1860 GOLD DOLLAR
PCGS Nos: 7555, 7610, 87610
Circulation strikes: 36,541
Designer: James Barton Longacre
Diameter: ±14.3 millimeters
Gold - 90%
Silver and Copper - 10%
Weight: ±25.8 grains (±1.7
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia, PA) below the wreath on the reverse
Images courtesy of Ira
& Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.
The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-67.
The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 2 PR-66's.
The finest Proof Cameo example graded by
PCGS is a single PR-65.
PCGS Proof-66. Ex - Bowers
& Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part
III", May 21, 2001, Lot 163, illustrated, not sold
PCGS MS-65 (illustrated
above). Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles,
Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 648, sold
"Delicate clash marks on both sides..."
NGC MS-61. Ex - Bowers and Merena
Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2113,
sold for $322.00
Brilliant Uncirculated. Ex- Stack's "The September Sale",
September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1414, sold for $230.00
Brilliant Uncirculated. Ex - Stack's
"65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1640,
plated, sold for $891.25
Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, April 2004" by The Professional
Coin Grading Service