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Obverse of 1860-S Gold Dollar     Reverse of 1860-S Gold Dollar

  
1860-S GOLD DOLLAR

PCGS No: 7557

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 13,000
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

Images courtesy of Superior Galleries

Notes:
The finest example graded by PCGS is a single MS-65.

Recent appearances:
ACG MS-63.  Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Sale", October 1-3, 2000, Lot 536

AU-55.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2114 at $1,725.00

About Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1416 at $546.25

EF-40, Lightly Cleaned.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 649 at $575.00  From Superior Galleries sale, June 2-3, 1986, lot 1794

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