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Coins Certified as of 6/30

My Coin #-26881

1850 G$1 VF20

CERTIFICATION#: -26881
PCGS#: 7509

Owner's Comments

Estimated grade. Sold by Bowers and Merena Nov '83 price realized $198

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
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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 estimated grade

Matthew A. Stickney Collection - Henry Chapman, 1907 - John H. Clapp Collection, sold intact in 1942 - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Ruddy 10/27/1982:6, $11,000 - Victoria Rose Collection - Heritage 1/2013:5775, $55,812.50

1 MS67 PCGS grade  
3 MS67 PCGS grade

David Akers, who obtained the coin circa 1975 - Duckor Family Collection of Gold Dollars - Heritage 8/2015:4240, $32,900

4 MS66+ PCGS grade  
5 MS66 PCGS grade