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
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
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