One Dollar Gold Coins were made from1849 to 1889. They were minted in Philadelphia, Charlotte, Dahlonega, New Orleans, and San Francisco.
Three different types of One Dollar Gold Coins were made: --- Type One or Liberty Head from 1849 to 1854 --- Type Two or Small Indian Princess Head from 1854 to 1856 --- Type Three or Large Indian Princess Head from 1856 to 1889.
Quite a few scarce and rare dates challenge collectors in the One Dollar Gold Coin series.
Open Wreath. Well struck and lustrous with minimal marks for the grade.
Very well struck with crisp mint luster. Popular as the first year for gold dollars.
Open Wreath. Nearly mint state with flashy surfaces and a sharp strike.
No L. This was the first die pair used for this first year Gold Dollar. Breen and Akers both list the mintage as a mere 1,000 coins although most of the survivors are in fairly high grade. This is a wonderful coin for the grade with fiery orange-gold luster and a great strike.
CAC. A wonderful example of this first year Gold Dollar with lustrous orange-gold luster and a razor-sharp strike.
A pleasing example of this scarce first-year gold dollar from the tiny Dahlonega Mint. This example is well struck on a clean problem-free planchet with flashy mint luster. Only 21,588 minted.
Well detailed with a remnant of luster. Typical crude planchet and striking from this tiny mint. Just 21,588 minted.
A pleasing example of this first year One Dollar Gold Coin from the popular New Orleans Mint.
A scarce gold dollar from the tiny Charlotte Mint with a mintage of just 6,956 pieces. This example has bold detail with nice original lustrous surfaces.
CAC. A very pleasing high-end VF dollar from the tiny Dahlonega Mint. Just 8,382 minted and an estimated 125 to 175 survivors.
Rich satiny luster and a strong strike with beautiful surfaces that are free of significant marks.
CAC. A spectacular Type-1 Gold Dollar with intense peach-gold luster and precise definition. The hair detail, stars and wreath are all razor sharp. Fantastic quality!
CAC. Well struck with original lustrous surfaces that are exceptionally clean for a 'Charlotte Dollar'.
CAC. Very well struck and lustrous with just a touch of 'rub' preventing a mint state grade. A dramatic die break runs from the reverse rim to the I of AMERICA, thru the 51 of the date and finally disappearing between the two L's of DOLLAR. A desirable example of this scarce date that saw just 9,882 minted.
A sharply struck gold dollar from the New Orleans Mint.
A well struck and lustrous example of this popular New Orleans mint Gold Dollar.
Strong detail on this scarce Charlotte Mint issue. Just 9,434 minted.
A pleasing New Orleans Mint gold dollar.
An expensive New Orleans Mint gold dollar.