One Dollar Type I U.S. Gold Dollar - 1849-1854 - About UNC - Random Dates
- About Uncirculated Condition.
- Weight of .0483 oz pure Gold and diameter of 13mm.
- Liberty Head Gold Coins are composed of 90% gold and 10% copper.
- The obverse features a portrait of Lady Liberty wearing a coronet inscribed with her name, Liberty. Encircling her are 13 stars, 1 representing each of the 13 original colonies.
- The reverse features the inscription "United States of America," as well as the coin's date and denomination enclosed by a partial wreath.
- Only produced for 5 years at the following mint branches: Philadelphia, Charlotte, Dahlonega, New Orleans, and San Francisco.
This short lived series designed by, James Barton Longacre, began in 1849 with what is considered the Type 1 issue featuring a Close or Open Wreath on the reverse. All issues from 1850-1854, feature the Close Wreath. The same obverse design of Liberty's Head was also used on the $20 Gold Piece from 1849-1866. The Type 1 Gold coin was replaced by the Type 2 Indian Princess Gold Coin issue that was slightly larger.
Dates on these random year coins will be of our choosing and are determined by our current inventory on hand.