Trade Dollar

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The United States trade dollar was a dollar coin minted by the United States Mint to compete with other large silver trade coins that were already popular in East Asia.The idea first came about in the 1860s, when the price of silver began to decline due to increased mining efforts in the western United States. This 1874-CC Trade Dollar has nice eye appeal with nice luster and nice strike. Cm free spin. The coin has been very lightly cleaned in the past.


1873 Trade Dollar

The United States trade dollar was a dollar coin issued by the US Mint to rival other enormous silver trade coins that were, at that point, well known in Asia. The thought initially occurred during the 1860s, when the cost of silver started to decrease because of expanded mining endeavors in the western United States. Marked into law as the Coinage Act of 1873, a bill giving providing the issuance of the trade dollar was put before Congress and confirmed. The bill made trade dollars US legal tender for up to $5. Various designs were considered for the trade dollar, and the final by William Barber were chosen.

Trade Dollar Chop Marks

  1. The above list is the Top Ten sold values for Trade Dollars and the number one coin on this list is the most this coin type, denomination and date has ever sold for publically. These values do not apply to raw coins or coins in any other holder; these values only apply to coins graded and certified by PCGS (Professional Coin Grading Service).
  2. Trade Dollars are just like cash and for that matter are based on regular currency.One US Dollar = One Trade Dollar.Trade dollars are a unique form of currency that give your business buying power in our network of over 15,000 participating IMS member trade companies.
  3. Coin Value Price Chart for Trade Dollars $1. Lookup Coin values for Good, Very Good, Fine, Very Fine, Brilliant Uncirculated & Proof conditions and MS grade. How much Trade Dollars are worth. Coins for sale for Trade type Dollars items.