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: $12.61 (5/27/2016)
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: 9/22/2015

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1849 S$1 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 260 325 375 450 725 1100 1275 1475 2100 3300 3900 7000 14000 86000 - - - - -
$ 800 - 1375 1650 2300 - 4400 7700 36750 - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 297
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 66


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Grade
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7/3/2000 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 1328, 1328/Lot# 1757 $1,458.00
9/15/2003 NGC AU 50   Goldberg September 15-17, 2003 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 21/Lot# 534 $518.00
8/6/2009 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 399, 405/Lot# 7056 $4,885.20
9/30/2012 PCGS AU 53   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131241/Lot# 28131 $1,086.88
2/17/2013 NGC AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/17/2013, 62/Lot# 50522 $1,074.70
2/22/2013 PCGS   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 7330 $511.13
4/24/2013 NGC Details UNC Details  Heritage Auctions 2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(2), 1184/Lot# 2408 $1,057.50
9/25/2013 PCGS AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2013 September 25 - 29 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(2), 1189/Lot# 4041 $822.50
7/11/2014 NGC XF 40   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3490, 6041/Lot# 20380 $522.88


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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