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Obverse of 1849 One Dollar - Gold     Reverse of 1849 One Dollar - Gold


1849 ONE DOLLAR - GOLD - 
OPEN WREATH

PCGS No: 7502

Images courtesy of Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated "Open Wreath" example graded by PCGS is a single MS-69.

Recent appearances:
MS-65PL.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 411, "Open Wreath", illustrated, not sold

PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 3, "Open Wreath, Small Head, With L", illustrated, sold for $4,830.00  Purchased from Julian Leidman, April 3, 1973

PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1181, "No L, Open Wreath", illustrated, sold for $5,060.00

PCGS MS-64.  Open Wreath.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 605, sold for $2,530.00

PCGS MS-64.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7452, "No L", illustrated, sold for $2,012.50

SEGS MS-64.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1182, "Open Wreath", illustrated, sold for $1,438.00

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 412, "Open Wreath, Large Head", illustrated, sold for $2,070.00

NGC MS-63.  Open Wreath.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 606, sold for $1,322.00

MS-63.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2074, "Open Wreath, L on Truncation", unsold

MS-63.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 1, "Open Wreath, Small Head, No L", illustrated, sold for $2,300.00   Purchased from the Goliad Corporation, December 16, 1971

MS-63.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot  4, "Open Wreath, Small Head, With L", illustrated, sold for $1,725.00  Purchased from Julian Leidman, May 30, 1972

MS-63.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 6, "Open Wreath, Large Head", illustrated, not sold  From Paramount's session of Auction '86, Lot 1846

PCGS MS-62. Open Wreath.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7125, not illustrated, sold for $632.50

PCGS MS-62. Open Wreath.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7126, not illustrated, sold for $1,265.00

PCGS MS-62.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1340, "No L, Open Wreath", sold for $2,070.00

MS-62.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 5, "Open Wreath, Small Head, With L, Doubled 18 in date", not illustrated, sold for $1,035.00  Purchased from Stanley Kesselman, December 21, 1971

MS-62.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 7, "Open Wreath, Large Head", not illustrated, sold for $1,610.00  Purchased from Julian Leidman, February 18, 1972


ANACS MS-61. No L, Open Wreath.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7124, not illustrated, sold for $402.50

MS-61.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2075, "Open Wreath, L on Truncation", sold for $414.00

EF-40.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1183, "Open Wreath", not illustrated, sold for $195.00

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