Coin Specifications

Category: Gold Dollars (1849-1889)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,006
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 1.6700g
AGW: 0.0484oz
Melt Value: $72.13 (10/21/2019)
Diameter: 15mm
Edge: Reeded
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1884 G$1 PF obverse 1884 G$1 PF reverse
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Description & Analysis

In 1884, the Philadelphia Mint struck 1,006 proof gold dollars, nearly 800 more than the prior year. Unfortunately, it seems that these were popular in jewelry at the time, which means a fair number have been lost. Today, the average grade tends to be around PF65 Cameo.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/18/2019

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1884 G$1 PF
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - 2875 3125 3550 4800 5625 9050 15350 24000 - - -
1884 G$1 PF Cameo
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 4100 5250 6900 14000 16800 26000 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 6200 7700 14500 - - -
1884 G$1 PF Ultra Cameo
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 6400 8600 16100 22500 - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 55
Low Grade: 61
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 68

The chart showing 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series, 67 series, 68 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 10/8/2019 1884 G$1 PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base------------1-263-----12
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Total------------1-263-----12
 ------------8 %-17 %50 %25 %----- 
1884 G$1 PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--------------28106123--41
-----------------1----1
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Total--------------28107123--42
 --------------5 %19 %24 %17 %29 %7 %-- 
1884 G$1 PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------------11----2
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Total----------------11----2
 ----------------50 %50 %---- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Images
Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
1/3/2006 NGC PF 68   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2006 January Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Auction #394, 394/Lot# 3403 $32,200.00
5/28/2006 PCGS PF 64   Cameo Goldberg May 28-31, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 36/Lot# 3665 $5,060.00
1/6/2011 NGC PF 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 547, 554/Lot# 5058 $4,082.50
8/2/2012 PCGS PF 65   Heritage Auctions 2012 August 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Philadelphia Session(4), 1173/Lot# 5274 $8,518.75
4/24/2013 PCGS PF 66   Heritage Auctions 2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(7), 1184/Lot# 5463 $14,100.00
6/5/2013 PCGS PF 67   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2013 June 5 - 9 US Coin Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(3), 1186/Lot# 4703 $19,975.00
9/23/2013 NGC PF 68   Cameo Bonhams The Tacasyl Collection of Magnificent United States Proof Gold Coins, 20992/Lot# 1001 $690,300.00
3/27/2014 PCGS PF 67   Cameo Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 4057 $12,925.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1884 G$1 PF Cameo
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Base2311237224352499256426312699276728382909298230573266348639024403592263707543802687159446
2331239324562521258626542722279128622933300731273339362540694909607167617704825689590
0000002722279128622933300731273339362540694909607167617704825600
0000002744281428852958303231963413376342365416622171527865848500
1884 G$1 PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2696276528352906297930533129320632853365344635283761400542614841626371387603808987819516
2719278828592930300430783155323233123392347336063842409044545315655572937765832090260
0000003155323233123392347336063842409044545315655572937765832000
0000003180325933383419350136833924417646485789684674487927855000
1884 G$1 PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2222228223432405246925332600266727352805287529483068326037474024494660897317779084639178
2242230223642426249025552622269027582828289929883132342238394331532764987475801487010
0000002622269027582828289929883132342238394331532764987475801400
0000002645271227822852292430283196358539324639570869087632823900
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Grade: PF 66 CA
Points: 6370
Owner: golden
 
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