Coin Specifications

Category: Gold Dollars (1849-1889)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 5,900
Catalog: KM-86
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 1.6720g
AGW: 0.0484oz
Melt Value: $64.79 (8/24/2016)
Diameter: 15mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1869 G$1 MS obverse 1869 G$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1869 had a business strike mintage of 5,900 pieces, and is generally available in AU and in the lower Uncirculated grades. Higher Mint State grades are considerably more challenging, especially in Premium Gem and above.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 5/19/2016

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1869 G$1 MS
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Base $ 185 240 330 390 625 730 790 800 925 1200 1350 1450 2250 2950 6350 10250 18000 40000 - -
$ - - - - - - - 1800 - - - 11250 25000 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 89
Low Grade: 50
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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6/27/2005 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 1286 $1,667.50
11/29/2006 PCGS MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2006 November Dallas Signature Coin Auction #420, 420/Lot# 1901 $11,500.00
11/4/2007 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 2444, 2444/Lot# 2437 $728.00
3/8/2012 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2012 March 8-9 US Coin Signature Auction - New York Session(3), 1168/Lot# 8707 $747.50
2/27/2014 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2014 February 27 - 28 & March 2 Mid-Winter ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Atlanta Session(2), 1203/Lot# 4074 $7,637.50
7/13/2014 PCGS MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/13/2014, 203/Lot# 203069 $1,552.10
7/17/2015 PCGS   Stack's Bowers July 2015 Baltimore Auction, 6105/Lot# 5213 $1,468.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1869 G$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base57962767472577499010661138127813631483155816541886212425703406414149356992936812785
595642691741846101510901184130614031508159017311965227228483651440556207784105070
0000001090118413061403150815901731196522722848365144055620778400
0000001114123113341443153316221808204424213127389646706306857600
1869 G$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1111117741206135114411566164417441985223326953521431951376797890111878
11111258918125413811482159216771824206723872970378745915690749898930
000000918125413811482159216771824206723872970378745915690749800
0000001062130214111524161817101904215025413245405348646243819900
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 1654
Owner: Desert Gold
 
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