Coin Specifications

Category: Peace Dollars (1921-1935)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 6,980,000
Catalog: KM-150
Obverse Designer: Anthony de Francisci
Reverse Designer: Anthony de Francisci
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $15.07 (8/21/2014)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1926 S S$1 MS obverse 1926 S S$1 MS reverse

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Description & Analysis

Delivered in sizeable numbers, the 1926-S seems to have experienced significant circulation in the decades following its production. Nevertheless, a decent number of Uncirculated coins were retained at the San Francisco Mint. Most of these had been paid out in the 1940s and 1950s, although a few bags were included in the Treasury releases of the early 1960s, and the Redfield Hoard also contained several bags. An easy issue to locate in grades up to and including MS64, the '26-S is scarce as a Gem, and unquestionably rare any finer.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 1/20/2014

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1926 S S$1 MS
Base $ 28.00 28.50 29.00 30.00 37.00 37.00 38.00 39.00 40.00 43.00 50.00 60.00 75.00 135 310 1175 5500 40000 - - -
$ 42.00 43.00 44.00 45.00 48.00 56.00 65.00 85.00 160 675 3650 8650 - -
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Total Graded: 5569
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66

Upcoming Auctions

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8/31/2014 MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 819, 828/Lot# 222
9/6/2014 MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2014 September 4 - 6 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1209/Lot# 8471

Auction Prices Realized

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1/10/1997 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 1997 F.U.N. Bullet Sale #166, 166/Lot# 498 $687.50
11/3/1999 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1231, 1231/Lot# 1823 $119.90
9/6/2004 NGC MS 63   Goldberg September 6-7, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 26/Lot# 1202 $150.00
12/26/2010 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 211011/Lot# 20567 $115.00
11/28/2011 PCGS MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 640, 647/Lot# 419 $885.50
4/29/2012 NGC MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/29/2012, 20/Lot# 48942 $101.19
5/12/2014 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3481, 6030/Lot# 20666 $235.00

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