Coin Specifications

Category: Trade Dollars (1873-1885)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 4,487,000
Catalog: KM-108
Obverse Designer: William Barber
Reverse Designer: William Barber
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 27.2200g
ASW: 0.7876oz
Melt Value: $11.74 (8/2/2015)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1875 S T$1 MS obverse 1875 S T$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1875-S Trade dollar sported a mintage of 4.487 million pieces. David Bowers, in his Silver Dollars & Trade Dollars of the United States, indicates that: 'While the majority of such coins were exported, thousands went into circulation on the West Coast ... where they traded at face value in commercial transactions.' The issue is relatively available in Mint State, especially through MS64. Bowers even considers MS65 pieces obtainable: 'In MS65 the 1875-S is the most available of all Trade dollars. I estimate that 75 to 150 or more exist.'

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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1875 S T$1 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 120 140 165 200 295 360 405 510 735 1150 1475 2425 3450 12500 27500 72500 - - -
$ 315 375 435 565 815 1250 1600 2675 4950 18500 36000 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 940
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66


Upcoming Auctions

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8/16/2015 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(3), 1223/Lot# 5366
8/16/2015 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(6), 1223/Lot# 7910


Auction Prices Realized

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2/28/1996 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 0819, 819/Lot# 647 $218.00
5/31/2001 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2001 June Long Beach Signature Sale #263, 263/Lot# 6331 $2,357.50
2/10/2008 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 2931 $2,415.00
12/4/2008 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 306, 312/Lot# 5884 $1,380.00
2/28/2012 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 8647 $1,093.65
9/29/2013 PCGS AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/29/2013, 94/Lot# 140181 $275.00
5/5/2014 PCGS Genuine AU   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3480, 6029/Lot# 20443 $199.75
6/16/2014 NGC Details AU Details  Stack's Bowers iAuciton 3486, 6035/Lot# 20813 $217.38


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1875 S T$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base255323456502575667729787114213341580172517531953263131265503706210263117961349215362
27836747152660668874890512061416162817341820217927963918602381291077412361141150
0000007489051206141616281734182021792796391860238129107741236100
00000076810241270149816771744188624052961471165429196112851292700
1875 S T$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3332883514095025866997708659261059152117442753460560769466110452940749216
3398309370440530623722801885970121315952080337050957206999217165360100
00000053062372280188597012131595208033705095720699921716500
0000005586617468339051014136716692416398755858336105182328600
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 5503
Owner: Jon Lorenzo
 
Grade: MS 63
Points: 2631
Owner: keoj
 
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