Coin Specifications

Category: Trade Dollars (1873-1885)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 3,039,200
Catalog: KM-108
Obverse Designer: William Barber
Reverse Designer: William Barber
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 27.2200g
ASW: 0.7876oz
Melt Value: $16.20 (7/30/2014)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1877 T$1 MS obverse 1877 T$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This issue's original mintage of 3 million pieces is the highest among P-mint deliveries in this series. While common enough in circulated grades, the 1877 is a major rarity in the finer Mint State grades. Bowers (1993) estimates that only 4-8 coins are extant at the MS65 level.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/19/2013

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1877 T$1 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 90.00 134 150 180 255 255 330 360 450 690 1020 1110 1470 2190 4190 15940 28440 - - - -
$ 290 360 400 500 760 1120 1220 1620 2410 4500 17200 30700 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 574
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
7/9/2001 PCGS MS 61   Teletrade Auction 1457, 1457/Lot# 1575 $414.20
5/5/2004 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2004 May (CSNS) Signature Sale #346, 346/Lot# 8091 $408.25
8/6/2009 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 399, 405/Lot# 7094 $3,067.05
11/29/2012 NGC XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2012 November 29 - December 2 US Coin Signature Auction - Houston Session(5), 1177/Lot# 9696 $211.50
6/3/2013 PCGS MS 64   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20971/Lot# 2106 $2,808.00
7/27/2013 NGC MS 60   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 31128 $388.93
9/25/2013 PCGS VF 30   Goldberg September 22-25, 2013 September Pre Long Beach, 75/Lot# 867 $172.50
9/29/2013 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131341/Lot# 24452 $282.00
11/10/2013 PCGS VG 8   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 11/10/2013, 100/Lot# 147520 $110.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1877 T$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base25532345650253266774782011601345158417251834212426653510621876388875102541178613481
2773674715125776937719331221142416311761193023042946441266918050933410764123510
000000771933122114241631176119302304294644126691805093341076400
0000007951046128315041678179720272484322853157164846297941127500
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 6218
Owner: Jon Lorenzo
 
Grade: MS 60
Points: 1725
Owner: Carl Beeson
 
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