1870 G$1 MS60

CERTIFICATION#: -26931
PCGS#: 7569

Owner's Comments

Estimated grade. Sold by Bowers and Merena Nov '83 price realized $880

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88): A very scarce coin, quite comparable in rarity to the 1871 even though its mintage is more than 50% greater. A number of superb specimens exist of this date. In fact, most examples of this date that I have seen are not only uncirculated, but are very choice.

Diameter: 14.30 millimeters Designer: James Barton Longacre Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 6,300 Weight: 1.70 grams Metal Content: 90% Gold, 10% Copper

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 300 R-6.4 26 / 49 TIE 41 / 81 TIE
60 or Better 200 R-7.0 27 / 49 TIE 46 / 81 TIE
65 or Better 35 R-8.8 21 / 49 33 / 81

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS68 PCGS grade Simpson Collection
2 MS67+ PCGS grade Dr. & Mrs. Steven Duckor
3 MS67 PCGS grade  
3 MS67 PCGS grade  
3 MS67 PCGS grade