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: $72.13 (10/18/2019)
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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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 231
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: 10/8/2019 1856 S G$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----641820245870416623------231
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Total----641820245871416623------232
 ----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
5/22/2000 PCGS F 15   Teletrade Auction 1311, 1311/Lot# 1794 $358.70
1/29/2012 NGC MS 63   Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 1119 $22,425.00
4/24/2013 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(7), 1184/Lot# 5407 $2,585.00
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
1/8/2014 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(5), 1201/Lot# 6375 $3,290.00
6/29/2014 PCGS MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 195/Lot# 204387 $12,732.50
4/4/2017 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2017 April 4 - 6 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(5), 1253/Lot# 18413 $881.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1856 G$1 MS S
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1067110312521477191123882504261431033216421747255264647377049723102141081811449121061303614018
107911531327162220702427254127773141355043864905566768838377988710415110281166812416133630
00000025412777314135504386490556676883837798871041511028116681241600
000000257729403178388345565084607072949050100501061711239118871272600
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 5264
Owner: Desert Gold
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 4217
Owner: Whidbey Island Collection
 
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