The 1972 Type 2 is the Key Eisenhower Dollar Variety . Created with only one die, it's the series' "3-legged Buffalo" or "55 doubled die". This Eisenhower Dollar is one of the few business strike Ikes to bring a premium in any condition!
- Composed of outer layers of .750 Copper and .250 Nickel bonded to an inner core of pure Copper.
- Obverse: Depicts a bust of Dwight D. Eisenhower, designed by Frank Gasparro.
- Reverse: Features an eagle landing on the moon clutching an olive branch.
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Type 2 dollars feature a higher relief and rounder earth, but the islands are very indistinct. The islands look like one very large island where the islands would normally appear on the coin. This variety is found on a few copper-clad Ike dollars in 1972 and are a valuable variety