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SERIES: Liberty Gold Dollars 1849-1889
LEVEL: Year, MintMark, & Major Variety

1889 G$1 (Proof)


ex Trompeter collection
PCGS #:
7639
Diameter:
14.30 millimeters
Designer:
James Barton Longacre
Weight:
1.70 grams
Edge:
Reeded
Mintage:
1,779
Metal Content:
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Auction Record:
$27,500 • PCGS PR66 • 8-10-1990 • Superior Galleries
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Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
Estimate 
Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 150 R-7.5 30 / 34 TIE 34 / 38 TIE
60 or Better 149 R-7.5 30 / 34 TIE 34 / 38 TIE
65 or Better 65 R-8.3 29 / 34 TIE 31 / 38 TIE
Condition Census (Explain) Show more rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR67 PCGS grade  
1 PR67 PCGS grade  
3 PR66 PCGS grade  
3 PR66 PCGS grade  
3 PR66 PCGS grade  
Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR67 PCGS grade  
1 PR67 PCGS grade  
3 PR66 PCGS grade  
3 PR66 PCGS grade  
3 PR66 PCGS grade  
3 PR66 PCGS grade  
3 PR66 PCGS grade  
3 PR66 PCGS grade  
3 PR66 PCGS grade  
3 PR66 PCGS grade  
David Akers (1975/88): Although the proof mintage is the highest of any gold dollar (in fact, the highest for any United States gold coin), proof 1889 gold dollars are at least as scarce as the proofs from 1884 to 1888.