Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Dollars (1840-1873)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 110,600
Catalog: KM-71
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.73g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $15.00 (9/30/2016)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1846 S$1 MS obverse 1846 S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Mint records indicate a total production of 110,600 silver dollars in Philadelphia during the year. Despite this significant mintage figure, the fifth largest of the decade, Gem quality survivors are essentially non-existent.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/19/2016

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1846 S$1 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 325 355 385 450 700 1100 1225 1475 1825 2500 2900 3850 6800 12000 92500 - - - - -
$ 775 - 1325 1625 2050 - 3250 4350 7500 15000 125000 - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 509
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 65


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Grade
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10/5/2016 XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2016 October 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1240/Lot# 7509
10/5/2016 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2016 October 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(1), 1240/Lot# 3197


Auction Prices Realized

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5/25/2002 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #22081, 22081/Lot# 11547 $747.50
8/16/2004 PCGS XF 40   Teletrade Auction 1923, 1923/Lot# 1597 $418.00
2/20/2005 PCGS AU 55   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 1675 $2,070.00
11/15/2007 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 195, 201/Lot# 5984 $4,312.50
1/5/2011 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2011 January Tampa FUN Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction Session(1), 1151/Lot# 3970 $1,035.00
2/27/2014 PCGS Genuine AU   Heritage Auctions 2014 February 27 - 28 & March 2 Mid-Winter ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Atlanta Session(5), 1203/Lot# 7821 $646.25
5/25/2014 NGC Details XF Details  Stack's Bowers iAuction 3483, 6032/Lot# 22407 $352.50
6/22/2014 NGC   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/22/2014, 200/Lot# 103892 $464.20
6/16/2014 NGC XF 45   Stack's Bowers iAuciton 3486, 6035/Lot# 20538 $528.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1846 S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base729754865949106613931477179919072106235227542960338643755563118631243113019136281464218151
73779189398811751421158418351973218824862823310237164771766312052126271322213966158120
00000015841835197321882486282331023716477176631205212627132221396600
00000016921871204022702620289132444045516797631224212823134251430400
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Grade: AU 55
Points: 1229
Owner: CRAMER
 
Grade: F 15
Points: 949
Owner: Carl Beeson
 
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