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1 dollar 1961

1 dollar 1961
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1 dollar 1961 prices and values

The minimum value of a 1 dollar 1961 is $12.77, due to the value of the metal that composes it.

Depending on its condition, its scarcity, supply and demand and errors and varieties, the value of a 1 dollar 1961 varies. Below, the details of the value of the coin according to its grade. To help you know the meaning of grades such as G4, VG8, F12, VF20, EF40, AU50, MS60, etc., you can jump to the grading section.

1 dollar 1961 values of circulating coins1

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Year AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1961 ---$13.00$25.30$26.80$31.20

1 dollar 1961 values of uncirculated coins2

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Year MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1961 $32.80$33.80$34.80$96.60$1,280$4,730-

1 dollar 1961 PL3

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Year PL-60 PL-62 PL-63 PL-64 PL-65 PL-66 PL-67
1961 --$24.80$26.50$36.00$67.90-

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Another error and variety

Mintage

  • 1 dollar 1961 : 1 262 231

Specifications

  • Alloy: 80% silver, 20% copper
  • Weight: 23.33 grams
  • Diameter : 36.00 mm, thickness 2.84 mm
  • Engraver: Obverse: Mary Gillick, Thomas Shingles, Reverse: Emanuel Hahn, Thomas Shingles
  • Designer: Obverse: Mary Gillick, Thomas Shingles, Reverse: Emanuel Hahn, Thomas Shingles
  • Edge: Reeded
  • Magnetism: Nonmagnetic
  • Die axis: ↑↑

Legend

  • - : No value assigned for this grade.
  • : Lower value since last update.
  • : Higher value since last update.

Notes

  1. The value of a 1 dollar 1961 circulating coin generally concerns coins with an apparent wear due to the circulation. These coins rarely retain their original luster.
  2. The value of a 1 dollar 1961 uncirculating coin generally concerns coins without visible wear. These coins generally retain their original luster.
  3. PL and SP coins come from uncirculated sets. They are made with a better quality than coins destined to the circulation.
  4. The values displayed on this page are in Canadian dollars.

Last update : Saturday, July 29, 2017

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