Coin Specifications

Category: Gold Dollars (1849-1889)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 198,800
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: $63.07 (4/16/2014)
Diameter: 15mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1874 G$1 MS obverse 1874 G$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1874 is one of the more frequently encountered Type Three gold dollars. It is also a logical candidate for a type set as hundreds of examples are available in mint condition. It is not until one reaches the MS65 level that the 1874 begins to show a relative degree of rarity.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/15/2014

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1874 G$1 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 125 135 175 250 275 275 285 300 325 385 550 675 765 950 1125 1875 2600 4750 19000 - -
$ 285 295 315 355 450 585 700 800 1000 1200 2250 3550 7000 23500
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 3767
Low Grade: 50
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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1/31/2001 PCGS MS 62   Teletrade Auction 1402, 1402/Lot# 1785 $316.50
3/20/2001 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #21033, 21033/Lot# 5521 $145.00
5/28/2006 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg May 28-31, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 36/Lot# 580 $379.50
9/17/2007 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 178, 184/Lot# 741 $1,069.50
11/6/2011 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131146/Lot# 25301 $402.50
1/9/2013 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(9), 1181/Lot# 12697 $528.75
1/20/2013 PCGS AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/20/2013, 58/Lot# 96435 $350.90
8/11/2013 NGC Details UNC Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/11/2013, 87/Lot# 128232 $274.63
8/30/2013 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers The September 2013 Philadelphia Auction, 195/Lot# 4849 $769.63


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1874 G$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base244268295320395515532551572586607620674108113751578195324013009493565029217
252277303345435520538558576593611638809117914421703210226033651545774070
000000538558576593611638809117914421703210226033651545700
000000544565581600615656945127715101828225128064293597900
1874 G$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base268292320348426553572591611627648663721114614541665205525193149513767509537
276301329374468559578597616634653682862124815241795220927293811567476790
000000578597616634653682862124815241795220927293811567400
0000005846046216416587011004135115941925236429394474621200
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Grade: MS 62 PL
Points: 1227
Owner: Thornton
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 1127
Owner: mania
 
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