Coin Specifications

Category: Gold Dollars (1849-1889)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 5,230
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: $58.73 (4/28/2015)
Diameter: 15mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1884 G$1 MS obverse 1884 G$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Only 5,230 business strikes of this issue were produced, along with 1,006 proofs. For whatever reason, the gold dollars of the 1880s were made as nicely as any coins ever minted by our government.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 3/20/2015

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1884 G$1 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 130 140 180 235 290 325 350 375 475 750 825 1050 1400 2500 3250 6050 15850 - -
$ 300 - 365 400 500 775 900 1150 1550 2950 4100 8750 -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 223
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 69


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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Price
12/8/2004 NGC MS 64   Prooflike Heritage Auctions 2004 December Dallas Signature Sale #277, 277/Lot# 6477 $1,100.55
6/27/2005 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 1298 $891.25
9/19/2005 NGC MS 67   Goldberg September 19-21, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 32/Lot# 2335 $4,140.00
2/22/2007 PCGS MS 65   Teletrade Auction 2331, 2331/Lot# 1165 $3,136.00
4/22/2012 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131218/Lot# 22917 $431.25
2/22/2013 NGC MS 65   Prooflike Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 4113 $2,232.50
6/5/2013 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2013 June 5 - 9 US Coin Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1186/Lot# 5553 $2,820.00
3/23/2014 PCGS MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/23/2014, 178/Lot# 136998 $935.00
1/7/2015 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(9), 1216/Lot# 11246 $705.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1884 G$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base453471502575729802829865908949110312391450153117532048275431264157622463248817
4594815266267538118418799221000114813091477160518512283287834704846625771550
0000008418799221000114813091477160518512283287834704846625700
0000008538949351052119413801504167919502519300238135535629100
1884 G$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base489502539620774838882908949990113812651477155817992161276731724319632466859160
4935145666717958538919229631039118013361504163819202363290235544987644475100
0000008919229631039118013361504163819202363290235544987644400
0000008999359761089122314061531171920402565303739375656656500
1884 G$1 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base537558593674847874882888913986104412711583164718321980279432444393658668579553
5445706207328568778848969371005112013751604170918812251294436275124667677560
0000008848969371005112013751604170918812251294436275124667600
0000008869059621025119514791626177019312523309440105855676700
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 4157
Owner: scotty's gold
 
Grade: MS 64 DPL
Points: 1980
Owner: Whidbey Island Collection
 
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