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: $12.13 (12/22/2014)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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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: 1/20/2014

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1926 S$1 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 28.00 28.50 29.00 30.00 31.50 31.50 32.50 37.00 38.00 43.00 46.00 52.00 70.00 90.00 135 540 2250 24000 - - -
$ 33.00 34.00 42.00 43.00 48.00 52.00 58.00 77.00 115 235 950 8800 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 8695
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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12/23/2014 MS 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131451/Lot# 27693
12/23/2014 MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131451/Lot# 27688


Auction Prices Realized

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2/21/2005 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 2004, 2004/Lot# 1997 $88.00
9/10/2006 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg $368.00
4/21/2009 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 363, 369/Lot# 1161 $73.60
6/17/2010 NGC MS 66   Stack's Bowers The June 2010 Baltimore Auction, 41/Lot# 3028 $1,381.15
1/30/2011 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 211022/Lot# 22358 $1,610.00
5/27/2012 PCGS MS 65   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19995/Lot# 1192 $409.00
10/28/2012 PCGS MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/28/2012, 46/Lot# 70607 $341.00
2/3/2013 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg February 3-6, 2013 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 72/Lot# 962 $126.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1926 S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base12715115515515515915915917117919019821223433043110942261716892341519428353
13515215515515615915916317318219220221926636365214833896785611220195800
0000001591631731821922022192663636521483389678561122000
0000001591671761861952072262983978731872553285451320700
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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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