Coin Specifications

Category: Peace Dollars (1921-1935)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,939,000
Catalog: KM-150
Obverse Designer: Anthony de Francisci
Reverse Designer: Anthony de Francisci
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $15.79 (7/30/2016)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1926 S$1 MS obverse 1926 S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Like several Peace dollar issues, the 1926 has a low mintage. In this case, only 1.9 million pieces were struck. In the early 1940s, the 1926 was considered the scarcest Peace dollar. Then various hoards emerged of this and other issues over the next 25 years, and today this date is considered a relatively available issue in mint condition. Of the hoard coins that have emerged over the decades, most 1926 Peace dollars do not seem to have suffered from the extensive bagmarks that plague other issues.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/4/2016

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1926 S$1 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 22.00 22.50 23.00 23.50 26.00 29.00 32.00 35.00 45.00 50.00 55.00 75.00 105 155 585 2900 22000 - - -
$ - - - - - - 60.00 80.00 120 225 1050 7500 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 9321
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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8/2/2016 MS 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131631/Lot# 22024


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3/23/2004 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #24035, 24035/Lot# 11809 $1,424.85
4/25/2005 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Richmond Sale, Internet-Only Auction, 40/Lot# 857 $46.00
9/14/2008 NGC MS 64   Goldberg September 14-16, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 48/Lot# 1125 $102.00
5/27/2012 PCGS MS 65   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19995/Lot# 1192 $409.00
10/18/2012 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2012 October 18-21 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(6), 1175/Lot# 10089 $411.25
5/6/2013 NGC MS 63   Teletrade Auction 3429, 3429/Lot# 2355 $80.00
9/16/2013 NGC MS 66   Teletrade Auction 3448, 3448/Lot# 2443 $1,150.00
10/12/2014 NGC MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/12/2014, 190/Lot# 225286 $150.00
11/6/2015 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers November 2015 Baltimore, 6110/Lot# 22440 $1,292.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1926 S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base12715115515515515915915917117919020122028838151512522960716892341519428353
13515215515515615915916317418319420724331942676118214363785711221195800
0000001591631741831942072433194267611821436378571122100
00000015916717618619721426535047010062391576585451320700
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 2960
Owner: andold
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 2960
Owner: G.M.Chow Collection
 
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