Coin Specifications

Category: Gold Dollars (1849-1889)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 15,000
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 1.6700g
AGW: 0.0484oz
Melt Value: $62.00 (10/21/2017)
Diameter: 15mm
Edge: Reeded
Link to this coin

1859 S G$1 MS obverse 1859 S G$1 MS reverse


  
Expand All    Collapse All

Description & Analysis

A very rare Type Three gold dollar that is every bit as difficult as the mintage of 15,000 would suggest in lower grades. In AU and better it is exceedingly rare.

Description and Analysis courtesy of Heritage Auctions and may not be republished without written permission.


GRADE SUMMARY

Loading... Working...

Use the scroll bar at the bottom of this box to view a summary of the NGC Price Guide, NGC Census, Auction Prices Realized and NGC Registry Scores for each grade.

There was no data found for this Coin.

Select Designation

 
NGC PRICE GUIDE
NGC CENSUS*
AUCTION PRICES REALIZED
NGC REGISTRY
SCORE
FIND IT ON EBAY

Select Grade

*To view the Census details for this coin, please sign in or sign up.

Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/29/2017

Click on a price to see historical prices, comparison charts and trends.

1859 S G$1 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 175 225 300 350 575 1200 1350 1850 2450 5100 5750 8250 18350 29500 - - - - - -
$ - - - - - - 6000 - - - - - - -

NGC Price and Value Guides Disclaimer

Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 151
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 63


Upcoming Auctions


Auction Prices Realized

A random selection of coins is shown below.

Images
Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
1/26/2000 NGC XF 45   Teletrade Auction 1263, 1263/Lot# 1881 $448.38
5/26/2003 NGC AU 55   Teletrade Auction 1729, 1729/Lot# 1673 $1,320.00
11/4/2004 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2004 November Palm Beach, FL Signature Sale #358, 358/Lot# 8049 $2,012.50
3/31/2011 NGC MS 61   Stack's Bowers The March 2011 Baltimore Auction, 83/Lot# 6201 $4,263.05
1/29/2012 PCGS XF 45   Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 1124 $776.25
2/16/2014 PCGS Genuine XF   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/16/2014, 174/Lot# 171549 $305.80
7/27/2014 PCGS AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 814, 823/Lot# 280 $1,625.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1859 G$1 MS S
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base29535442350258699012931542232527083179344739194694546666851284619372295984577171568113041
3143774495307201091137618032452286532683604417749515872873815021227803498954370853920
00000013761803245228653268360441774951587287381502122780349895437000
000000145920642580302233573761443552086278107921719626189403806296900
Registry Image Gallery
Grade: MS 60
Points: 3447
Owner: Desert Gold
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 3179
Owner: Whidbey Island Collection
 
View the Registry Image Gallery

Related Articles

There are no related articles for this coin.

NGC Auction Central Disclaimer