Coin Specifications

Category: Trade Dollars (1873-1885)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 4,487,000
Obverse Designer: William Barber
Reverse Designer: William Barber
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 27.2200g
ASW: 0.7876oz
Melt Value: $20.52 (4/18/2021)
Diameter: 38.1mm
Edge: Reeded
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1875 S T$1 MS obverse 1875 S T$1 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

The 1875-S Trade dollar sported a mintage of 4.487 million pieces. David Bowers, in his Silver Dollars & Trade Dollars of the United States, indicates that: 'While the majority of such coins were exported, thousands went into circulation on the West Coast ... where they traded at face value in commercial transactions.' The issue is relatively available in Mint State, especially through MS64. Bowers even considers MS65 pieces obtainable: 'In MS65 the 1875-S is the most available of all Trade dollars. I estimate that 75 to 150 or more exist.'

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


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/17/2019

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1875 S T$1 MS
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Base $ 125 145 180 250 325 400 435 540 715 1050 1150 1300 2100 2950 10000 27000 62000 - - -
$ - - 460 560 750 - - 1500 2675 4850 15000 - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1098
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66

The chart showing VG series, 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, 65 series, 66 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 4/13/2021 1875 S T$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--271518279195315627155227171173354----1098
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-----------1---101-----12
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Total--271518279195315628155227171183364----1110
 --0%1%1%2%2%1%2%5%14%3%14%20%15%16%3%0%---- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1875 S T$1 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3332883514095025866997708659261059152117442753460560769466110452940749216
33983093704405306237228018859701213159520803370509572069992171653601051677
00000053062372280188597012131595208033705095720699921716500
0000005586617468339051014136716692416398755858336105182328600
1875 S T$1 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base255323456502575667729787114213341580172517531953263131265503706210263117961349215362
278367471526606688748905120614161628173418202179279639186023812910774123611411516130
0000007489051206141616281734182021792796391860238129107741236100
00000076810241270149816771744188624052961471165429196112851292700
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 7022
Owner: Jon Lorenzo
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 5503
Owner: Jon Lorenzo
 
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