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1858-D Gold Dollar Obverse      1858-D Gold Dollar Reverse

  
1858-D GOLD DOLLAR

PCGS No: 7549

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 3,477
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 Hancock & Harwell Rare Coins

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-65's.

Significant examples:
PCGS MS-65 (illustrated above).  Part of the famous "Duke's Creek" collection of Southern Gold as of 10/25/99.

PCGS MS-61.  Sold as part of the "North Georgia Collection" of Southern Gold coins in January, 1999 by Heritage Numismatic Auctions.

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-61.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25- 27, Lot 3551, sold for $10,350.00

PCGS MS-61.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 56, illustrated, sold for $12,075.00  From a set of gold dollars purchased from Rowe and Brownlee

NGC MS-60.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 3920, illustrated, sold for $6,325.00

About Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1408 @$862.50

VF-30, Cleaned and Repaired.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 642 @$1,955.00  From Superior Galleries sale, June 2-3, 1986, Lot 1791

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