Circulated Eisenhower Silver Dollars
Our circulated Eisenhower Silver Dollars have been gently used in commerce and display signs of wear. These coins provide an affordable way to appreciate the beauty and historical significance of the Eisenhower series. While circulated coins may not have the same luster as uncirculated or graded examples, they still hold a special place in the hearts of collectors who value the stories they tell.
President Dwight D. Eisenhower: Leader, Soldier, and Face of the Silver Dollar
Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969) served as the 34th President of the United States and was a renowned military leader, playing a pivotal role in World War II. His steady leadership and commitment to peace and prosperity make him a fitting symbol for the Eisenhower Silver Dollar.
Born on October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas, Eisenhower moved to Abilene, Kansas, as a young child. His humble beginnings in a working-class family instilled in him a strong work ethic and a desire to serve his country. In 1911, he began his military career at the United States Military Academy at West Point.
Eisenhower's military career spanned over three decades, culminating in his role as Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Forces during World War II. He successfully orchestrated the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944, which marked the beginning of the end of the war in Europe. His strategic planning and unwavering leadership were instrumental in securing victory for the Allied forces.
Eisenhower was elected President of the United States in 1952 and served two terms. His administration focused on maintaining peace and prosperity during the early years of the Cold War. Under his leadership, the United States saw significant economic growth, the creation of the Interstate Highway System, and the establishment of NASA. Eisenhower's commitment to diplomacy and international cooperation earned him respect both domestically and abroad.
Dwight D. Eisenhower's legacy as a military leader and president continues to be celebrated today. The United States Mint honored his contributions by introducing the Eisenhower Silver Dollar in 1971. The coin's obverse features a portrait of Eisenhower, while the reverse showcases the Apollo 11 moon landing, a tribute to the nation's achievements in space exploration during his tenure.
Uncirculated Eisenhower Silver Dollars
For those seeking coins in pristine condition, our uncirculated Eisenhower Silver Dollars are an excellent choice. These coins have never been used in commerce, retaining their original mint luster and sharp details. Uncirculated coins make a perfect addition to any collection and offer an opportunity to own a piece of history in its finest form.
Graded Eisenhower Silver Dollars
Our graded Eisenhower Silver Dollars have been carefully evaluated by professional grading services, such as the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) or the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS). These coins have been assigned a grade on the Sheldon Scale, which ranges from 1 to 70, ensuring that you receive a coin with an accurate representation of its condition. Graded coins are ideal for collectors who desire a high level of confidence in their coin's authenticity and quality.
Key Dates and Varieties
- 1971-S Silver: The first year of the Eisenhower Silver Dollar series, this coin features a "S" mintmark and contains 40% silver. It's a sought-after piece for collectors who aim to complete a full set.
- 1972 Type 2: The 1972 Eisenhower Dollar has three varieties of the reverse design. Type 2 is the rarest and most valuable, characterized by a flat and simple rendition of the Earth on the reverse side.
- 1973-S Silver: This key date is scarce in high grades, making it highly desirable among collectors. The 1973-S Silver Eisenhower Dollar is an excellent piece to showcase in a high-quality collection.
- 1976 Bicentennial: These unique coins commemorate the United States Bicentennial and feature a dual date (1776-1976) on the obverse. The reverse showcases the Liberty Bell and the Moon, symbolizing 200 years of progress.
Whether you're a seasoned collector or just beginning your journey into the world of Eisenhower Silver Dollars, our diverse selection is sure to have something for everyone. Browse our collection today and find the perfect coin to enhance your numismatic experience.