Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Dollars (1840-1873)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 62,600
Catalog: KM-71
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $16.66 (7/10/2014)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1849 S$1 MS obverse 1849 S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1849 dollar had a comparatively small mintage of only 62,600 pieces, and today only a relative handful remain in all categories of mint state. As with all Seated dollars, the 1849 is a very scarce item in near-gem condition.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 12/16/2013

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1849 S$1 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 260 325 375 450 725 725 1100 1275 1475 2100 2900 3300 3900 7000 13000 86000 - - - - -
$ 800 1200 1375 1650 2300 3200 3550 4400 7700 20000 92000 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 275
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 66


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Grade
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6/4/1997 PCGS XF 40   Teletrade Auction 0951, 951/Lot# 1633 $305.20
2/20/2005 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 1686 $1,955.00
10/17/2012 PCGS   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 2132 $822.50
2/17/2013 NGC AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/17/2013, 62/Lot# 50522 $1,074.70
2/22/2013 PCGS   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 7330 $511.13
9/25/2013 PCGS Genuine AU   Heritage Auctions 2013 September 25 - 29 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(8), 1189/Lot# 8625 $470.00
2/3/2014 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2014 February 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(2), 1202/Lot# 4011 $1,410.00
6/1/2014 NGC AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 806, 815/Lot# 234 $1,150.00
6/8/2014 PCGS Genuine XF   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131424/Lot# 26622 $411.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1849 S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3409450527609764945110314011570179419282335284733864706743190071175424238378081
138422475554660824997120214571644183820632505302638265614795699221591528761378080
00000099712021457164418382063250530263826561479569922159152876100
0000001050130115131719188321992676320642666522848110838200763328400
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 2847
Owner: Tweed Collection
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 1794
Owner: Beau Newman
 
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