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.
A beautiful sharply struck example of this scarce date, with rich yellow-gold mint luster. Struck from heavily clashed dies with the reverse die showing a terminal die break from the '51' of the date, thru the wreath, running past the 'I' in AMERICA and ending at the rim. This great collector coin from the tiny Dahlonega mint exudes character! Only 9,882 minted.
CAC. Sharp strike and very rich greenish-gold luster. Very conservatively graded!
Crisp mint luster and well struck.
Beautiful blazing gold luster and a fantastic strike. A great coin for a top quality date or type set!
Extremely well struck with flashy surfaces retaining nearly full mint luster. An attractive example of this rare Dahlonega dollar that barely misses a mint state designation. Only 6,583 minted.
CAC. Very strong detail with mint luster remaining in the protected area between the rim and stars. Only 6,583 coins made at this tiny Georgia mint.
Type-2. Well struck including all 4 digits of the date which are 100% struck up. Frosty orange-gold luster provides excellent eye appeal. Scattered minor abrasions are commensurate with the grade.
Type-2. Flashy mint frost engulfs this very well struck gold dollar. Minor scuffs define the grade but the lack of any significant marks makes this a very desirable coin for a quality date or type collection.
Type-1. Very well struck with beautiful frosty gold luster. Premium quality for the grade.
Type-2. Well struck with flashy mint luster. Very nearly mint state.
Very well struck with rich mint luster and very few marks.
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 with a mintage of just 55,000.
The only New Orleans mint Type-2 dollar with a mintage of just 55,000. This example is nicely detailed with a substantial amount of gold mint luster with a faint greenish tint.
117,995 minted with few surviving as well as this very flashy example. Just 5 have graded higher at NGC.
CAC approved. Rich,creamy, original apricot-gold luster produces outstanding eye appeal.
CAC approved. Open 3. A beautiful coin for the grade with rich frosty luster and excellent eye appeal. A raised line on Ms. Liberty's neck is as made at the mint.
CAC approved. Only 1,600 minted but some of the finest surviving Type-3 Gold Dollars are this date. This example is certainly one of those with semi proof-like surfaces that are essentially flawless and intensely lustrous. If you are looking for a Superb Gem for your date or type set, this magnificent coin is worth considering!
CAC approved. Wonderfully intense orange-gold luster with a needle-sharp strike and proof-like surfaces. A fantastic Premium Gem example of this scarce date which sports a mintage of just 7,620 coins.