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1854-D Gold Dollar Obverse     1854-D Gold Dollar Reverse


1854-D ONE DOLLAR - GOLD

PCGS No: 7526

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 2,935
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 The Charlottegold Company

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

Significant examples:
NGC MS-61.  Heritage 01/2004: 9001, $8.625.00, Variety 6-H

NGC AU-58.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25-27, 2003, Lot 3537, sold for $7,475.00

PCGS AU-58 (illustrated above).   Part of the "North Georgia Collection" of Southern Gold coins in January, 1999 by Heritage Numismatic Auctions.

Recent appearances:
AU-50.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 36, illustrated, sold for $2,530.00  From a set of gold dollars purchased from Rowe and Brownlee, February 24, 1967

About Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1380 @$3,220.00

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