Coin Specifications

Category: Peace Dollars (1921-1935)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 6,980,000
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: $13.51 (10/20/2014)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1926 S S$1 MS obverse 1926 S S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Delivered in sizeable numbers, the 1926-S seems to have experienced significant circulation in the decades following its production. Nevertheless, a decent number of Uncirculated coins were retained at the San Francisco Mint. Most of these had been paid out in the 1940s and 1950s, although a few bags were included in the Treasury releases of the early 1960s, and the Redfield Hoard also contained several bags. An easy issue to locate in grades up to and including MS64, the '26-S is scarce as a Gem, and unquestionably rare any finer.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 1/20/2014

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1926 S S$1 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 28.00 28.50 29.00 30.00 37.00 37.00 38.00 39.00 40.00 43.00 50.00 60.00 75.00 135 310 1175 5500 40000 - - -
$ 42.00 43.00 44.00 45.00 48.00 56.00 65.00 85.00 160 675 3650 8650 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 5644
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


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12/9/1994 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 1994 December St. Louis Bullet Sale #126, 126/Lot# 573 $797.50
9/15/2003 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg September 15-17, 2003 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 21/Lot# 889 $718.75
6/13/2005 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 2052, 2052/Lot# 2043 $154.00
11/3/2005 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2005 November Dallas, TX Signature Auction #388, 388/Lot# 3764 $517.50
10/2/2008 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 288, 294/Lot# 9773 $218.50
8/22/2010 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction #210085, 210085/Lot# 28727 $84.00
4/7/2013 PCGS XF 45   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/07/2013, 69/Lot# 108985 $35.01
6/3/2014 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers June 2014 Baltimore, 6021/Lot# 4499 $804.88


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