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1857-D Gold Dollar Obverse      1857-D Gold Dollar Reverse

  
1857-D GOLD DOLLAR

PCGS No: 7546

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 3,533
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

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 5 MS-62's.

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-62.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25- 27, Lot 3548, sold for $12,650.00

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

PCGS AU-58.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 639 @$6,325.00

PCGS AU-58 (illustrated below).  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 640 @$4,600.00

PCGS AU-55.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 53, illustrated, sold for $5,060.00  From Abe Kosoff's sale of the Shuford Collection, May 1968, Lot 1698

Very Fine.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1404 @$316.25

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

Obverse of 1857-D Gold Dollar     Reverse of 1857-D Gold Dollar

Images courtesy of Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.