TRADE DOLLAR

TRADE DOLLAR

trade dollar. Hist. A United States dollar coin, made of silver, issued from 1873 to 1878 for use in foreign trade, esp. in eastern Asia. ? A trade dollar was legal tender within the U.S. until 1876 when the coin’s silver content fell to less than one dollar. From 1878 to 1885, trade dollars were minted only in proof sets, then discontinued.
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