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: $13.58 (10/24/2014)
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.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/27/2014

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1874 T$1 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 130 145 175 215 315 315 410 445 530 800 1075 1375 1800 2950 4700 18500 45000 - - - -
$ 325 435 485 575 875 1175 1500 2000 3250 6600 20000 - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 136
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 66


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2/24/2003 NGC MS 64   Goldberg February 24-25, 2003 Coin Auction, 17/Lot# 724 $2,818.00
9/4/2006 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 103, 108/Lot# 210 $2,070.00
10/22/2009 PCGS Genuine Genuine   Heritage Auctions 2009 October Signature US Coin Auction Session(4), 1130/Lot# 7963 $276.00
3/11/2012 NGC AU 50   Teletrade Auction 3239, 3239/Lot# 2357 $661.25
12/22/2013 PCGS AU 50   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/22/2013, 106/Lot# 159678 $325.00
12/22/2013 PCGS AU 50   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/22/2013, 166/Lot# 159678 $452.10
5/11/2014 NGC Details AU Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/11/2014, 179/Lot# 192040 $132.00
7/11/2014 PCGS MS 61   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3490, 6041/Lot# 20613 $1,086.88


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1874 T$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base34843747151757566782095412441409162417531961224029803796642882599568110241263914422
377448486536605718864105012991480166718222054248632524673703886951005311562132330
00000086410501299148016671822205424863252467370388695100531156200
00000090911471354155217101891214727333524555076489131105381210000
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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