Impressive Select 1859-S Seated Dollar1859-S $1 MS63 PCGS. Medium gold toning covers the obverse and lighter champagne toning crosses the reverse of this fully lustrous piece. The underlying surfaces exhibit a trace of reflectivity in the fields with satiny luster on the devices, resulting in a mild cameo appearance.
Just 20,000 silver dollars were coined in San Francisco during the year, the first of the Seated silver dollar denomination to be coined at that facility. During the few previous years of production, the young mint was concentrating on gold coins, and also producing limited quantities of fractional silver to answer the need for change in the gold region. The next meaningful production of silver dollars in San Francisco would have to wait until 1872, when another 9,000 pieces were coined. Of course, a small number of 1870-S dollars were minted with about a dozen known, and a few hundred 1873-S Seated dollars were also coined, but remain unknown today. Population: 7 in 63, 0 finer (3/09).(Registry values: N7079) (NGC ID# 24YZ, PCGS# 6948)
Weight: 26.73 grams
Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper
Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.
Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Coins & Currency (view shipping information)
Sales Tax information | PCGS Guarantee of Grade and Authenticity | Terms and Conditions
Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments
Glossary of Terms
Buyer's Premium per Lot:
15% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.
Opens about 01/02/2018
- Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
- Bid online
- Free Collector newsletter
- Want List with instant e-mail notifications
- Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
- Cash Advances
- More Bidders
- Trusted Experts
- Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
Learn about consigning with us
It is with a sense of tremendous gratitude that I wish to convey my sincere appreciation to you for the manner in which you managed the recent sale of my currency collection.View More Testimonials
HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)