U.S. Peace Silver Dollar 1924-P Brilliant Uncirculated
The superlative “Peace” silver dollar was planned as a shining tribute to peace, after World War I, “the war to end all wars.” It proved to be the last 90% silver dollar issued for U.S. commerce.
This 1924 no-mintmark Philadelphia issue's output was about 20% of the previous year's. Comparatively few Peace silver dollars were withheld from commerce by banks and the Treasury, or saved by collectors in original mint-state condition. Today in our Brilliant Uncirculated quality it's scarcer than many early Morgan silver dollars.
These treasures were released when “a dollar was a dollar.” In those days most breadwinners earned less than $20 a week and each coin was needed for life necessities. Only limited numbers were saved in this mint-state quality with no trace of wear and their original splendor intact.
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