Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Dollars (1840-1873)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 26,000
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 26.7300g
ASW: 0.7734oz
Melt Value: $11.81 (6/26/2019)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
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1855 $1 MS obverse 1855 $1 MS reverse
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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/20/2019

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1855 $1 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 840 2000 2925 4500 6250 6875 7500 8000 8400 10000 11200 14500 32000 162500 - - - - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 52
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 64

The chart showing F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 6/25/2019 1855 $1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base---1414141210-5621------51
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Total---1414141210-5621------51
 ---2 %8 %2 %8 %2 %8 %24 %20 %-10 %12 %4 %2 %------ 
1855 $1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base------------1---------1
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Total------------1---------1
 ------------100 %--------- 

Auction Prices Realized

A random selection of coins is shown below.

Images
Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
8/6/2001 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2001 Atlanta, GA Signature Sale #267, 267/Lot# 6473 $14,375.00
8/6/2001 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2001 Atlanta, GA Signature Sale #267, 267/Lot# 6472 $4,025.00
1/8/2003 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2003, Orlando, FL. (FUN) Signature Sale #308, 308/Lot# 7530 $10,120.00
2/20/2005 PCGS AU 53   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 1695 $6,900.00
12/14/2005 PCGS AU 50   Teletrade Auction 2131, 2131/Lot# 1847 $3,472.00
8/6/2009 NGC AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 399, 405/Lot# 7060 $4,427.50
8/15/2011 NGC Details AU Details  Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 3051 $1,503.05
3/17/2013 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131313/Lot# 28340 $4,112.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1855 $1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base15861633205122712857356037033966415743194742507657836644881714498151571583716539172651847122620
16021772212424663091360837914030421144604853531260707368107111471815384160711678117667198540
0000003791403042114460485353126070736810711147181538416071167811766700
0000003878409342654601496555476357809312604149371561016305170231806900
1855 $1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base15021547194921612727340635453800398441414552487655636400851514062147051537116058167681794922012
15171681202023502953345236303861403642784660510558427105103641427614927156001629517162193030
0000003630386140364278466051055842710510364142761492715600162951716200
0000003715392340894415476853346121781012213144911514915829165311755500
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