Coin Specifications

Category: Gold Dollars (1849-1889)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 198,800
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 1.6700g
AGW: 0.0484oz
Melt Value: $60.65 (3/29/2017)
Diameter: 15mm
Edge: Reeded
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1874 G$1 MS obverse 1874 G$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1874 is one of the more frequently encountered Type Three gold dollars. It is also a logical candidate for a type set as hundreds of examples are available in mint condition. It is not until one reaches the MS65 level that the 1874 begins to show a relative degree of rarity.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 5/19/2016

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1874 G$1 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 125 135 175 250 275 295 335 345 375 435 475 525 625 900 1400 2300 4550 26000 - -
$ - - 340 350 400 - 490 550 690 1050 1500 3500 5500 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 3975
Low Grade: 50
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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7/14/1999 NGC MS 63   Teletrade Auction 1186, 1186/Lot# 1857 $738.50
10/16/2008 NGC AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 292, 298/Lot# 6439 $207.00
9/6/2009 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg September 6-8, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 54/Lot# 3325 $736.00
5/6/2012 NGC Details UNC Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131220/Lot# 27166 $161.00
7/13/2014 NGC MS 61   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/13/2014, 203/Lot# 203107 $396.00
12/19/2014 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3513, 6082/Lot# 22365 $352.50
8/12/2015 PCGS MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(2), 1223/Lot# 4275 $5,170.00
8/12/2015 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1223/Lot# 6022 $1,880.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1874 G$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base244268295320395515532551572586607620674108113751578195324013009493565029217
252277303345435520538558576593611638809117914421703210226033651545774070
000000538558576593611638809117914421703210226033651545700
000000544565581600615656945127715101828225128064293597900
1874 G$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base268292320348426553572591611627648663721114614541665205525193149513767509537
276301329374468559578597616634653682862124815241795220927293811567476790
000000578597616634653682862124815241795220927293811567400
0000005846046216416587011004135115941925236429394474621200
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 1753
Owner: Hack
 
Grade: MS 63
Points: 1753
Owner: micbraun
 
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