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: $58.04 (11/26/2014)
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: 3828
Low Grade: 50
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 68


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2/23/2005 NGC MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2005 February Long Beach Signature Sale #366, 366/Lot# 7517 $3,450.00
1/30/2006 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 72, 77/Lot# 953 $276.00
5/28/2006 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg May 28-31, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 36/Lot# 581 $391.00
2/26/2007 PCGS MS 66   Teletrade Auction 2333, 2333/Lot# 2004 $3,472.00
4/16/2008 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2008 April Rosemont, IL (CSNS) Signature Coin Auction #1104, 1104/Lot# 3219 $2,990.00
8/15/2011 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 3680 $632.50
10/28/2012 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131245/Lot# 27121 $910.63
7/20/2014 NGC   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/20/2014, 197/Lot# 208068 $151.80


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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