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: $56.56 (7/5/2015)
Diameter: 15mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1877 G$1 MS obverse 1877 G$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1877 has a tantalizingly low mintage of 3,900 business strikes. Although anything but common in an absolute sense, this issue is not as rare as either the 1876 or the 1878, and we are aware of a small group of MS66 representatives in today's hobby.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 3/20/2015

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1877 G$1 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 160 190 250 300 390 515 575 625 700 850 1100 1525 2300 5250 6250 10650 19500 - -
$ 450 - 600 675 750 900 1200 1700 2750 5750 6850 12500 -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 174
Low Grade: 50
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
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Grade
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7/20/2003 NGC MS 63   Teletrade Auction 1754, 1754/Lot# 1469 $962.50
9/15/2003 NGC AU 58   Goldberg September 15-17, 2003 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 21/Lot# 1064 $489.00
6/27/2005 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 1291 $1,178.75
1/30/2011 NGC MS 68   Prooflike Goldberg January 30 - February 3, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 62/Lot# 2045 $14,950.00
10/17/2012 PCGS AU 55   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 5311 $520.95
10/18/2012 NGC Details UNC Details  Heritage Auctions 2012 October 18-21 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(6), 1175/Lot# 10186 $381.88
7/13/2014 PCGS AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/13/2014, 203/Lot# 203071 $555.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1877 G$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base45347150257572989410211117115911931240141614271450210225193410416954786333884111842
4594815266267849361053113111701208129814191434166722412816366346055763716998410
0000001053113111701208129814191434166722412816366346055763716900
0000001085114511811224135714231442188423803113391650416048800500
1877 G$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base111111615983104810911152119212431332149619183223398447565582817211236
11111205737100410621111116512091272138616362353347642415031644591930
000000737100410621111116512091272138616362353347642415031644500
000000860102610761131117812261302144117772788373044985306730800
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 2102
Owner: Whidbey Island Collection
 
Grade: MS 62 PL
Points: 1531
Owner: Mozin
 
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