Coin Specifications

Category: Peace Dollars (1921-1935)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,939,000
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: $12.17 (10/13/2015)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
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1926 S$1 MS obverse 1926 S$1 MS reverse

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Description & Analysis

Like several Peace dollar issues, the 1926 has a low mintage. In this case, only 1.9 million pieces were struck. In the early 1940s, the 1926 was considered the scarcest Peace dollar. Then various hoards emerged of this and other issues over the next 25 years, and today this date is considered a relatively available issue in mint condition. Of the hoard coins that have emerged over the decades, most 1926 Peace dollars do not seem to have suffered from the extensive bagmarks that plague other issues.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/24/2015

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1926 S$1 MS
Base $ 28.00 28.50 29.00 30.00 31.50 32.50 37.00 38.00 45.00 55.00 80.00 105 140 650 2800 24000 - - -
$ - - - - - 60.00 85.00 125 235 1000 10575 - -

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Total Graded: 9001
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67

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Auction Prices Realized

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Sale / Lot
10/5/1994 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 1994 October Long Beach Bullet Sale #125, 125/Lot# 456 $297.00
12/29/2003 PCGS MS 65   Teletrade Auction 1825, 1825/Lot# 1594 $275.00
1/23/2006 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 71, 76/Lot# 902 $59.80
2/10/2008 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 583 $322.00
8/21/2011 NGC MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/21/2011, 132/Lot# 8308 $104.50
2/12/2012 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131208/Lot# 22502 $49.00
5/27/2012 PCGS MS 65   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19995/Lot# 1192 $409.00
7/11/2014 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 6796 $117.50
7/11/2014 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 6757 $176.25

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1926 S$1 MS
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 2261
Owner: andold
Grade: MS 66
Points: 2261
Owner: G.M.Chow Collection
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