Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Dollars (1840-1873)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 140,750
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $13.96 (7/15/2020)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
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1847 $1 MS obverse 1847 $1 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

This is one of the 'common dates' among Seated Liberty Silver Dollars in the 1840s. The mintage of 140,750 coins was the eighth highest mintage of any date in the No Motto series, and the fourth highest of the decade. As such, it seems likely that examples would be easily obtainable in any desired grade, but this is truly not the case. Gems are virtually impossible to locate.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 5/15/2020

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1847 $1 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 345 350 385 525 715 920 925 1070 1350 2350 2500 3500 4900 11750 62500 - - - - -
$ - - - 1150 2000 - 3050 4100 6000 - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 562
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 65

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NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 7/7/2020 1847 $1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base1345474492484588107321232191-----562
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---------12-1---------4
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Total1345474492484589109322232191-----566
 0%1%1%1%8%8%16%8%8%16%19%1%4%4%4%2%0%----- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1847 $1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base709735865949112413691450177618652068233528072960334541725104107881131811867124351338316673
718778893100712061396155918061933215724922858308836214483699910965115011205612751144800
00000015591806193321572492285830883621448369991096511501120561275100
00000016671835200022462650290932173896479388931114111684122461306700
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 3345
Owner: Tweed Collection
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 2960
Owner: Missouri Collection
 
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