Coin Specifications

Category: Peace Dollars (1921-1935)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,610,000
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: $13.83 (4/29/2016)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1925 S S$1 MS obverse 1925 S S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1925-S Peace dollar is a well-known rarity at the Gem level within the series. Roger Burdette's series reference, A Guide Book of Peace Dollars, cites it as 'a very poorly struck issue within the series, and along with the 1928-S, is perhaps the most difficult coin to find in high grades.' The present Gem, certified in a green-label holder, boasts superior luster on silver-gray surfaces lightly tinged with amber. The strike, even while showing some weakness on the high points of each side, is still considerably stronger than usually seen. An arcing scrape through the letters TATES OF A on the reverse undoubtedly factored into the grade, although it may be Mint-caused. There is also a tiny edge tick above the A in STATES. Despite these minor drawbacks, this coin appears solidly graded overall, radiating appeal and desirability in equal measure. Population: 36 in 65, 0 finer (3/11). From The Paul Taylor Collection.

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1925 S S$1 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 28.00 30.00 32.00 35.00 40.00 50.00 55.00 60.00 70.00 105 160 285 1100 28000 57500 - - - -
$ - - - - 75.00 120 180 330 2450 - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 5661
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66


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5/24/2009 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg May 24-27, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 53/Lot# 950 $632.50
7/5/2009 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 2714, 2714/Lot# 2554 $138.00
7/23/2009 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 395, 401/Lot# 9022 $580.75
11/1/2013 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2013 November 1 - 3 US Coin Signature Auction - New York Session(3), 1191/Lot# 4490 $1,292.50
6/29/2014 NGC MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 187/Lot# 200761 $127.00
6/28/2015 NGC MS 62   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3533, 6112/Lot# 21091 $164.50
1/6/2016 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2016 January 6 - 11 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Tampa Session(5), 1231/Lot# 6176 $1,880.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1925 S S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base12715115916316316717117520923026228535442367415156943879910170116203047356230
1351531601631641681721862162402693083775069543324756192561065317904390580
000000172186216240269308377506954332475619256106531790400
0000001731972232512773314005901234513381809713111362418800
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 6943
Owner: evchau
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 6943
Owner: evilwoman13
 
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