Coin Specifications

Category: Gold Dollars (1849-1889)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 24,600
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 1.6700g
AGW: 0.0484oz
Melt Value: $74.20 (8/24/2019)
Diameter: 15mm
Edge: Reeded
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1856 S G$1 MS obverse 1856 S G$1 MS reverse
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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/14/2019

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1856 S G$1 MS
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Base $ 475 585 775 1230 1880 2250 3200 3450 6250 8125 10500 17500 27500 52000 - - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 30000 - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 230
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 64

The chart showing VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 8/20/2019 1856 S G$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----641820245770416623------230
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Total----641820245771416623------231
 ----3 %2 %8 %9 %10 %25 %31 %2 %7 %3 %1 %1 %------ 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
6/1/1996 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 1996 May/June Long Beach Sale #157, 157/Lot# 7227 $1,980.00
5/22/2000 PCGS F 15   Teletrade Auction 1311, 1311/Lot# 1794 $358.70
5/29/2011 NGC MS 63   Goldberg May 29 - June 1, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction of US, World Coins and Currency, 63/Lot# 1312 $29,900.00
6/1/2011 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2011 June Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(3), 1156/Lot# 4452 $948.75
7/27/2013 PCGS AU 53   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 5037 $2,937.50
6/29/2014 PCGS MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 195/Lot# 204387 $12,732.50
7/12/2018 PCGS Genuine AU   Heritage Auctions 2018 July 12 - 15 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(4), 1277/Lot# 7571 $1,200.00
6/6/2019 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2019 June 6 - 9 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(3), 1296/Lot# 4042 $3,840.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1856 G$1 MS S
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5126027058201138151518032048282332163704398446946248754312995194712957145479707541112431
5426367439261263161118842306295433783797422052126679936015153228373487353904842501112430
000000188423062954337837974220521266799360151532283734873539048425000
0000001966256430853541389044575730711111177173122620440176623299774600
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 4694
Owner: Desert Gold
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 3704
Owner: Whidbey Island Collection
 
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