Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Dollars (1840-1873)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 62,600
Catalog: KM-71
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.73g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $14.87 (10/1/2016)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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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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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/19/2016

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1849 S$1 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 330 360 385 450 760 1150 1275 1475 2100 2900 3300 3900 7000 14000 86000 - - - - -
$ 800 - 1375 1650 2300 - - 4400 7700 36750 - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 302
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 66


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10/5/2016 XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2016 October 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1240/Lot# 7512


Auction Prices Realized

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2/18/2004 NGC AU 55   Teletrade Auction 1846, 1846/Lot# 1325 $742.50
7/20/2004 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2004 July New York, NY Signature Sale #320, 320/Lot# 6918 $1,265.00
1/29/2012 NGC Details AU Details  Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 2569 $776.00
2/17/2013 NGC AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/17/2013, 62/Lot# 50522 $1,074.70
9/25/2013 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2013 September 25 - 29 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(2), 1189/Lot# 4043 $2,467.50
2/27/2014 NGC Details XF Details  Heritage Auctions 2014 February 27 - 28 & March 2 Mid-Winter ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Atlanta Session(5), 1203/Lot# 7832 $352.50
6/1/2014 NGC AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 806, 815/Lot# 234 $1,150.00
6/30/2014 NGC VF 20   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3488, 6037/Lot# 20389 $346.63
7/11/2014 NGC XF 40   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3490, 6041/Lot# 20380 $522.88
2/6/2015 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers 2015 Americana Auction, 6070/Lot# 2055 $7,050.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1849 S$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base719745865949106614211505179919492106252529603149340644315922115751213312710133081430517756
72878589398811841449160318492001224626703023323537484928780611761123251290913640154550
00000016031849200122462670302332353748492878061176112325129091364000
00000017011899205423852815308633204089542596911194712518131091397300
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 3406
Owner: Tweed Collection
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 2525
Owner: Beau Newman
 
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