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Coins Certified as of 8/28

My Coin #-26972

1878 G$1 MS60

CERTIFICATION#: -26972
PCGS#: 7579

Owner's Comments

Estimated grade. Sold by Bowers and Merena Jun '84 price realized $1100

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88): This is a somewhat underrated date, certainly much more rare than any of the dates that follow, and also more difficult to obtain in choice condition than the 1877. Most Uncs. that I have seen were "scuffy" and the 1878's in gem class are seldom encountered.

Diameter: 14.30 millimeters Designer: James Barton Longacre Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 3,000 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 285 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 25 R-9.0 17 / 49 TIE 27 / 81 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67 PCGS grade  

Stack's/Bowers 3/2012:4249, $37,375 - Duckor Family Collection of Gold Dollars - Heritage 8/2015:4279, $32,900

2 MS66+ PCGS grade

Bob R. Simpson Collection

3 MS66 PCGS grade
3 MS66 PCGS grade
3 MS66 PCGS grade