Coin Specifications

Category: Trade Dollars (1873-1885)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 534,000
Catalog: KM-108
Obverse Designer: William Barber
Reverse Designer: William Barber
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 27.2200g
ASW: 0.7876oz
Melt Value: $12.70 (12/21/2014)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
Link to this coin

1877 CC T$1 MS obverse 1877 CC T$1 MS reverse


  
Expand All    Collapse All

VarietyPlus®

There are no varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

So what happened to the 534,000 Trade dollars coined at the Carson City Mint in 1877? Numismatic scholar Walter Breen stated that 44,148 pieces may have been melted in 1878 at the Carson City Mint in his Encyclopedia, but this number does not account for the general rarity of this date today. The combined NGC and PCGS Population Reports tally less than 200 1877-CC Trade dollars in all grades. Obviously, the vast majority of 1877-CC Trade dollars were cast back into melting pots, either here or in China, both or somewhere else, as there simply are so few coins to represent this issue.

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


GRADE SUMMARY

Loading... Working...

Use the scroll bar at the bottom of this box to view a summary of the NGC Price Guide, NGC Census, Auction Prices Realized and NGC Registry Scores for each grade.

There was no data found for this Coin.

Select Designation

 
NGC PRICE GUIDE
NGC CENSUS*
AUCTION PRICES REALIZED
NGC REGISTRY
SCORE

Select Grade

*To view the Census details for this coin, please sign in or sign up.

Price Guide

Last Updated: 12/9/2014

Click on a price to see historical prices, comparison charts and trends.

1877 CC T$1 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 275 385 510 650 1150 1150 1275 1400 1800 2750 3300 4600 8250 12000 28500 85000 125000 - - - -
$ 1250 1350 1550 2000 3000 3600 6250 10400 14300 35000 - - - -
NGC Price and Value Guides Disclaimer

Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 125
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 65


Upcoming Auctions


Auction Prices Realized

A random selection of coins is shown below.

Images
Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
4/28/2010 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2010 April-May Milwaukee, WI CSNS US Coin Auction #1139, 1139/Lot# 9025 $1,500.75
1/1/2012 NGC Details VF Details  Teletrade Auction 3199, 3199/Lot# 2230 $414.00
7/27/2013 NGC MS 60   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 2783 $940.00
9/25/2013 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2013 September 25 - 29 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(6), 1189/Lot# 6544 $7,637.50
12/8/2013 PCGS MS 92   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 781, 790/Lot# 633 $390.00
4/1/2014 PCGS   Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 8030 $305.50
6/8/2014 PCGS VF 35   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/08/2014, 202/Lot# 189619 $962.50
9/7/2014 NGC VF 35   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/07/2014, 191/Lot# 158419 $1,000.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1877 CC T$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base544667764853115214161461150520602352272129363094376157717324104801178213477153451739919650
58569979395212401431147516902157247527922988331644316288837610914123471409916029181490
00000014751690215724752792298833164431628883761091412347140991602900
00000014901875225425982864304135385101680694281134812912147221671400
Registry Image Gallery
Grade: MS 64
Points: 7324
Owner: Jon Lorenzo
 
Grade: VF 25
Points: 1152
Owner: Carl Beeson
 
View the Registry Image Gallery

Related Articles

A Challenging Time for Coin Authenticators

8/11/2008  — Skip Fazzari looks at steady improvements in counterfeiting technique, and discusses why the 21st century is a challenging time for coin authenticators. Learn more about why it’s more important than ever to have your collectibles authenticated.
View full article >


NGC Auction Central Disclaimer