Liberty Seated Dollars

The year was 1840. Martin Van Buren was completing a Presidential term blighted by terrible economic depression. This era, called the Hard Times, resulted from years of reckless Western land speculation and the growth of unregulated banks issuing a flood of unsecured paper money. The prolonged depression ravaged America’s agriculture and industry and saw hundreds of thousands starving and unemployed.

Inherited from President Andrew Jackson was the Van Buren Administration’s faith in “hard money”— silver and gold—as the only reliable store of value in contrast to shaky credit and worthless paper money. Expressing this hard money outlook, the Mint strove from 1836 to 1840 to create a new circulating silver dollar. No dollar coin had appeared for circulation since 1804, when the last of the 1803-dated Draped Bust dollars were released.

Mint Director Robert Maskell Patterson viewed the new dollar as the pinnacle of America&rsqu.... (Expand Text)

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1857 LIBERTY SEATED S$1, NO MOTTO PR65 PCGS

FABULOUS GEM SURFACES. ONLY 50 STRUCK. JUST TWO COINS GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS. CAC.
$57,500.00

1858 LIBERTY SEATED S$1, NO MOTTO PR65 PCGS

GEM PROOF SURFACES DISPLAYING ATTRACTIVE AMBER/SEAGREEN TONING. ONLY 300 STRUCK. JUST 3 PR+ COINS GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$55,000.00

1859-S LIBERTY SEATED S$1, NO MOTTO MS62 PCGS

VERY SCARCE DATE. ONLY 20,000 STRUCK.
$16,500.00

1860-O LIBERTY SEATED S$1, NO MOTTO MS65+ PCGS

GEM SATIN LUSTROUS SURFACES. TIED WITH TWO OTHER COINS FOR HIGHEST GRADED AT PCGS.
$82,500.00

1861 LIBERTY SEATED S$1, NO MOTTO PR65 Cameo PCGS

GEM PROOF SURFACES WITH CAMEO DEVICES. BLUE/GREENISH PERIPHERAL TONING ADORNS THIS MASTERPIECE. TIED WITH TWO OTHER SPECIMENS FOR HIGHEST CAMEO GRADED AT PCGS.
$33,000.00

1861 LIBERTY SEATED S$1, NO MOTTO PR66 PCGS

GEM PROOF SURFACES KISSED WITH A KALEIDOSCOPE OF COLORFUL PATINA. ONLY 1,000 STRUCK. JUST A SINGLE COIN GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS. STRUCK DURING THE BEGINING OF THE CIVIL WAR.
$47,500.00

1861 LIBERTY SEATED S$1, NO MOTTO PR66 PCGS

GEM PROOF SURFACES LAYERED WITH A LIGHT BLUISH/GREEN AMBER PATINA. JUST A SINGLE COIN GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS. CIVIL WAR YEAR. GARRETT PEDIGREE.
$47,500.00

1866 LIBERTY SEATED S$1, MOTTO PR66+ Deep Cameo PCGS

MOTTO. GEM SNOW WHITE DEVICES RESTING ON DEEP MIRRORED SURFACES. ONLY 725 STRUCK. SOLE HIGHEST GRADED AT PCGS. CAC.
$98,500.00

1867 LIBERTY SEATED S$1, MOTTO MS65 NGC

GEM SATIN AND LUSTROUS SURFACES. TIED FOR HIGHEST GRADED AT NGC. JUST A SINGLE MS65+ COIN GRADED HIGHER.
$44,000.00

1867 LIBERTY SEATED S$1, MOTTO PR65 PCGS

WITH MOTTO. VIVID TWILIGHT BLUE TONE. ONLY 625 STRUCK.
$14,300.00

1868 LIBERTY SEATED S$1, MOTTO PR66+ Deep Cameo PCGS

GEM DEEP MIRRORED PROOF SURFACES WITH FROSTY DEVICES. TRULY A BLACK AND WHITE PROOF. ONLY 600 STRUCK. JUST A SINGLE COIN GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS. ONLY FOUR COINS GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS FOR THE WHOLE SERIES. CAC.
$110,000.00

1869 LIBERTY SEATED S$1, MOTTO PR66 PCGS

GEM PROOF SURFACES. ONLY 600 STRUCK. JUST TWO COINS GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$22,000.00

1870 LIBERTY SEATED S$1, MOTTO PR67 Cameo PCGS

GEM PROOF CAMEO SURFACES LAYERED WITH IRIDESCENT TARGET TONING. ONLY 1,000 STRUCK. SOLE FINEST GRADED AT PCGS.
$74,250.00

1870-S LIBERTY SEATED S$1, MOTTO XF40 PCGS

CHOICE EXTRA FINE WITH CLAIMS TO AU GRADE. ONLY NINE SPECIMENS ARE CONFIRMED TO EXIST TODAY. THIS IS THE 4TH HIGHEST GRADED. TRULY ONE OF THE GREATEST U.S. COIN SILVER RARITIES.
$1,325,000.00

1871 LIBERTY SEATED S$1, MOTTO MS64+ PCGS

NEAR GEM SATIN LUSTROUS SURFACES. ONLY NINE COINS GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$14,000.00

1871 LIBERTY SEATED S$1, MOTTO PR65 PCGS

GEM PROOF. ONLY 960 STRUCK.
$14,000.00

1871 LIBERTY SEATED S$1, MOTTO PR65 CACG

GEM PROOF SURFACES WITH ROSE/BLUE PATINA. ONLY 960 STRUCK. CAC.
$15,400.00

1871 LIBERTY SEATED S$1, MOTTO PR65+ Deep Cameo PCGS

GEM FROSTY WHITE DEVICES WITH DEEP MIRRORED SURFACES. TRULY A BLACK AND WHITE CAMEO. ONLY 960 STRUCK. JUST FOUR COINS GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$32,950.00

1872 LIBERTY SEATED S$1, MOTTO MS65 PCGS

GEM SURFACES WITH LOVELY LIGHT AMBER BLUE TONING. ONLY A SOLE MS66+ IS GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$52,250.00

1872 LIBERTY SEATED S$1, MOTTO MS65 PCGS

SUBDUED UNTONED SURFACES. ONLY ONE COIN GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS.
$52,250.00

1873 LIBERTY SEATED S$1, MOTTO PR66 Cameo PCGS

GEM PROOF SURFACES WITH CAMEO DEVICES. STUNNING AQUAMARINE PERIPHERAL TONING. ONLY 600 STRUCK.
$32,950.00