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1979 S Susan B Anthony Dollar Type 2 PF69 UC 1st Year of Issue NGC Green Label

1979 S Susan B Anthony Dollar Type 2 PF69 UC 1st Year of Issue NGC Green Label Obverse
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  • Title: 1979 S Susan B Anthony Dollar Type 2 PF69 UC 1st Year of Issue NGC Green Label
  • Metal: Silver

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The 1979 Susan B. Anthony Dollar minted in San Francisco had two different types of mintmark. The Type 1 Mintmark is a blob-like ‘S,’ while the Type 2 Mintmark is more distinct and recognizable as an ‘S.’ Since more of the 1979 coins had the Type 1 Mintmark, the Type 2 ones are rarer and thus more valuable. Offered here in Proof 69 Ultra Cameo condition as certified by NGC, this 1979 SBA is a First Year of Issue coin bearing NGC’s special Green Label.

Obverse

The front of the coin features a portrait of Susan B. Anthony as Gasparro envisioned her at age 50, at the height of her political influence. Two other portraits were rejected by Susan B. Anthony III, the social reformer’s great niece, one because it showed her too old and the other because it showed her too young and made “too pretty.” An eleven-sided inner border contains the portrait, along with the word ‘Liberty,’ the year of issue, and the motto ‘In God We Trust.’ Thirteen stars in total run between the date and ‘Liberty.’ The mintmark is shown below the portrait of Anthony.

Reverse

The back of the coin displays Gasparro’s 1971 design of an eagle carrying an olive branch while landing on the moon’s surface. This design was patterned after the NASA’s Apollo 11 insignia patch. Also on the reverse are ‘United States of America’ and ‘One Dollar.’

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