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1855-D Gold Dollar Obverse     1855-D Gold Dollar Reverse

  
1855-D GOLD DOLLAR

PCGS No: 7534

Mintage:

Circulation strikes:
1,811
Proofs: 0

Designer: James Barton Longacre

Diameter: 14.3 millimeters

Metal content:
 Gold - 90%
Silver and Copper - 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

Recent appearances:
PCGS AU-55.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25- 27, Lot 3545, sold for $19,550.00

NGC AU-55.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s February 1999 Sale, Lot 6113, where it sold for $16,100,00 - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 740, sold for $13,225.00

PCGS AU-53 (illustrated above).   Sold as part of the "North Georgia Collection" of Southern Gold coins in January, 1999 by Heritage Numismatic Auctions.

PCGS AU-50.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 45, illustrated, sold for $12,650.00  From Stack's sale of December 1972, Lot 489

PCGS AU-50.   Sold as part of the "North Georgia Collection" of Southern Gold coins in January, 1999 by Heritage Numismatic Auctions.

EF-40.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 3918, illustrated, sold for $3,450.00

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

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