Coin Specifications

Category: Gold Dollars (1849-1889)
Mint: Charlotte
Mintage: 9,434
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 1.6700g
AGW: 0.0484oz
Melt Value: $60.50 (2/23/2017)
Diameter: 13mm
Edge: Reeded
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1852 C G$1 MS obverse 1852 C G$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis


Jeff Garrett: With a mintage of less than 10,000 coins, the 1852-C gold dollar must be considered scarce in any condition. Only 150 of these gold dollars have been certified in all grades by NGC. Although a scarce coin in any grade, a number of Mint State examples are known, including a superb NGC MS 66 example that last sold in January 2000 for $24,150. That coin is a radiant gem, but like most 1852-C gold dollars, it has an imperfection on the reverse at the LA of DOLLAR. The flaw at first appears to be a planchet imperfection, but it is obviously a die problem, probably caused by some foreign material adhering to the die. This mint-caused defect should not affect the value.

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Last Updated: 5/11/2016

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1852 C G$1 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 390 510 750 1000 1800 2250 2600 2850 3850 4750 5300 7100 13500 21500 33000 55000 - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 153
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
1/20/1997 NGC VF 35   Teletrade Auction 0912, 912/Lot# 1802 $474.75
2/21/2002 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2002 February Long Beach Signature Sale #284, 284/Lot# 6655 $2,070.00
1/29/2012 NGC Details XF Details  Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 1082 $661.25
3/8/2012 PCGS XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2012 March 8-9 US Coin Signature Auction - New York Session(2), 1168/Lot# 3919 $1,279.95
8/18/2013 PCGS Genuine XF   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/18/2013, 88/Lot# 105755 $907.50
8/30/2013 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers The September 2013 Philadelphia Auction, 195/Lot# 3330 $2,761.25
12/3/2015 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2015 December 3 - 6 Houston Money Show US Coins Signature Auction - Houston Session(3), 1227/Lot# 4505 $998.75
4/27/2016 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2016 April 27 - May 1 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(6), 1234/Lot# 8682 $884.78


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1852 C G$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base958974115214501707233524642614280729363386373039194458583670148247991810416000
96310331251153619162378251426782850308635013793409949176229742588041008410416000
000000251426782850308635013793409949176229742588041008410416000
000000256427432893323636153856427853776621783693611025010416000
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 7014
Owner: Hornets Nest
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 3386
Owner: priller
 
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