Coin Specifications

Category: Trade Dollars (1873-1885)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 960
Catalog: KM-108
Obverse Designer: William Barber
Reverse Designer: William Barber
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 27.2200g
ASW: 0.7876oz
Melt Value: $11.53 (8/29/2015)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1881 T$1 PF obverse 1881 T$1 PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The Philadelphia Mint's delivery of Trade Dollars dipped to 960 coins in 1881 after a record high of 1,987 pieces in 1880. Both years saw the production of only proofs.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 3/17/2015

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1881 T$1 PF
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - 1275 1425 1475 1550 1750 2150 2700 3525 4750 9750 13900 27500 48000 - -
$ - - - - - - - - 5350 - - - -
1881 T$1 PF Cameo
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 2400 3050 3850 5275 11500 18750 36000 72500 - -
$ - - - - - - - - 6000 - - - 105000
1881 T$1 PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 7750 15500 25500 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 405
Low Grade: 50
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
4/28/1999 PCGS PF 63   Teletrade Auction 1158, 1158/Lot# 1818 $1,566.00
12/8/2004 NGC PF 64   Heritage Auctions 2004 December Dallas Signature Sale #277, 277/Lot# 6417 $2,932.50
2/20/2005 PCGS PF 61   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 1778 $1,495.00
5/14/2007 NGC PF 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 141, 146/Lot# 1443 $2,070.00
6/1/2011 NGC Details Proof Details  Heritage Auctions 2011 June Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(1), 1156/Lot# 3900 $1,380.00
8/11/2011 PCGS PF 63   Heritage Auctions 2011 August Chicago Signature US Coin & Platinum Night Auction Session(3), 1158/Lot# 4403 $2,990.00
7/27/2013 PCGS   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 2798 $2,350.00
8/31/2014 NGC Details Proof Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/31/2014, 189/Lot# 209952 $1,275.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1881 T$1 PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base584607629653676701727752779108514381634173519772352312643614876632482471057140628
59261463766168471073576188112031503166818162102261035384533535969659022205900
0000007357618811203150316681816210226103538453353596965902200
0000007447709831320156917011896222728683949470458417606979600
1881 T$1 PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base684709735762789817844874903124316341848195922242632347148025354656785411092542940
692718744771798826854884101613731705188520472360291239154986575872259336215970
00000085488410161373170518852047236029123915498657587225933600
000000864893113015041777192221362496319143585170616378831013000
1881 T$1 PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base8608899209519831016105010841118151519652211233726383101404455276139721093221185947715
8708999309629941027106110951250166520472253243727923415453857316496791410168238110
00000010611095125016652047225324372792341545385731649679141016800
00000010731107138318152129229525382947373050335935685386181101300
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Grade: PF 68 CA
Points: 9336
Owner: SLUGGO
 
Grade: PF 67 CAMEO
Points: 7883
Owner: Simpson
 
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