Of all the Eisenhower dollars, some of the most popular are the "Brown" Ikes – the gleaming 40% silver Choice Proofs struck especially for collectors from 1971-1974. With just 5% of all Ike dollars minted in silver and the passage of 35 years, it's the Proofs still in official government holders that are difficult to find today. So, we're especially pleased to again offer the prized "Brown" Ikes!
The nickname "Brown" refers to the color of the box that once held the prestigious "S" Proofs sealed in the U.S. Mint's hard plastic holders. Now decades later, you can own these coveted San Francisco "Brown" Ike Proofs! Select either the 1971-S first year of issue, the 1972-S, or the key-date 1973-S – lowest mintage of the series. You'll want to hurry though, our supply is limited! Magnificent Proof dollars with mirrorlike surfaces and frosty details are the pinnacle of any collection, especially since they're the last traditional-size U.S. dollars! a historic addition to any collection!
- Mint: San Francisco
- Product Type: Single Products
- Year: 1971