Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Dollars (1840-1873)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 62,600
Catalog: KM-71
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $11.33 (8/4/2015)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1849 S$1 MS obverse 1849 S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1849 dollar had a comparatively small mintage of only 62,600 pieces, and today only a relative handful remain in all categories of mint state. As with all Seated dollars, the 1849 is a very scarce item in near-gem condition.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/9/2014

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1849 S$1 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 260 325 375 450 725 1100 1275 1475 2100 3300 3900 7000 14000 86000 - - - - -
$ 800 1200 1375 1650 2300 3550 4400 7700 36750 - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 288
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
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Sale / Lot
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8/19/1995 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 1995 ANA Sale #139, 139/Lot# 6539 $7,700.00
3/5/1997 PCGS AU 55   Teletrade Auction 0925, 925/Lot# 1575 $517.75
8/6/2009 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 399, 405/Lot# 7056 $4,885.20
1/29/2012 NGC Details AU Details  Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 2569 $776.00
2/5/2012 NGC Details F Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131207/Lot# 20358 $161.00
6/5/2013 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2013 June 5 - 9 US Coin Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(7), 1186/Lot# 8429 $528.75
2/23/2014 PCGS VF 35   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/23/2014, 182/Lot# 172070 $687.50
6/16/2014 NGC XF 40   Stack's Bowers iAuciton 3486, 6035/Lot# 20543 $522.88
2/6/2015 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers 2015 Americana Auction, 6070/Lot# 2055 $7,050.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1849 S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base719745865949106614211505179919492106252529603149340644315922115751213312710133081430517756
72878589398811841449160318492001224626703023323537484928780611761123251290913640154550
00000016031849200122462670302332353748492878061176112325129091364000
00000017011899205423852815308633204089542596911194712518131091397300
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 3406
Owner: Tweed Collection
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 2525
Owner: Beau Newman
 
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