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1857 GOLD DOLLAR

PCGS Nos: 7544, 7607

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 774,789
Proofs: est. 20

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

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Notes:
The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-68.

The finest Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-66.

Recent appearances:
Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1639, not plated, sold for $166.75

AU-55.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 638, sold for $287.00

AU-50.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1210, not illustrated, sold for $184.00

AU-50, Lightly cleaned. Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5656, not illustrated, sold for $310.50

EF-45.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1211, not illustrated, sold for $184.00

Choice EF.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1402, sold for $143.75

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

 
 

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