Coin Specifications

Category: Gold Dollars (1849-1889)
Mint: Charlotte
Mintage: 11,634
Catalog: KM-73
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 1.6720g
AGW: 0.0484oz
Melt Value: $64.01 (9/29/2016)
Diameter: 13mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1849 C CLOSED WREATH G$1 MS obverse 1849 C CLOSED WREATH G$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis


Jeff Garrett: The 1849-C Closed Wreath variety can be considered quite scarce in any grade. High grade examples are usually Prooflike in appearance but can be difficult to grade due to convex obverse fields (giving the coin a bulged look), which can be confused with damage. Low grade pieces are the norm, with Mint State coins being very rare. The 1849-C Closed Wreath design is scarce in all grades, but it is the only collectible Charlotte Mint gold dollar for the year that is practical to collect. The finest example seen is an MS 64 coin that was discovered by me in 2014, and later sold at auction in 2015 for $49,350.

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Last Updated: 5/10/2016

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1849C CLOSED WREATH G$1 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 400 500 800 1175 2100 2700 3400 4500 6250 8800 10600 13750 22500 64000 - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 101
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 64


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10/5/2016 AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2016 October 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1240/Lot# 7730


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2/9/1998 NGC XF 45   Teletrade Auction 1022, 1022/Lot# 2010 $975.88
1/29/2012 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 1060 $10,206.25
7/27/2013 NGC MS 62   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 5016 $7,931.25
1/26/2014 PCGS XF 45   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 788, 797/Lot# 811 $2,100.00
6/4/2014 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1206/Lot# 5549 $1,057.50
6/15/2014 NGC AU 50   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/15/2014, 196/Lot# 201607 $2,035.00
10/31/2014 PCGS Genuine VF   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3506, 6060/Lot# 22367 $540.50
9/7/2016 NGC Details XF Details  Heritage Auctions 2016 September 7 - 11 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(6), 1239/Lot# 8219 $851.88


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1849C CLOSED WREATH G$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base908990113815051865252527542860319436394217488852855879713810458109971151511928000
9351039126016252085260127892971334238324441502054836299824510638111701165311928000
00000027892971334238324441502054836299824510638111701165311928000
00000028253083349140244664515356816718935110817113421179011928000
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 5879
Owner: Hornets Nest
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 4217
Owner: Grand Tour
 
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