you might show us one of your crazy examples
  13. I am the unfortunate owner of a completed Eisenhower collection including proofs in a dansco album it was included in a major coin purchase and I believe I gave $350.00 just for the ikes well i'd be lucky to get $300 and these were ngc graded coins ms 69
  14. furham

    furham Good Ole Boy

    Like many have said before me, if you are looking at coins as an investment you will eventually be disappointed.
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  15. Pickin and Grinin

    Pickin and Grinin Well-Known Member

    Just wondering if you meant The proofs were all graded PF69.
    Because there are years of the business strikes that PCGS hasn't graded even a MS67.
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