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: $62.55 (11/23/2017)
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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Last Updated: 8/29/2017

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1874 G$1 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 125 135 175 230 255 290 300 325 350 400 425 450 610 850 1300 2400 3900 26000 - -
$ - - - - - - - 485 640 1050 1500 2600 4900 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 4018
Low Grade: 50
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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8/1/2001 PCGS AU 58   Teletrade Auction 1467, 1467/Lot# 1733 $158.25
4/10/2006 NGC MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 82: The Down Under Sale, 87/Lot# 1293 $2,898.00
9/10/2006 NGC MS 64   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 1732 $864.00
11/13/2011 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131147/Lot# 27252 $1,782.50
8/11/2013 NGC Details UNC Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/11/2013, 87/Lot# 128232 $274.63
3/31/2015 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers March 2015 Baltimore, 6065/Lot# 33703 $763.75
5/31/2015 NGC Details UNC Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131523/Lot# 24750 $235.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1874 G$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base268292320348426553572591611627648663721114614541665205525193149513767509537
276301329374468559578597616634653682862124815241795220927293811567476790
000000578597616634653682862124815241795220927293811567400
0000005846046216416587011004135115941925236429394474621200
1874 G$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base244268295320395515532551572586607620674108113751578195324013009493565029217
252277303345435520538558576593611638809117914421703210226033651545774070
000000538558576593611638809117914421703210226033651545700
000000544565581600615656945127715101828225128064293597900
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 1081
Owner: njf
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 607
Owner: rockhobby
 
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