Coin Specifications

Category: Gold Dollars (1849-1889)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 3,900
Catalog: KM-86
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 1.6720g
AGW: 0.0484oz
Melt Value: $59.16 (9/23/2014)
Diameter: 15mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1871 G$1 MS obverse 1871 G$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

As suggested by its low business-strike mintage of 3,900 pieces, the 1871 gold dollar is an elusive date in any grade. At the Superb Gem level, examples are extremely rare.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/16/2014

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1871 G$1 MS
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Base $ 170 215 300 330 470 470 510 535 600 675 875 1000 1275 1850 2450 5250 9000 23000 32000 - -
$ 500 530 555 650 750 925 1125 1425 2050 3000 6000 12500 19000 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 115
Low Grade: 53
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 68


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10/13/2014 MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(6), 1210/Lot# 8813


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1/1/2007 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 120, 125/Lot# 6511 $1,495.00
6/10/2007 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 2379, 2379/Lot# 2286 $1,064.00
8/8/2007 NGC MS 62   Prooflike Heritage Auctions 2007 Milwaukee, WI (ANA) Signature Coin Auction #444, 444/Lot# 2811 $1,322.50
12/4/2008 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2008 December Houston, TX Signature Coin Auction #1118, 1118/Lot# 9190 $431.25
9/4/2011 PCGS MS 64   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19251/Lot# 1095 $1,696.00
10/17/2012 PCGS   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 5301 $423.00
2/3/2013 NGC MS 68   Goldberg February 3-6, 2013 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 72/Lot# 1687 $13,225.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1871 G$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base492532575620663820886949104411031186123913931753196924333386414149357258995713907
505546590634715842907980106311301203129015131825212327503637440557098157112730
00000090798010631130120312901513182521232750363744055709815700
000000928101210831158122113411633189722783068388946706483905700
1871 G$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1111116331010110811701257131214721847207225523539431951377226976113430
111112117581042112811991275136515971922223228813799459158338071109840
000000758104211281199127513651597192222322881379945915833807100
000000884107511491228129314181722199723923210405948646529891600
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