Description and Analysis
Seated Liberty Dollars
1842 $1 PF
Description & Analysis
While currency strikes of the 1842 silver dollar are among the most common of the series, the 1842 proof edition is very rare, with about 15 believed to exist. It's likely that a couple dozen or fewer proofs were made.
Just a single die was employed for this issue, it's reverse being the durable die used for most original proof strikings of 1840-54.