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1856-S GOLD DOLLAR

PCGS No: 7536

Mintage:

Circulation strikes:
24,600
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: "S" (for San Francisco, CA) below the wreath on the reverse

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Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-62.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 47, "Doubled Mintmark", illustrated, sold for $12,650.00  Purchased from the Goliad Corporation, February 24, 1992

PCGS MS-61.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 48, illustrated, sold for $7,475.00  Purchased from Numismatics, Ltd., July 31, 1973

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1395, "S/S" @$4,312.00

Extremely Fine.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1396, "S/S" @$1,380.00

ANACS Net EF-40, AU Details, Damaged, Cleaned.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8801, not plated, sold for $1,063.75

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 5 MS-63's.

Varieties:

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