Coin Specifications

Category: Trade Dollars (1873-1885)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 4,487,000
Catalog: KM-108
Obverse Designer: William Barber
Reverse Designer: William Barber
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 27.2200g
ASW: 0.7876oz
Melt Value: $16.07 (7/31/2014)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1875 S T$1 MS obverse 1875 S T$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1875-S Trade dollar sported a mintage of 4.487 million pieces. David Bowers, in his Silver Dollars & Trade Dollars of the United States, indicates that: 'While the majority of such coins were exported, thousands went into circulation on the West Coast ... where they traded at face value in commercial transactions.' The issue is relatively available in Mint State, especially through MS64. Bowers even considers MS65 pieces obtainable: 'In MS65 the 1875-S is the most available of all Trade dollars. I estimate that 75 to 150 or more exist.'

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/19/2013

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1875 S T$1 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 90.00 134 150 180 250 250 318 360 450 552 1020 1110 1440 2060 3220 11560 20630 61880 - - -
$ 280 350 400 500 610 1120 1220 1580 2270 3500 12500 22300 67000 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 932
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66


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8/9/2014 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(3), 1208/Lot# 4681


Auction Prices Realized

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11/19/2003 PCGS MS 61   Teletrade Auction 1808, 1808/Lot# 1526 $577.50
5/30/2005 PCGS AU 55   Goldberg May 30 - June 16, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 31/Lot# 413 $402.50
9/21/2005 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2005 September Long Beach Signature Auction #384, 384/Lot# 3790 $920.00
12/2/2012 PCGS MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 728, 737/Lot# 11081 $1,150.00
1/9/2013 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(2), 1181/Lot# 4614 $2,820.00
7/27/2013 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 2772 $4,112.50
6/4/2014 NGC Details UNC Details  Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(6), 1206/Lot# 8682 $305.50
7/6/2014 PCGS MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/06/2014, 188/Lot# 194785 $1,545.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1875 S T$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base255323456502575667729787114213341580172517531953263131265503706210263117961349215362
27736747152660568774890512061416162817341819217927963918602281291077412361141150
0000007489051206141616281734181921792796391860228129107741236100
00000076710231270149816761743188624052961471065429196112851292600
1875 S T$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3332883514095025866997708659261059152117442753460560769466110452940749216
3398309370440530623722801885970121315952080337050957206999217165360100
00000053062372280188597012131595208033705095720699921716500
0000005586617468339051014136716692416398755858336105182328600
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 5503
Owner: Jon Lorenzo
 
Grade: MS 63
Points: 2631
Owner: keoj
 
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