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.
No L. This was the first die pair for this first year gold dollar. Been and Akers state the mintage was just 1,000 coins. This is a pleasing well struck example with crisp yellow-gold luster.
Closed wreath. A great example of this first year Gold Dollar with lustrous orange-gold surfaces and an excellent strike.
Closed Wreath. Well struck with gorgeous original surfaces that retain considerable mint luster. Very nearly mint state. Just 11,634 minted.
Very nearly mint state with a sharp strike and nice lustrous surfaces. A scarce date with a mintage of just 21,588 and the first Dahlonega Mint gold dollar.
Sharply struck with a rich yellow-gold patina and beautiful surfaces.
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.
Bold detail with beautiful original surfaces that are problem-free and retain some mint luster. A very scarce date with a mintage of 8,382 and probably less than 200 survivors!
By far the lowest mintage New Orleans Mint Gold Dollar with just 14,000 minted. This is a very pleasing example with a needle-sharp strike and vibrant satiny gold luster. PCGS has graded just 11 finer - 9 63's and 2 64's.
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. Sharply struck with choice original lustrous surfaces.
Well struck with minimal abrasions and nice flashy luster.
A sharply detailed example of this scarce date. Just 6,360 minted.
Sharply struck with beautiful vibrant orange-gold luster.
Type-2. Sharp detail with lustrous yellow-gold surfaces.
Type-2. Lustrous with brilliant yellow-gold surfaces.
Type-2. Gorgeous rich yellow-gold luster and a sharp strike. A pleasing example of this tough two year 'type'.