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1852-C Gold Dollar Obverse     1852-C Gold Dollar Reverse


PCGS No: 7518


Circulation strikes: 9,434
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: "C" (for Charlotte, NC) below the wreath on the reverse

Images courtesy of The Charlottegold Company


The finest examples graded by PCGS are 7 MS-64's.

Significant examples:
PCGS MS-64 (illustrated above).  Sold as part of the "North Georgia Collection" of Southern Gold coins in January, 1999 by Heritage Numismatic Auctions

PCGS MS-61.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 24, illustrated, sold for $5,290.00  From a set of gold dollars purchased from Rowe and Brownlee

Extremely Fine.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1366, sold for $1,265.00

Recent appearances:
NGC AU-58.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 733, sold for $2,300.00  Ex- The Elrod Specimen previously offered in Heritage's 9/97 auction, lot 7402, where it realized $2,760.00

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