Coin Specifications

Category: Gold Dollars (1849-1889)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 25
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 1.6700g
AGW: 0.0484oz
Melt Value: $91.97 (9/29/2020)
Diameter: 15mm
Edge: Reeded
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1868 G$1 PF obverse 1868 G$1 PF reverse
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Description & Analysis

The 1868 is by a small margin the scarcest proof gold dollar from the decade of the 1860s. It is a little scarcer than the 1864 or 1867, as well as being more difficult than the 1865 and 1869 which have identical mintages. Only 12-15 proofs of this date are believed to exist today from the original mintage of only 25 pieces.

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Last Updated: 4/15/2019

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1868 G$1 PF
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - 3500 4125 5000 7350 11250 21000 30000 - - - -
1868 G$1 PF CA
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 10100 15500 24500 34000 - - - -
1868 G$1 PF UC
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 28500 36000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - 38500 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 7
Low Grade: 62
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 65

The chart showing 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 9/29/2020 1868 G$1 PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-------------1--1-----2
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Total-------------1--1-----2
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1868 G$1 PF CA
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Base--------------122-----5
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Total--------------122-----5
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1868 G$1 PF UC
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Base-----------------------
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-----------------2----2
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Total-----------------2----2
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NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1868 G$1 PF CA
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base335634373519360436893776386539554046413942344330460148845180616973748338885994031017610995
33833464354736323718380638953985407741714266442046954983551065717695851290409661104490
0000003895398540774171426644204695498355106571769585129040966100
0000003925401641084202429845114790508158396972801786859222991800
1868 G$1 PF UC
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base470948134790502651365247536054745591570958295951629323877020740778088515904495971038211213
47444813486950635173528553985513563057495870606562933931714975418044869192289859106590
0000005398551356305749587060656293393171497541804486919228985900
00000054365552567057895910617962935476727876748279886894131012000
1868 G$1 PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base24582523258826552723279328642936300930843115323834963817452654176951796084638990973710530
24802545261026782746281728882960303430943156332436034053482359287287812886399239100010
0000002888296030343094315633243603405348235928728781288639923900
0000002912298530593105319734103710429051206440762482958814948800
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Grade: PF 66 ULTRA CAMEO
Points: 8691
Owner: Ives
 
Grade: PF 66 CA
Points: 8338
Owner: golden
 
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