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: $12.41 (12/19/2014)
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
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 260 325 375 450 725 725 1100 1275 1475 2100 2900 3300 3900 7000 14000 86000 - - - - -
$ 800 1200 1375 1650 2300 3200 3550 4400 7700 36750 - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 280
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 66


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1/12/2015 AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(3), 1216/Lot# 5320


Auction Prices Realized

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9/10/2006 NGC MS 61   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 2814 $2,128.00
8/11/2011 NGC XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2011 August Chicago Signature US Coin & Platinum Night Auction Session(3), 1158/Lot# 4315 $690.00
10/13/2011 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2011 October 13-16 US Coins Signature Auction #1160- Pittsburgh Session(1), 1160/Lot# 3857 $1,322.50
1/21/2013 NGC MS 60   Teletrade Auction 3414, 3414/Lot# 2066 $1,100.00
9/25/2013 PCGS Genuine AU   Heritage Auctions 2013 September 25 - 29 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(8), 1189/Lot# 8625 $470.00
2/23/2014 PCGS VF 35   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/23/2014, 182/Lot# 172070 $687.50
6/1/2014 NGC AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 806, 815/Lot# 234 $1,150.00
6/16/2014 NGC VF 20   Stack's Bowers iAuciton 3486, 6035/Lot# 20544 $346.63


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1849 S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3409450527609764945110314011570179419282335284733864706743190071175424238378081
138422475554660824997120214571644183820632505302638265614795699221591528761378080
00000099712021457164418382063250530263826561479569922159152876100
0000001050130115131719188321992676320642666522848110838200763328400
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 2847
Owner: Tweed Collection
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 1794
Owner: Beau Newman
 
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