Coin Specifications

Category: Gold Dollars (1849-1889)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 6,300
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 1.6700g
AGW: 0.0484oz
Melt Value: $72.28 (9/18/2019)
Diameter: 15mm
Edge: Reeded
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1870 G$1 MS obverse 1870 G$1 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

A rarely seen date with a mintage amounting to only 6,300 business strikes.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/14/2019

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1870 G$1 MS
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Base $ 175 235 400 515 690 780 795 820 845 990 1050 1120 2000 2750 4375 6875 13500 45000 - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 3550 - - 24500 -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 119
Low Grade: 55
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 68

The chart showing 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series, 67 series, 68 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 9/17/2019 1870 G$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base---------2253232813114323--117
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--------------1-------1
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Total---------2253232814114323--118
 ---------2 %21 %3 %19 %24 %12 %9 %3 %3 %2 %3 %-- 
1870 G$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------1---1-------2
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Total----------1---1-------2
 ----------50 %---50 %------- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
12/15/1999 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 1248, 1248/Lot# 1975 $764.88
2/5/2002 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #22022, 22022/Lot# 13541 $690.00
7/23/2007 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 161, 166/Lot# 1932 $563.50
5/27/2012 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg May 27-31, 2012 The May Pre-Long Beach Auction, 69/Lot# 1923 $460.00
10/17/2012 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 5300 $2,990.00
2/24/2013 PCGS Genuine XF   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/24/2013, 63/Lot# 101861 $165.00
7/11/2013 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2013 July 11 - 14 US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(2), 1187/Lot# 3513 $3,525.00
9/7/2017 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2017 September 7 - 10 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1259/Lot# 7987 $600.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1870 G$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1111116401018114112171323139115021749202924863521431951377124960013176
111112147661059116612521345142815841842218128313787459157997949107920
000000766105911661252134514281584184221812831378745915799794900
000000892110011911287136814651666193523333176405348646461877400
1870 G$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base492532575620663847903958107511481251131514211658192823683406414149357176982413693
505546590634724865921997109911821272135015001748207427143651440556828058111130
00000092199710991182127213501500174820742714365144055682805800
000000939103611231216129313851579183822213060389646706429894100
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Grade: AU 55
Points: 1148
Owner: ddr70
 
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