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1850-D ONE DOLLAR

PCGS No: 7511

Mintage: 

Circulation strikes: 8,382
Proofs: 0

Designer: James Barton Longacre

Diameter: 12.7 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 90%
Other - 10% 

Weight: 25.8 grains (1.7 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "D" (for Dahlonega) below the wreath on the reverse

Images courtesy of Hancock & Harwell Rare Coins

Notes:
The finest example graded by PCGS is a single MS-63.

Significant examples:
PCGS MS-63 (illustrated above).  Part of the 
Duke's Creek Collection.  It currently ranks as the finest example of the date certified by PCGS.

PCGS AU-55.  Sold as part of the "North Georgia Collection" of Southern Gold coins in January, 1999 by Heritage Numismatic Auctions.

Recent appearances:
NGC AU-53.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 414, illustrated, sold for $2,070.00

Net VF-30.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 14, not illustrated, sold for $1,150.00  From a gold dollar set purchased from Rowe and Brownlee

Very Fine.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1351, sold for $632.50

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, April 2004" by The Professional Coin Grading Service