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.
CAC. Open Wreath. Very well struck with satiny yellow-gold luster and strong eye appeal.
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 example is very pleasing with rich yellow-gold luster and a sharp strike.
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.
CAC. Satiny yellow-gold luster and a sharp strike with pleasing clean surfaces.
Well struck with satiny yellow-gold 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.
Slanted 5. Well struck with satiny luster and clean surfaces.
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 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.
Rich satiny mint luster and a sharp strike.