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1858-S GOLD DOLLAR

PCGS No: 7550

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 10,000
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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Notes:
The finest example graded by PCGS is a single MS-65.

Significant examples:
PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 57, illustrated, sold for $25,300.00  The finest known example

Recent appearances:
PCGS AU-50.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 742, sold for $891.25  Ex- Harry W. Bass, Jr. Specimen

Extremely Fine.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1409, sold for $276.00

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