It is hard to drown out the drumbeat of record bullion prices, but for a time, the news of the sale of an 1870-S silver dollar for $1.3 million proved that rarity, collectibility and desirability still have a place in the American coin market.
The Eliasberg specimen of the coin is one of just 11 known. It grades AU-53 as certified by the Professional Coin Grading Service. Three of the 11 known coins are mint state.
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