Coin Specifications

Category: Gold Dollars (1849-1889)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,779
Obverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Reverse Designer: James B. Longacre
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 1.6700g
AGW: 0.0484oz
Melt Value: $72.19 (10/19/2019)
Diameter: 15mm
Edge: Reeded
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1889 G$1 PF obverse 1889 G$1 PF reverse
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Description & Analysis

The Philadelphia Mint struck 1,779 proof gold dollars in 1889 which was a record high for the series. It is likely that some went unsold and were melted, however. Although most tend to have a cameo contrast, NGC has not seen a single example in ultra cameo.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/18/2019

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1889 G$1 PF
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 2875 3125 3550 4800 5625 10250 14850 21500 - - -
1889 G$1 PF Cameo
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 5500 8750 13750 16750 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 9500 - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 33
Low Grade: 60
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 68

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NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 10/8/2019 1889 G$1 PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-----------1113111----9
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Total-----------1113111----9
 -----------11 %11 %11 %33 %11 %11 %11 %---- 
1889 G$1 PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--------------5113131--24
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---------------1------1
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Total--------------5123131--25
 --------------20 %48 %12 %4 %12 %4 %-- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
2/5/2006 PCGS PF 63   Cameo Goldberg February 5-8, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 34/Lot# 884 $4,025.00
5/25/2008 PCGS PF 64   Goldberg May 25-27, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 47/Lot# 4537 $5,290.00
4/14/2011 NGC PF 64   Cameo David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 575, 582/Lot# 5395 $6,037.50
4/24/2013 PCGS PF 66   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1184/Lot# 4457 $12,925.00
11/1/2013 PCGS PF 64   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2013 November 1 - 3 US Coin Signature Auction - New York Session(2), 1191/Lot# 3801 $5,875.00
1/26/2014 PCGS PF 64   Cameo GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/26/2014, 165/Lot# 167305 $5,830.00
6/4/2014 PCGS PF 66   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(3), 1206/Lot# 4756 $11,162.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1889 G$1 PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2499256426312699276728382909298330573133321032883509374139844876587963627276774784179130
2521258626542722279128622934300830823159323633623586382242815210604066677433797086550
0000002934300830823159323633623586382242815210604066677433797000
0000002958303231083184326234353664390345795545620169717590819400
1889 G$1 PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base36273713380038893980407141654260435744554556465749435241555358776216663916784176551888220171
36563742383039194010410241974292439044894590475250425345566159906357100211707418064193120
0000004197429243904489459047525042534556615990635710021170741806400
0000004228432544224522462348485142544957696103649813402173651847300
1889 G$1 PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2222228223432405246925332600266727352805287529483068326037474024521260077014747381268820
2242230223642426249025552622269027582828289929883132342238394420547763437167769183570
0000002622269027582828289929883132342238394420547763437167769100
0000002645271227822852292430283196358539324816574266787320790800
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Grade: PF 66 CA
Points: 6362
Owner: golden
 
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