1878 G$1 (Regular Strike)

Series: Liberty Gold Dollars 1849-1889

PCGS MS66+

PCGS MS66+

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PCGS MS66

PCGS MS66

PCGS MS66

PCGS MS66

PCGS #:
7579
Designer:
James Barton Longacre
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
14.30 millimeters
Weight:
1.70 grams
Mintage:
3,000
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Major Varieties

Current Auctions - PCGS Graded
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Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

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
Survival Estimate
All Grades 285
60 or Better 200
65 or Better 25
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-6.4
60 or Better R-7.0
65 or Better R-9.0
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 26 / 49 TIE
60 or Better 27 / 49 TIE
65 or Better 17 / 49 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 41 / 81 TIE
60 or Better 46 / 81 TIE
65 or Better 27 / 81 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image 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 MS66+ PCGS grade

Bob R. Simpson Collection

3 MS66 PCGS grade
3 MS66 PCGS grade
3 MS66 PCGS grade
3 MS66 PCGS grade
3 MS66 PCGS grade
3 MS66 PCGS grade
3 MS66 PCGS grade
3 MS66 PCGS grade
#1 MS67 PCGS grade

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

MS66+ PCGS grade #2 MS66+ PCGS grade

Bob R. Simpson Collection

#3 MS66 PCGS grade
#3 MS66 PCGS grade
#3 MS66 PCGS grade
#3 MS66 PCGS grade
#3 MS66 PCGS grade
#3 MS66 PCGS grade
#3 MS66 PCGS grade
#3 MS66 PCGS grade
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.