Coin Specifications

Category: Gold Dollars (1849-1889)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 123,300
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 (10/20/2017)
Diameter: 15mm
Edge: Reeded
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1873 OPEN 3 G$1 MS obverse 1873 OPEN 3 G$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The commonness of this P-mint issue fades rapidly as one approaches the MS65 threshold, and coins graded that or finer are undeniably rare.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/29/2017

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1873 OPEN 3 G$1 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 125 135 175 230 255 295 305 335 365 420 445 470 640 875 1750 3300 14500 46000 - -
$ - - - - - - - 500 700 1100 2650 4400 - -
1873 OPEN 3 G$1 MS Prooflike
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 1500 - - - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2262
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
7/13/1998 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 1066, 1066/Lot# 1998 $337.60
10/4/2004 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #14, 18/Lot# 295 $989.00
10/22/2009 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2009 October Signature US Coin Auction #1130, 1130/Lot# 8673 $747.50
1/29/2012 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 1133 $575.00
3/3/2013 NGC Details UNC Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131311/Lot# 24831 $258.50
9/29/2013 PCGS Genuine UNC   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/29/2013, 94/Lot# 140351 $220.00
12/17/2013 PCGS XF 45   Bonhams Coins and Medals Featuring the Robbins Collection of US Gold Coins, 21037/Lot# 1067 $234.00
6/3/2014 PCGS   Stack's Bowers June 2014 Baltimore, 6021/Lot# 4544 $193.88


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1873 G$1 MS OPEN 3 Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base4875075396157778028118158389089411177147214961708184727583377554490761044713201
4935175646697858058128228619191019127514801566175421502964409967219533113650
000000812822861919101912751480156617542150296440996721953300
000000813830884930109813731488163718002454317048217898999000
1873 G$1 MS OPEN 3
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base4534715025757297527607647878538841110139314161619175326313229533087681010512793
459481526626736754761771809863959120414001483166320452830392964769213110010
00000076177180986395912041400148316632045283039296476921300
000000762779831873103412981408155117082338302946297622965900
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 1753
Owner: ddr70
 
Grade: MS 62 PL
Points: 1496
Owner: Mozin
 
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