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1860-D Gold Dollar Obverse      1860-D Gold Dollar Reverse

  
1860-D GOLD DOLLAR

PCGS No: 7556

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 1,566
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 example graded by PCGS is a single MS-63.

Significant examples:
PCGS AU-58.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25- 27, Lot 3554, sold for $12,075.00

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

Recent appearances:
NGC AU-58.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7145, illustrated, not sold

Strong About Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1415 @$10,925.00

PCI EF-40, Cleaned.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1215, illustrated, sold for $1,725.00

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