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Obverse of 1854 Gold Dollar - Liberty Head     Reverse of 1854 Gold Dollar - Liberty Head


1854 ONE DOLLAR GOLD - LIBERTY HEAD
(see also 1854 One Dollar Gold -
Indian Head
)

PCGS No: 7525

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 855,502
Proofs: Unique?

Designer: James Barton Longacre

Diameter: ±12.7 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 90%
Other - 10% 

Weight: ±25.8 grains (±1.7 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia, PA) below the wreath on the reverse

Images courtesy of Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS is a single MS-67.

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1199, illustrated, sold for $3,335.00

NGC MS-64.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 623, "Type I", illustrated, sold for $1,495.00

NGC MS-64.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7135, not illustrated, sold for $1,006.25

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 628, sold for $1,092.00

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 35, illustrated, sold for $2,300.00  Purchased from the Goliad Corporation, November 3, 1971

MS-64.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 734, sold for $805.00  EX- Harry W. Bass, Jr.

NGC MS-63.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 735, sold for $488.75

ANACS MS-62.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2092, "Repunched Date"

NGC MS-62.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. Lariviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 25

MS-60 Plus.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 3913, not illustrated, sold for $264.00

Choice Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1377, sold for $891.25

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1378, sold for $603.75

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 967, not plated, sold for $299.00

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1634, not plated, sold for $172.50

Choice About Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1380, sold for $460.00

Choice EF.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 968, not plated, sold for $161.00

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

 
 

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