Coin Specifications

Category: Gold Dollars (1849-1889)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 6,200
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 1.6700g
AGW: 0.0484oz
Melt Value: $85.76 (7/5/2020)
Diameter: 15mm
Edge: Reeded
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1863 G$1 MS obverse 1863 G$1 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

Only 6,200 business strikes and 50 proofs were produced of the 1863 gold dollar, and probably no more than 50 business strikes are believed known today in all grades. An understandably elusive coin, the 1863 is also one of the rarest P-mint gold dollars in Mint State.

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Last Updated: 12/5/2019

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1863 G$1 MS
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Base $ 300 400 550 700 1150 2475 3300 4550 5700 5875 7600 9000 11400 14200 22400 28000 65000 260000 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 36
Low Grade: 53
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67

The chart showing 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series, 67 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 6/30/2020 1863 G$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--------11715648-21---36
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Total--------11715648-21---36
 --------3%3%19%3%14%17%11%22%-6%3%--- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1863 G$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base79382099012041393184319772738314536574048410445914935544759567126775610515165531772318953
80287710611267154318882231287433163787406742664706510656176346733686761252816943181330
000000223128743316378740674266470651065617634673368676125281694300
000000248430093486391840854429482052765786673675469595145401733300
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 4048
Owner: Whidbey Island Collection
 
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