Coin Specifications

Category: Gold Dollars (1849-1889)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 5,230
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 1.6700g
AGW: 0.0484oz
Melt Value: $90.23 (9/25/2020)
Diameter: 15mm
Edge: Reeded
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1884 G$1 MS obverse 1884 G$1 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

Gold dollars were not really circulating in 1884 and due to this low demand, only 5,230 pieces were struck this year. A decent number have survived in relatively high grade, as evidenced by the NGC census, which shows even one example in MS69! (11/2016)

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Last Updated: 9/17/2020

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1884 G$1 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 155 170 240 250 375 415 445 455 465 535 585 650 875 1300 1650 2450 4850 16500 - -
$ - - - - - - - - 925 - - - 6750 22500

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 240
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68

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NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 9/22/2020 1884 G$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-----1---341234336262113134--188
------------------11--2
-------------1-----1--2
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Total-----1---341234436262113146--192
 -----1%---2%2%1%12%23%19%14%11%7%7%3%-- 
1884 G$1 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base------------313911614---47
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----------------1-----1
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Total------------313911714---48
 ------------6%27%19%23%15%2%8%--- 
1884 G$1 MS DPL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--------------23------5
---------------1------1
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Total--------------24------6
 --------------33%67%------ 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1884 G$1 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base53255359175275210101044107611241139115512571326141016712072234528573930656771617794
53956664575283810211055109211291144118912801354149718052163251632154809676573720
0000001055109211291144118912801354149718052163251632154809676500
0000001065110811341150122313031382158419382254268635725688696300
1884 G$1 MS DPL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base58460764882082010941130116412311231124713561428151917932215250330394161690275128175
59262170582091111061141118612311236128313801458161019342311268234135075710577330
0000001141118612311236128313801458161019342311268234135075710500
0000001153120912311242132014041489170220742407286037875988730900
1884 G$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base494515551705705949982101310591073108811861252133315831969223327273765632469027518
501527602705786960992102810641078112112081279141617122057239830734618651771070
000000992102810641078112112081279141617122057239830734618651700
0000001003104410681083115312301306150018402145256234195471670900
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 3765
Owner: scotty's gold
 
Grade: MS 64 DPL
Points: 2215
Owner: Whidbey Island Collection
 
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