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 attractive with lustrous original surfaces. Popular as the first year for gold dollars.
No L. The first Federally struck gold dollar was struck without the designers initial - L for Longacre. This is a very flashy example with bright luster and a very sharp strike.
Open Wreath. Frosty orange-gold surfaces with yellow, green, and rose highlights. A sharp strike and popular as the first year issue of one dollar gold coins.
Rich satiny luster and a sharp strike.
Quite scarce with just 8,382 minted and probably less than 200 survivors. This example is very nearly mint state with bright lustrous surfaces, a sharp strike, and just the barest touch of rub.
Rich satiny luster and a strong strike with beautiful surfaces that are free of significant marks.
CAC. Crisp yellow-gold surfaces that exhibit strong luster and a solid strike. A popular New Orleans Mint date, with a mintage of 290,000, that is quite elusive at this grade level.
A very sharp strike with nice satiny yellow-gold luster. Just 10 have graded numerically finer at PCGS.
Bright yellow-gold luster with minimal marks and a sharp strike. Just 2 coins have graded finer at PCGS.
Sharply struck with beautiful vibrant orange-gold luster.
Satiny orange-gold luster and a sharp strike with fewer marks than expected for the grade.
Very well struck with flashy bright yellow-gold luster over nice clean surfaces.
Type 2. Subtle apricot tints rest upon attractive yellow-gold surfaces. Quite lustrous for the grade and a very sharp strike.
Type-2. Bright yellow gold luster and a great strike with exceptionally nice surfaces for the grade. Super eye appeal!
Beautiful yellow-gold surfaces with strong luster, a clean look, and a very sharp strike. From the first year of operation at the San Francisco mint and the only 'S' mint Type-1 gold dollar. Only 14,632 were produced. Very seldom seen at this grade level. Only 12 coins grade finer at PCGS.
Bright lustrous surfaces with sharp detail and just a touch of friction.
Lustrous yellow-gold surfaces and well struck.
A flashy Type-2 gold dollar with vibrant mint luster and silky smooth surfaces. The eye appeal is outstanding.
A scarce date with just 9,803 minted. The planchets and striking quality was very poor for the issue and this example is better struck and on a cleaner planchet than most we've seen.
Brilliant yellow-gold surfaces are frosty and quite flashy. The strike is exceptionally sharp and distinct on both sides. A popular date for being the last 'O' mint one dollar and the only 'O' mint type-2 gold dollar.