Coin Specifications

Category: Gold Dollars (1849-1889)
Mint: Charlotte
Mintage: 9,434
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: $64.02 (7/24/2016)
Diameter: 13mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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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: 150
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 66


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11/5/1997 NGC XF 40   Teletrade Auction 0995, 995/Lot# 1995 $712.13
1/29/2012 NGC Details XF Details  Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 1082 $661.25
7/27/2013 NGC AU 55   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 5021 $1,997.50
1/8/2014 PCGS AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(5), 1201/Lot# 6359 $2,056.25
2/16/2014 NGC Details AU Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/16/2014, 174/Lot# 171630 $970.20
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
Base1116208201333160918432292254028653057334541114876647374311285018468269723999660160
11207686991142516871992237426482929315336004366540867929237147222130231313467170
0000001687199223742648292931533600436654086792923714722213023131300
00000017652142245727562993324938554621594071111104316595241373565400
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 2865
Owner: priller
 
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