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: $13.31 (10/1/2014)
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: 5635
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66

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9/15/2003 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg September 15-17, 2003 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 21/Lot# 888 $3,450.00
10/30/2006 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2006 October Dallas Online Session #429, 429/Lot# 9674 $207.00
4/16/2008 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2008 April Rosemont, IL (CSNS) Signature Coin Auction #1104, 1104/Lot# 3109 $4,887.50
8/7/2008 PCGS MS 65   Teletrade Auction 2568, 2568/Lot# 1155 $1,176.00
7/15/2012 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131230/Lot# 26857 $32.00
11/4/2012 PCGS MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 11/04/2012, 47/Lot# 79610 $73.70
4/14/2014 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3477, 6026/Lot# 20649 $867.15
9/14/2014 PCGS MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 821, 830/Lot# 10272 $130.00

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