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: $14.40 (8/24/2016)
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.

Description and Analysis courtesy of Heritage Auctions and may not be republished without written permission.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/22/2015

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1846 S$1 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 265 325 375 450 700 1100 1225 1475 1825 2500 2900 3850 6800 12000 92500 - - - - -
$ 775 - 1325 1625 2050 - 3250 4350 7500 15000 125000 - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 507
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 65


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Auction Prices Realized

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8/17/1996 NGC MS 60   Heritage Auctions 1996 ANA Signature Sale #163, 163/Lot# 7987 $742.50
3/12/2006 NGC XF 45   Teletrade Auction 2173, 2173/Lot# 1400 $588.00
1/29/2012 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 2568 $1,437.50
5/25/2014 NGC XF 40   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3483, 6032/Lot# 22406 $522.88
7/6/2014 PCGS AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/06/2014, 188/Lot# 199160 $1,800.00
6/30/2014 NGC XF 40   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3488, 6037/Lot# 20384 $448.85
9/7/2014 NGC VF 35   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/07/2014, 191/Lot# 215538 $425.00
9/14/2014 PCGS VF 35   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 821, 830/Lot# 10165 $800.00


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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