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1852-D Gold Dollar Obverse     1852-D Gold Dollar Reverse


1852-D ONE DOLLAR - GOLD

PCGS No: 7519

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 6,360
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, GA) below the wreath on the reverse

Images courtesy of Hancock & Harwell Rare Coins

Varieties:

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-62's.

Significant examples:
NGC MS-62 (illustrated above).   Part of the famous "Duke's Creek" collection of Southern Gold as of 10/25/99.

PCGS MS-61.  Part of the "North Georgia Collection" of Southern Gold coins in January, 1999 by Heritage Numismatic Auctions

Recent appearances:
Extremely Fine. Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1367 @$1,495.00

Net EF-45, sharpness of AU-55.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 25, illustrated, sold for $1,150.00  From the Abe Kosoff's sale of the Shuford Collection, May 1968 Lot 1693 

Net VF-35, sharpness of AU-50.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 26, not illustrated, sold for $632.50 

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