1879 GOLD DOLLAR
PCGS Nos: 7580, 7629, 87629,
Circulation strikes: 3,000
Designer: James Barton Longacre
Diameter: ±14.3 millimeters
Gold - 90%
Silver and Copper - 10%
Weight: ±25.8 grains (±1.7
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia, PA) below the wreath on the reverse
Images courtesy of
MS-61. Ex - Bowers & Merena
Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 1193,
not illustrated, sold for $391.00
Brilliant Uncirculated. Ex- Stack's
"The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1441 @$862.50
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-67's.
The finest Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-66.
The finest Proof
Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-65.
finest Proof Deep Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PRDC-66.
"The PCGS Population Report, April 2004" by The Professional
Coin Grading Service