Coin Specifications

Category: Trade Dollars (1873-1885)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 987,100
Catalog: KM-108
Obverse Designer: William Barber
Reverse Designer: William Barber
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 27.2200g
ASW: 0.7876oz
Melt Value: $12.39 (7/3/2015)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1874 T$1 MS obverse 1874 T$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

While the total mintage of the 1874 is not on the large side for the Trade Dollar series, it is impressive for a coin of this type from the Philadelphia Mint. In fact, the delivery of 987,100 Trade Dollars in 1874 is the second highest for this coinage facility after that produced in 1877. As one might expect for an early date Trade Dollar, the 1874 saw very little domestic circulation. Scarce in circulated grades, the '74-P is undeniably rare in Mint State.

Description and Analysis courtesy of Heritage Auctions and may not be republished without written permission.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 12/9/2014

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1874 T$1 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 130 145 175 215 315 410 445 530 800 1375 1800 2800 5000 17000 45000 - - - -
$ 325 435 485 575 875 1500 2000 3250 6600 20000 - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 141
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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10/8/2006 PCGS MS 61   Teletrade Auction 2270, 2270/Lot# 1900 $896.00
9/14/2008 NGC MS 62   Goldberg September 14-16, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 48/Lot# 973 $2,300.00
7/10/2012 NGC MS 60   Stack's Bowers The August 2012 Philadelphia ANA World's Fair of Money Auction - US and World Lots - Internet Only Sessions, 174/Lot# 13354 $334.88
7/12/2012 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2012 July 12-15 US Coin Summer FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(1), 1172/Lot# 3873 $2,530.00
4/24/2013 NGC Details VF Details  Heritage Auctions 2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(8), 1184/Lot# 8704 $176.25
10/13/2013 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 773, 782/Lot# 1151 $700.00
12/22/2013 PCGS AU 50   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/22/2013, 106/Lot# 159678 $325.00
10/31/2014 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers November Baltimore 2014, 6039/Lot# 5272 $1,292.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1874 T$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base34843747151757566782095412441409162417531961224029803796642882599568110241263914422
378448486536606718865105112991481166718222054248732524673703886951005311562132330
00000086510511299148116671822205424873252467370388695100531156200
00000090911471354155217101892214727333524555176499132105391210100
1874 T$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base30838948953961571385698312891460168518182012216229353626667329339049104481200113718
33542250556464776089810851346153517291882206224193165464166734971951510965125730
0000008981085134615351729188220622419316546416673497195151096500
0000009401187140316101773194721122677339556576673701099811148300
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 6428
Owner: Jon Lorenzo
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 1624
Owner: Carl Beeson
 
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