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1979 S Susan B Anthony Dollar Type 2 PF69 UC NGC Brown Label

1979 S Susan B Anthony Dollar Type 2 PF69 UC NGC Brown Label Obverse
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  • Title: 1979 S Susan B Anthony Dollar Type 2 PF69 UC NGC Brown Label
  • Metal: Silver

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The Susan B. Anthony Dollar was produced to replace the Eisenhower dollar, which was considered too large and bulky. Because the SBA Dollar was too close to the size of the quarter, it was not well-received. Minted only in 1979, 1980, 1981 and 1999, this dollar coin has become quite collectible. The 1979 Susan B. Anthony Dollar offered here is in Proof 69 Ultra Cameo condition and bears the NGC Brown label. It is a type 2 coin, minted in San Francisco with the less common distinct ‘S.’

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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