1861 G$1 MS61

CERTIFICATION#: -35042
PCGS#: 7558

Owner's Comments

PCGS grade. Sold by David Akers Numismatics Oct '97 Price realized $247.5

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88): This is one of the few Type III gold dollars that could accurately be termed "common" and even gem examples are readily available.

Diameter: 14.30 millimeters Designer: James Barton Longacre Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 527,150 Weight: 1.70 grams Metal Content: 90% Gold, 10% Copper
4
310
6
315
8
320
10
325
12
330
15
335
20
340
25
345
30
350
1
35
355
1
45+
400
50+
440
53+
450
55+
450
58+
525
62+
825
3
63+
950
1
65+
4,200
66+
8,900
1
67+
27,500
1

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 2,000 R-4.6 43 / 49 TIE 68 / 81 TIE
60 or Better 1,500 R-4.8 41 / 49 TIE 66 / 81 TIE
65 or Better 75 R-8.2 27 / 49 TIE 40 / 81 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67+ PCGS grade Dr. Steven Duckor
2 MS67 PCGS grade "Longfellow" collection - Heritage 2/2010:1420 - Simpson Collection
2 MS67 PCGS grade  
4 MS66 PCGS grade  
4 MS66 PCGS grade