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.
The scarcest New Orleans mint gold dollar with just 14,000 pieces struck. This example offers an extremely sharp strike with an absence of major abrasions and rich yellow-gold luster. Only 10 have graded higher at PCGS with a pair of MS-64 coins being the finest.
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!
Well struck with nice orange-gold luster. The surfaces are problem-free and devoid of significant marks making this coin very high-end for the grade. 41,267 minted at the tiny mint in Charlotte, N.C.
A well struck and lustrous example of this popular New Orleans mint Gold Dollar.
CAC. A very flashy and well struck Type-1 dollar that would make a strong addition to a high quality type set.
Sharply struck with very flashy luster.
Sharply struck with beautiful vibrant orange-gold luster.
Very well struck with flashy yellow-gold luster and strong eye appeal.
Well struck design elements with frosty green-gold luster and no significant abrasions. 290,000 struck making this the easiest to obtain 'O' mint gold dollar, yet still a scarcity at this high grade level.
Well struck with a rich gold patina and just a trace of 'rub'. Only 2,935 pieces minted with only 100 to 125 estimated survivors. A very desirable example of this scarce Dahlonega issue.
An attractive well struck example of this scarce date with subdued mint luster and original surfaces. The only New Orleans mint Type-2 Gold Dollar. Just 55,000 minted.
This date has a reputation as one of the most poorly produced in the series yet this example has a very pleasing appearance. The strike is solid , the planchet is defect-free, and the surfaces exhibit generous greenish-gold luster. Quite scarce with a mintage of just 13,280.
CAC. A very scarce issue with a tiny mintage of 3,533. This example has the typical central striking weakness and clash marks that are always present and displays remarkably fresh mint luster with just the barest touch of wear. An exciting and scarce Dahlonega Mint gold dollar.
With just 10,000 minted, this is a scarce coin in any grade and a true rarity in mint state. This example is well struck with flashy yellow-gold luster. Only 3 have graded higher at PCGS and none at NGC.
Well struck with lovely peach-gold luster and nice satiny clean surfaces.
Very sharply struck with satiny mint luster. A popular Civil War date.
Sharply struck with very flashy orange-gold luster. A scarce date with a mintage of just 5,200.
Well struck and very attractive with vibrant orange-gold luster. A scarce date with a mintage of just 6,300 coins.
CAC. Open 3. Sharply struck with extremely flashy orange-gold luster. Outstanding for the grade with excellent eye appeal.
Beautiful rich gold luster and a strong strike with nice clean surfaces.