Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Dollars (1840-1873)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 26,000
Catalog: KM-71
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $11.39 (9/2/2015)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
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1855 S$1 MS obverse 1855 S$1 MS reverse


  
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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/30/2014

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1855 S$1 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 840 1275 1550 2450 3900 4950 5500 6000 7450 12000 17000 36000 155000 - - - - - -
$ 4250 5450 5900 6600 8150 13000 19500 42500 185000 - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 57
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 64


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
12/14/2005 PCGS AU 50   Teletrade Auction 2131, 2131/Lot# 1847 $3,472.00
8/6/2009 NGC AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 399, 405/Lot# 7060 $4,427.50
8/15/2011 NGC Details AU Details  Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 3051 $1,503.05
9/29/2013 PCGS Genuine XF   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/29/2013, 94/Lot# 140350 $176.00
12/5/2013 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2013 December 5 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Houston Session(2), 1192/Lot# 3778 $5,875.00
12/5/2013 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2013 December 5 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Houston Session(6), 1192/Lot# 9364 $763.75
1/26/2014 NGC AU 55   Goldberg January 26-28, 2014 January Pre-Long Beach Sale 17.5% BP, 78/Lot# 1671 $528.75
6/23/2014 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 June 23 The Eugene H. Gardner Collection of US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1213/Lot# 30598 $141,000.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1855 S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base15021547194921612727340635453800398441414552487655636400851514062147051537116058167681794922012
15171681202023502953345236303861403642784660510558427105103641427614927156001629517162193030
0000003630386140364278466051055842710510364142761492715600162951716200
0000003715392340894415476853346121781012213144911514915829165311755500
1855 S$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base15861633205122712857356037033966415743194742507657836644881714498151571583716539172651847122620
16021772212424663091360837914030421144604853531260707368107111471815384160711678117667198540
0000003791403042114460485353126070736810711147181538416071167811766700
0000003878409342654601496555476357809312604149371561016305170231806900
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Grade: AU 55
Points: 4141
Owner: G & R coins
 
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