Coin Specifications

Category: Peace Dollars (1921-1935)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,610,000
Catalog: KM-150
Obverse Designer: Anthony de Francisci
Reverse Designer: Anthony de Francisci
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $11.01 (12/1/2015)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1925 S S$1 MS obverse 1925 S S$1 MS reverse

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Description & Analysis

The 1925-S Peace dollar is a well-known rarity at the Gem level within the series. Roger Burdette's series reference, A Guide Book of Peace Dollars, cites it as 'a very poorly struck issue within the series, and along with the 1928-S, is perhaps the most difficult coin to find in high grades.' The present Gem, certified in a green-label holder, boasts superior luster on silver-gray surfaces lightly tinged with amber. The strike, even while showing some weakness on the high points of each side, is still considerably stronger than usually seen. An arcing scrape through the letters TATES OF A on the reverse undoubtedly factored into the grade, although it may be Mint-caused. There is also a tiny edge tick above the A in STATES. Despite these minor drawbacks, this coin appears solidly graded overall, radiating appeal and desirability in equal measure. Population: 36 in 65, 0 finer (3/11). From The Paul Taylor Collection.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/24/2015

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1925 S S$1 MS
Base $ 30.00 33.00 36.00 38.00 40.00 48.00 55.00 65.00 80.00 125 175 300 1100 23500 47500 - - - -
$ - - - - 85.00 140 215 665 2850 - - - -

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Total Graded: 5591
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66

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9/10/2006 NGC MS 65   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 3324 $805.00
10/31/2006 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Coin Auction #26111, 26111/Lot# 12503 $29.00
12/22/2008 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 312, 318/Lot# 1566 $131.10
5/24/2009 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg May 24-27, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 53/Lot# 950 $632.50
6/22/2011 NGC Details AU Details  Teletrade Auction 3089, 3089/Lot# 1790 $63.25
8/11/2011 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2011 August Chicago Signature US Coin & Platinum Night Auction Session(7), 1158/Lot# 11572 $299.00
6/15/2014 PCGS MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/15/2014, 196/Lot# 199059 $203.50
8/1/2014 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3493, 6044/Lot# 20294 $749.65
4/22/2015 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 April 22 - 26 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(7), 1219/Lot# 8344 $540.50

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1925 S S$1 MS
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 6943
Owner: evchau
Grade: MS 65
Points: 6943
Owner: evilwoman13
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