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 wonderful example of this first year Gold Dollar with lustrous orange-gold luster and a razor-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.
Type-2. Well struck and lustrous. Very nearly mint state.
Type-2. Very well struck with satiny yellow-gold luster.
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.
A pleasing example of this scarce Type-2 dollar.
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.
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.
Well struck with shimmering yellow-gold luster and strong eye appeal. Scarce in any grade as just 5,900 were minted.
Beautiful rich gold luster and a strong strike with nice clean surfaces.
Well struck with extremely flashy bright yellow-gold luster. A gorgeous coin that is free of significant marks.