The different types only apply to 1971 and 1972 Eisenhower dollars -- everything from 1973 on is type 3 Type I is low relief (Earth outline is weak or non-existent). Type II is high relief (round Earth). Type III is a modified high relief (as are all 1973-1978 dates) There is an excellent article with pictures here : http://www.supercoin.com/iketypes/
Copper-nickel, not silver. In circulated condition, each of these coins is only worth $1. Uncirculated in MS63 condition 1971-D and 1972-D Eisenhower Dollars are worth $ 5 and $5, respectively.
The Eisenhower dollars made for everyday use do NOT have any silver in them regardless of date or mintmark. ONLY special collectors coins sold from the Mint were struck in 40% silver and were not released for circulation by the US Mint.
None of the Eisenhower dollar coins (1971-1978) made for general circulation have any silver or are worth more than face value. Only Proof and collectors coins with "S mintmarks sold from the US Mint contain any silver, and that's just 40%. NOTE: Because no Ike dollars were included in the 1971 & 1972 Uncirculated Mint sets sold from the US Mint, typical Mint State coins from 1971 & 1972 do have values of $2.00 to $8.00 depending on the grade and mintmark
If your 1972 coin is a uncirculated example it may be worth about $5.00 because the 1971 & 1972 issue coins were not included in the Uncirculated Mint sets sold from the Mint in those years. In general none of the coins made for circulation have any silver and are not worth more than face value. Only proof and uncirculated collectors coins sold from the Mint have premiums. The Mint did offer Proof and Uncirculated coins in 1971-1976 that were struck in 40% silver.
As of 7th January 2012, depending on what the exact date in January 1972 they were born, they would be either 39 or 40. If their birthday is between 1st and 6th January, they would be 39. Between 7th and 31st January, they would be 40.
All circulated Eisenhower dollars are still worth one dollar.
ALL U.S. coins carry the word LIBERTY. Dollars minted in 1972 are normally called Eisenhower dollars because they carry a portrait of President Dwight Eisenhower.
All Proof 1972-S Eisenhower dollars are 40% silver. Current average market values are $7.00.
All 1971 & 1972 Eisenhower "S" mintmark dollars are 40% silver. The value is about $12.00.
The moon is on the back of all 1970s Eisenhower dollars. It was in recognition of the moon landing.
They're still worth one dollar each.
The Eisenhower dollars from 1971-1978 struck for an taken from circulation have no silver and only have face value. Proof and special collectors coins sold from the Philadelphia Mint are the only coins of this series that are above face value.
Sorry, no US one ounce silver dollars dated 1972. The first one was struck in 1986. If your coin is an Eisenhower dollar dated 1972. None of the Eisenhower dollars regardless of date or mintmark struck for general circulation have more than face value. Only proof and uncirculated collectors coins sold from the Mint have premiums
The easy thing to do is on your browser type in Eisenhower dollars, click on images then search. You can do this for any coin
Using the average inflation rate over the period between 1972 and 2009 of 4.62: * $1,000 in 1972 dollars would be worth $5,318 in 2009 dollars * $1,000 in 2009 dollars would be worth $188 in 1972 dollars.
Yes, all US coins are legal tender including the Eisenhower dollars (1971-1978).
It isn't, unless it has an "S" mintmark and might then be made out of silver, otherwise, it is worth a dollar. The 1972 Eisenhower dollars are some of the most common releases of the series.