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: $70.69 (12/6/2019)
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 - - - - - -
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Census

 
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: 12/3/2019 1856 S G$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----641820245771416623------231
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----------1-----------1
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Total----641820245772416623------232
 ----3 %2 %8 %9 %10 %25 %31 %2 %7 %3 %1 %1 %------ 

Upcoming Auctions

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Grade
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Sale / Lot
12/7/2019 AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2019 December 5 - 7 US Coins Signature Auction Session(3), 1302/Lot# 4148
12/7/2019 AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2019 December 5 - 7 US Coins Signature Auction Session(3), 1302/Lot# 4147
12/7/2019 AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2019 December 5 - 7 US Coins Signature Auction Session(4), 1302/Lot# 7627


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
11/7/1999 NGC AU 50   Teletrade Auction 1232, 1232/Lot# 1325 $1,055.00
7/8/2010 NGC XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2010 July Orlando, FL (Summer FUN) Signature US Coin Auction #1142, 1142/Lot# 4509 $1,265.00
1/29/2012 NGC MS 63   Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 1119 $22,425.00
2/28/2012 NGC AU 50   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 7258 $862.50
1/9/2013 PCGS AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(6), 1181/Lot# 6789 $1,762.50
6/29/2014 PCGS MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 187/Lot# 204387 $54.00
6/4/2015 NGC AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2015 June 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1221/Lot# 5156 $1,880.00
1/6/2016 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2016 January 6 - 11 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Tampa Session(8), 1231/Lot# 8885 $998.75
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


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1856 S G$1 MS
 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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