1872 1 dollar silver Seated Liberty
1872 Liberty Seated dollars are among the most common of the popular 19th-century United States coin series.
That statement, however, should be taken in the context of Liberty Seated dollars as a whole, which are generally regarded as scarce coins.
The majority of 1872 dollars were struck at the Philadelphia Mint, with a small percentage of that year’s total coming from the Carson City and San Francisco Mints.
1872 Liberty Seated dollars are the most common of the Liberty Seated dollar series in terms of mintage, and they are therefore usually bought by coin collectors who want relatively inexpensive examples of these coins for inclusion in their type sets.
Here’s a look at the mintage of 1872 Liberty Seated dollars: 1872, 1,105,500 minted.