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: $10.91 (11/25/2015)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
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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: 9/24/2015

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1926 S S$1 MS
Base $ 28.00 28.50 29.00 30.00 37.00 39.00 40.00 42.00 45.00 65.00 80.00 125 300 1175 4600 45000 - - -
$ - - - - 50.00 70.00 90.00 160 485 2600 8650 - -

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Total Graded: 5878
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66

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11/15/2007 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 195, 201/Lot# 6376 $80.50
10/22/2009 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2009 October Signature US Coin Auction #1130, 1130/Lot# 8612 $184.00
4/21/2010 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 2842, 2842/Lot# 1791 $161.00
11/3/2010 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers The November 2010 Baltimore Auction, 44/Lot# 4386 $695.75
2/3/2013 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg February 3-6, 2013 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 72/Lot# 964 $195.50
3/10/2013 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131312/Lot# 26808 $49.00
7/28/2013 PCGS MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/28/2013, 85/Lot# 101033 $71.50
9/16/2013 PCGS AU 58   Teletrade Auction 3448, 3448/Lot# 2449 $55.00
11/8/2015 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131546/Lot# 25436 $211.50

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1926 S S$1 MS
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 1649
Owner: evilwoman13
Grade: MS 65
Points: 1649
Owner: mtayl03
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