Coin Specifications

Category: Peace Dollars (1921-1935)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,632,000
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: $15.23 (7/23/2016)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1928 S S$1 MS obverse 1928 S S$1 MS reverse

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Description & Analysis

While the 1928-S boasts a considerably higher mintage than its similarly dated P-mint counterpart (1.6 million pieces vs. 360,649 pieces), the former issue has a much lower certified population in MS65. It is the typically encountered striking incompleteness for S-mint Peace Dollars that keeps most extant '28-S examples from grading finer than MS64, although unsightly bagmarks also play a part.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 2/25/2016

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1928 S S$1 MS
Base $ 33.00 38.00 45.00 52.00 60.00 70.00 80.00 100.00 125 185 230 320 550 1375 23000 65000 - - - -
$ - - - 110 135 - 255 350 690 2000 47500 - - -

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Total Graded: 5402
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66

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Auction Prices Realized

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3/25/2006 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Continuous Internet Auction #66041, 66041/Lot# 24311 $900.00
10/4/2011 NGC MS 61   Teletrade Auction 3149, 3149/Lot# 1341 $156.00
5/27/2012 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg May 27-31, 2012 The May Pre-Long Beach Auction, 69/Lot# 1549 $776.25
12/22/2013 NGC AU 53   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/22/2013, 106/Lot# 159056 $38.00
1/19/2014 NGC MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/19/2014, 185/Lot# 159102 $258.50
3/21/2014 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 March 21 & 23 US Coins Signature Auction - San Francisco Session(2), 1198/Lot# 10907 $2,350.00
9/14/2014 PCGS MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 821, 830/Lot# 10328 $1,900.00
  PCGS MS 64   Bonhams $819.00
6/28/2015 NGC MS 62   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3533, 6112/Lot# 21020 $188.00

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1928 S S$1 MS
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 7198
Owner: evilwoman13
Grade: MS 64
Points: 3752
Owner: Ramundo
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