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CoinWeek Midnight Stream Episode #3: Eisenhower Dollars


The CoinWeek Midnight Stream returned on Friday with its third episode as editor Charles Morgan covered the week in coins and gave an in-depth breakdown of the Eisenhower dollar series and market.

The Eisenhower dollar was the last “large sized” circulating dollar coin struck by the United States Mint and was produced from 1971-1978. The design was the work of U.S. Mint Chief Engraver Frank Gasparro, whose work also includes the reverse of the Lincoln “Memorial” cent and the reverse of the Kennedy half dollar.

A popular coin amongst a growing demographic of coin collectors, the Eisenhower dollar can be collected in any number of ways, from modest examples pulled from change to Mint State pieces placed in coin albums, to advanced collections consisting of die varieties or examples in the finest condition known.

Eisenhower Dollar - Market Prices
Eisenhower Dollar – Market Prices. Data: CoinWeek

After our Ike dollar discussion, Charles answered viewer questions live on air.

It was a lively discussion and show-and-tell, and even Charles’ Maine Coon Cat made an appearance (it’s live video, folks!).

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Charles Morgan
Charles Morgan
Charles Morgan is an award-winning numismatic author and the editor and publisher of CoinWeek.com. Along with co-author Hubert Walker, he has written for CoinWeek since 2012, as well as the "Market Whimsy" column for The Numismatist and the book 100 Greatest Modern World Coins (2020) for Whitman Publishing. From 2021-2023, Charles served as Governor of the American Numismatic Association (ANA), where he was bestowed the Glenn Smedley Award. Charles is a member of numerous numismatic organizations, including the American Numismatic Society (ANS) and the Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG).

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