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Why purchase this Mint State Indian Princess Gold dollar coin struck in 1861?

Imagine owning a gold coin that was minted at the start of the American Civil War when Abraham Lincoln was President! Struck at the Philadelphia Mint in 1861, this Indian Princess Gold Dollar represents an example of the large portrait variety of the coin, which was produced from 1856 until the conclusion of the series in 1889. The coin's design features the artistry of James Barton Longacre, the fourth Chief Engraver of the U.S. Mint. The 15 mm diameter coin is struck from .900 fine gold, its final mintage recorded as 527,150.

Design of the Civil War Era Gold Dollar Coin

The obverse features Lady Liberty as a female Native American princess, posed left facing, wearing a tall feathered headdress. She is encircled by the inscription "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA."

An agriculturally themed wreath is depicted on the reverse, comprised of the foliage and blooms of cotton, corn, tobacco and wheat, with "1 DOLLAR 1861" inscribed at the center.

Impressive Mint State 63

U.S. coinage struck during the Civil War holds great appeal to collectors, especially in uncirculated condition. This gorgeous 1861 Gold Indian Princess Dollar has been graded Mint State 63 by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). Expect the coin to be superbly struck, with a high degree of original Mint luster.

Don't hesitate to add this 1861 Indian Princess Gold Dollar to your collection! Purchase the Mint State coin struck at the beginning of the American Civil War from MCM today!


Year of Issue:1861
Mint:U.S. Mint
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:MS63
Finish:Mint State
Composition:Gold
Purity:0.9000
Weight in Grams:1.6700 g
Weight in Ounces:0.0537 oz
Diameter:15 mm
Edge Type:Reeded
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:1
Mintage:527,150
Obverse Design:Indian Princess Head
Reverse Design:Denomination Between Wheat Stalks
Reverse Designer/Engraver:James B. Longacre
Obverse Designer/Engraver:James B. Longacre