Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Dollars (1840-1873)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 470
Catalog: KM-71
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $15.09 (8/30/2014)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1864 S$1 PF obverse 1864 S$1 PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

In general terms, the 1864 dollar is considered scarcer as a business strike (30,700 pieces coined) than the proof issue (470 pieces), as apparently many of the business strikes were subsequently lost or melted.

Of interest to specialists is that this small proof production was struck from three die pairings. In Bowers' dollar Encyclopedia (1993), he speculates (based on a letter from Walter Breen) that one of these die pairings may have been from restrike dies, and the actual number of 1864-dated proofs could have been higher than the 470-piece official mintage. The jury is still out on this speculation.

Description and Analysis courtesy of Heritage Auctions and may not be republished without written permission.


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1864 S$1 PF
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1864 S$1 PF Cameo
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1864 S$1 PF Ultra Cameo
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 149
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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11/7/2005 NGC PF 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #61, 66/Lot# 927 $5,405.00
5/28/2006 PCGS PF 61   Goldberg May 28-31, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 36/Lot# 3090 $2,300.00
5/30/2010 PCGS PF 64   Teletrade Auction 2862, 2862/Lot# 2261 $5,175.00
2/22/2013 PCGS PF 65   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 2083 $34,075.00
4/24/2013 NGC PF 68   Heritage Auctions 2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1184/Lot# 4346 $52,875.00
7/14/2013 NGC Details PF Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/14/2013, 83/Lot# 121786 $1,111.00
2/3/2014 NGC PF 61   Heritage Auctions 2014 February 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(2), 1202/Lot# 4035 $3,290.00
6/4/2014 PCGS Genuine UNC   Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(2), 1206/Lot# 4216 $1,589.78


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1864 S$1 PF
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Base333333338471173154717531928240126713675542765459234105154257776680
3333333284955129716151811208524913005425957997441966121202539440
000000328495512971615181120852491300542595799744196612120200
00000035651064142216841869224325813340484361728337100883188900
1864 S$1 PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333339031243163318472029251927993838564367949554108674418079545
33333333031016137317041907219226123145443960267714999121971559680
0000003303101613731704190721922612314544396026771499912197100
00000036031129150317751968235527053491504164108634104293307500
1864 S$1 PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333339541309171419362124263129213991584670279854111974568382229
333333332010721444178819982293272732774609623979691030122692578650
00000033201072144417881998229327273277460962397969103012269200
00000036371190157918622061246228243634522766338911107493418700
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Grade: PF 66
Points: 6545
Owner: mr cool
 
Grade: PF 66
Points: 6545
Owner: Simpson
 
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