1972-S Silver Ike Dollar
Double Struck
Second Strike Off-Center

NGC PF 68 CAMEO
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This is an extremely rare major mint error on a Silver Proof Ike Dollar. It is double struck with the second strike being 20% off-center. This is a very dramatic mint error and is perfect for an Ike Dollar collection or a collection of major mint errors.

Proof coins are struck by technicians who hand feed the blanks into special presses. They are produced, examined and packaged using extreme quality control. It is very unusual to find major proof errors. A few broadstrikes, off-centers, double strikes (in collar) and off-metals have been known to be found in sealed proof sets. Proof errors are aggressively sought after by many error collectors.

A very small group of Proof errors recently came from a collection that was auctioned by the State of California. The U.S. Secret Service inspected and released this collection to the State of California determining that it was legal to own. The State of California then auctioned the collection and it has been dispersed since the sale.

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Proof Errors are featured in chapter 21 of my
NLG Award winning book, World's Greatest Mint Errors:

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