Coin Specifications

Category: Trade Dollars (1873-1885)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 987,100
Catalog: KM-108
Obverse Designer: William Barber
Reverse Designer: William Barber
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 27.22g
ASW: 0.7876oz
Melt Value: $14.71 (8/30/2016)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1874 T$1 MS obverse 1874 T$1 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

While the total mintage of the 1874 is not on the large side for the Trade Dollar series, it is impressive for a coin of this type from the Philadelphia Mint. In fact, the delivery of 987,100 Trade Dollars in 1874 is the second highest for this coinage facility after that produced in 1877. As one might expect for an early date Trade Dollar, the 1874 saw very little domestic circulation. Scarce in circulated grades, the '74-P is undeniably rare in Mint State.

Description and Analysis courtesy of Heritage Auctions and may not be republished without written permission.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 3/4/2016

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1874 T$1 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 130 155 180 230 335 450 485 570 950 1150 1450 1950 3050 5250 16500 47500 - - - -
$ - - 500 610 1000 - - - 3450 6900 23000 - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 142
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 66


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3/9/1998 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 1030, 1030/Lot# 1755 $999.00
2/1/2009 NGC MS 62   Goldberg February 1-4, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 51/Lot# 1124 $1,150.00
8/11/2011 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2011 August Chicago Signature US Coin & Platinum Night Auction Session(3), 1158/Lot# 4354 $3,220.00
7/10/2012 NGC MS 60   Stack's Bowers The August 2012 Philadelphia ANA World's Fair of Money Auction - US and World Lots - Internet Only Sessions, 174/Lot# 13354 $334.88
8/18/2013 PCGS AU 50   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 765, 774/Lot# 236 $425.00
2/3/2014 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2014 February 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(5), 1202/Lot# 7998 $646.25
5/11/2014 NGC Details AU Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/11/2014, 179/Lot# 192040 $132.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1874 T$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base34843747151757566782095412441409162417531961224029803796642882599568110241263914422
378448486536606718865105112991481166718222054248732524673703886951005311562132330
00000086510511299148116671822205424873252467370388695100531156200
00000090911471354155217101892214727333524555176499132105391210100
1874 T$1 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base30838948953961571385698312891460168518182012216229353626667329339049104481200113718
33542250556464776089810851346153517291882206224193165464166734971951510965125730
0000008981085134615351729188220622419316546416673497195151096500
0000009401187140316101773194721122677339556576673701099811148300
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 6428
Owner: Jon Lorenzo
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 1624
Owner: Carl Beeson
 
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