Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Dollars (1840-1873)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 62,600
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $13.46 (5/27/2017)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
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1849 S$1 MS obverse 1849 S$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1849 dollar had a comparatively small mintage of only 62,600 pieces, and today only a relative handful remain in all categories of mint state. As with all Seated dollars, the 1849 is a very scarce item in near-gem condition.

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Last Updated: 10/20/2016

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1849 S$1 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 345 370 405 475 775 1075 1175 1400 2275 2550 3000 3700 6000 12500 95000 - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 9000 38500 - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 303
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
9/10/2006 NGC MS 61   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 2814 $2,128.00
4/2/2007 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Spring Collectors Choice Sale', 137/Lot# 419 $1,208.94
11/20/2011 PCGS XF 40   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131148/Lot# 28359 $575.00
7/22/2012 NGC AU 50   Teletrade Auction 3315, 3315/Lot# 2125 $450.00
2/22/2013 PCGS   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 7330 $511.13
6/22/2014 NGC   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/22/2014, 200/Lot# 103894 $326.36
4/22/2015 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2015 April 22 - 26 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(3), 1219/Lot# 4824 $940.00
1/6/2016 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2016 January 6 - 11 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Tampa Session(8), 1231/Lot# 8373 $940.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1849 S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base820900941997110314771583179919492106262829603149340644315922119701257113134137461476718298
847914960103212281512165518492001228027393023323537484928793812170127591333814086159440
00000016551849200122802739302332353748492879381217012759133381408600
00000017271899205424542849308633204089542599541237112946135421442700
1849 S$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base8749499901066115215581658188620482161272730573281352546176153123581293713549138531500618578
8999631015109512871591173419402086235028373132336238895129822112551131411365014237161970
00000017341940208623502837313233623889512982211255113141136501423700
000000181019942123253829473206344442535641102901274413345137521462200
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 3406
Owner: Tweed Collection
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 2628
Owner: Beau Newman
 
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