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1853 Liberty Head Gold Dollar $1 PCGS MS63

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Why order this $1 1853 Liberty Head Gold Dollar?

Large goldrushes in Georgia and the Carolinas led to the production of the smallest coin struck in American history, the Gold Dollar. This coin was part of an early issue in the series and is the Type 1 variety. The coin makes a fantastic type piece from the series, which played an important role in American commerce in the mid and late 19th century.

  • This coin was $1 US legal tender.
  • This coin was struck on a 1.672 g planchet of .900 fine gold.
  • The coin was struck at the Philadelphia Mint.
  • The Gold Dollar is the smallest US coin ever struck.
  • This coin is part of a mintage of 4,076,051 pieces.
  • PCGS graded this piece Mint State 63.

Historic Indian Head Design

Obverse: Liberty faces left on the obverse. She wears a coronet, and her hair is held back in a bun. Her effigy is encircled by thirteen stars, which represent the original states.

Reverse: At the center of the reverse are inscriptions of the coin's face value, "1 DOLLAR," and date, "1853." They are encircled by a simple wreath. "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" arches over the image along the rim.

Well Preserved MS63

The experts at Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) graded this coin Mint State 63. That means that it shows no traces of wear and has about an average strike.

Add this Liberty Head 1853 $1 Gold Dollar to your collection today.

This 1853 Liberty Head Gold Dollar $1 PCGS MS63 is proudly minted by the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and manufactures circulating, collectible, and bullion coinage.

Year of Issue:1853
Mint:U.S. Mint
Grading Service:PCGS
Weight in Grams:1.505 g
Weight in Ounces:0.0484 oz
Diameter:13 mm
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
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