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.
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.
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.
A very desirable 'C' mint issue with lustrous orange shaded surfaces and a very sharp strike. Quite attractive.
CAC. Strong detail with a rich orange-gold patina and considerable mint luster remaining in the protected area. Housed in a first generation holder. Just 9,882 minted.
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'.
An underrated issue that was from the first year of operation at the San Francisco Mint and the only 'S' mint Type-1 Dollar. This is a well detailed, lustrous example that is very nearly mint state. Just 14,632 minted.