1979-S ONE DOLLAR
Circulation strikes: 109,576,000
Designer: Frank Gasparro
Diameter: 26.50 millimeters
Outer layers - 75% Copper, 25% Nickel
Center - 100% Copper
Weight: 125.02 grains (8.1
Edge: Reeded (133 Reeds)
Mintmark: "S" (for San
Francisco, CA) on the left side of the obverse, just above Anthony's
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-68's.
The finest Type 1 Proof
Deep Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 191 PRDC-70's.
The finest Type 2 Proof Deep Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 43 PR-70's.
"The PCGS Population
Report, April 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service