1850 G$1 MS67

CERTIFICATION#: -1647
PCGS#: 7509

Owner's Comments

Estimated grade. Purchased by Louis Eliasberg when he acquired the John Clapp collection in 1942. Ealier from the George Crawford collection, auctioned by Charles Steigerwalt in 1894. Purchased at the Bowers & Ruddy Oct '82 Eliasberg sale by Fred Weinberg for $11,000. Lot #6.

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88): Generally lumped together with the 1851, 1852, 1853, and 1854 as a "common date" Type I gold dollar, but both experience and our auction tally clearly indicate that it is decidedly more scarce that the later Philadelphia Mint dates of this type.

Diameter: 12.70 millimeters Designer: James Barton Longacre Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 481,953 Weight: 1.70 grams Metal Content: 90% Gold, 10% Copper
4
210
6
215
8
220
10
225
12
230
15
235
20
240
25
245
30
250
1
45+
270
50+
280
53+
290
55+
315
62+
925
63+
1,275
1
64+
2,450
3
65+
7,900
66+
19,500
67
45,000
2
67+
55,000

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 600 R-5.8 17 / 26 TIE 53 / 81 TIE
60 or Better 275 R-6.5 17 / 26 51 / 81 TIE
65 or Better 25 R-9.0 11 / 26 TIE 27 / 81 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67+ PCGS grade Victoria Rose Collection - Heritage 1/2013:5775, $55,812.50
1 MS67 PCGS grade Stickney - Clapp - Eliasberg - Akers - Dr. Steven Duckor
1 MS67 PCGS grade  
4 MS66 PCGS grade  
5 MS65 PCGS grade