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1852-O ONE DOLLAR - GOLD

PCGS No: 7520

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 140,000
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: "O" (for New Orleans, LA) below the wreath on the reverse

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Varieties:

Notes:
The finest example graded by PCGS is a single MS-65.

Significant examples:

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 27, illustrated, sold for $4,600.00  From Stack's sale of the DiBello Collection, May 1970, Lot 527

NGC MS-63.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8783, not plated, sold for $3,680.00  From the Clyde Godfrey Collection

About Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1632, not plated, sold for $207.00

Choice Extremely Fine.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1368, sold for $316.25

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