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1858 GOLD DOLLAR

PCGS Nos: 7548, 7608, 87608

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 117,995
Proofs: est. 40

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: None (for Philadelphia, PA) below the wreath on the reverse

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Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 5 MS-67'S.

The finest Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-66.

Recent appearances:
PCGS Proof-64.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25- 27, Lot

PCGS Proof-62.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 55, illustrated, sold for $5,060.00  Purchased from Julian Leidman, January 1, 1972

PCGS MS-62.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 32, sold for $402.50


About Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1406, sold for $172.50

Choice EF.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 980, not plated, sold for $149.50

Extremely Fine.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1407, sold for $138.00

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