Coin Specifications

Category: Trade Dollars (1873-1885)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 960
Catalog: KM-108
Obverse Designer: William Barber
Reverse Designer: William Barber
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 27.2200g
ASW: 0.7876oz
Melt Value: $16.29 (7/28/2014)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1881 T$1 PF obverse 1881 T$1 PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The Philadelphia Mint's delivery of Trade Dollars dipped to 960 coins in 1881 after a record high of 1,987 pieces in 1880. Both years saw the production of only proofs.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/19/2013

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1881 T$1 PF
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Base $ - - - - 1050 1050 1140 1200 1380 1440 1740 1920 2500 3380 4440 9060 13750 25000 40630 - -
$ 1160 1250 1320 1520 1580 1910 2110 2700 3700 4800 9800 14900 27000 -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 404
Low Grade: 50
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


Upcoming Auctions

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8/9/2014 PF 65   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(3), 1208/Lot# 4700
8/9/2014 PF 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(3), 1208/Lot# 4699


Auction Prices Realized

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2/25/2001 NGC PF 61   Teletrade Auction 1410, 1410/Lot# 1203 $1,512.00
4/25/2002 PCGS PF 65   Heritage Auctions 2002 April Columbus, OH (CSNS) Signature Sale #288, 288/Lot# 6761 $6,612.50
10/19/2004 PCGS PF 64   Cameo Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #24104, 24104/Lot# 12045 $4,514.90
2/20/2005 PCGS PF 61   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 1778 $1,495.00
5/7/2009 NGC PF 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 370, 376/Lot# 7216 $1,840.00
11/7/2011 PCGS PF 65   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2011 November 7-9 US Coins Signature Auction - Beverly Hills Session(1), 1161/Lot# 3526 $8,625.00
9/6/2012 PCGS PF 64   Heritage Auctions 2012 September 6-9 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(3), 1174/Lot# 4730 $3,055.00
7/27/2013 PCGS   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 2798 $2,350.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1881 T$1 PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333333779108514381634173519772352312643614876632482471057140628
333333326188112021503166718152102261035374532535869659021205900
00000032618811202150316671815210226103537453253586965902100
00000035209831320156817011896222728683949470458417606979600
1881 T$1 PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333333903124316341848195922242632347148025354656785411092542940
3333333303101613731705188520472360291139144986575872259335215960
000000330310161373170518852047236029113914498657587225933500
0000003603112915031776192221352496319143585170616278831013000
1881 T$1 PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333331118151519652211233726383101404455276139721093221185947715
33333333741250166520472253243727923415453857316496791410167238110
0000003374125016652047225324372792341545385731649679141016700
0000003746138218152129229525372946372950325935685386181101300
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Grade: PF 68 CA
Points: 9335
Owner: SLUGGO
 
Grade: PF 67 CAMEO
Points: 7883
Owner: Simpson
 
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