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Sale 1223 — U.S. Postal History and U.S. Gold Coins

Sale Date — Fri, 5 Jun, 2020

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Category — $1 Princess Gold — Lots 9031 to 9037

Liberty Gold, $1, 1851 - C, 7514, Obverse
Lot 9031 Obverse
Liberty Gold, $1, 1851 - C, 7514, Reverse
Lot 9031 Reverse
Lot 9031
Type: Liberty Gold
Denomination: $1.00
Year-Mint: 1851 - C
PCGS #: 7514
Grade: AU 58 Service: NGC
Identification #: 1800807018
CDN CPG® Value: $2,620
Estimate: $1,700
Minimum Bid: $1,400
Condition Notes  
Bright yellow semi-reflective luster, sharp detail, no discernible marks and negligible evidence of wear
Commentary  
41,267 $1.00 gold pieces were produced at this antebellum branch mint in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Liberty Gold, $1, 1851 - C, 7514, Obverse
Lot 9032 Obverse
Liberty Gold, $1, 1851 - C, 7514, Reverse
Lot 9032 Reverse
Lot 9032
Type: Liberty Gold
Denomination: $1.00
Year-Mint: 1851 - C
PCGS #: 7514
Grade: AU 58 Service: NGC
Identification #: 664241002
CDN CPG® Value: $2,620
Estimate: $1,700
Minimum Bid: $1,400
Condition Notes  
Brilliant reflective yellow luster and exceptionally strong strike of obverse, some softness in reverse, tiny mark on cheek, faint marks on reverse including one more pronounced contact mark to the right of "1", overall eye appeal is well above grade
Commentary  
41,267 $1.00 gold pieces were produced at this antebellum branch mint in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Liberty Gold, $1, 1853 - O, 7524, Obverse
Lot 9033 Obverse
Liberty Gold, $1, 1853 - O, 7524, Reverse
Lot 9033 Reverse
Lot 9033
Type: Liberty Gold
Denomination: $1.00
Year-Mint: 1853 - O
PCGS #: 7524
Grade: MS 63 Service: PCGS
Identification #: 84944735
CDN CPG® Value: $1,750
Estimate: $1,100
Minimum Bid: $850
Condition Notes  
Beautiful honey-gold with toning on reverse, from the New Orleans Gold Hoard (PCGS)
Commentary  
290,000 $1.00 gold pieces were minted at New Orleans in 1853.
Princess Gold, $1, 1855 - , 7532, Obverse
Lot 9034 Obverse
Princess Gold, $1, 1855 - , 7532, Reverse
Lot 9034 Reverse
Lot 9034
Type: Princess Gold
Denomination: $1.00
Year-Mint: 1855 -
PCGS #: 7532
Grade: MS 63 Service: NGC
Identification #: 1633975001
CDN CPG® Value: $4,000
Estimate: $2,600
Minimum Bid: $2,000
Condition Notes  
Deep gold satiny luster, better than usual strike, obverse with well-defined feathers in crown, reverse with sharply defined year, barest traces of contact in fields
Commentary  
The $1.00 Type II "Small Head" gold dollar was a short-lived issue, from 1854 to 1856.
Princess Gold, $1, 1855 - O, 7535, Obverse
Lot 9035 Obverse
Princess Gold, $1, 1855 - O, 7535, Reverse
Lot 9035 Reverse
Lot 9035
Type: Princess Gold
Denomination: $1.00
Year-Mint: 1855 - O
PCGS #: 7535
Grade: AU 58 Service: NGC
Identification #: 4496119001
CDN CPG® Value: $5,030
Estimate: $3,250
Minimum Bid: $2,500
Condition Notes  
Honey-gold with mostly sharp detail, one or two trivial marks, from the New Orleans Gold Hoard (NGC)
Commentary  
1855 was the last year $1.00 coins were minted at New Orleans. 55,000 pieces were produced and widely circulated. High-grade examples in About Uncirculated or Mint State are scarce (NGC 173/71).
Princess Gold, $1, 1861 - , 7558, Obverse
Lot 9036 Obverse
Princess Gold, $1, 1861 - , 7558, Reverse
Lot 9036 Reverse
Lot 9036
Type: Princess Gold
Denomination: $1.00
Year-Mint: 1861 -
PCGS #: 7558
Grade: AU 50 Service: PCGS
Identification #: 14640067
CDN CPG® Value: $390
Estimate: $225
Minimum Bid: $180
Condition Notes  
Deep matte gold with greenish hue in fields, decent strike and negligible wear but "Liberty" in crown is very faint, still a solid About Uncirculated piece
Commentary  
527,150 mintage at Philadelphia in 1861, the first year of the Civil War.
Princess Gold, $1, 1862 - , 7560, Obverse
Lot 9037 Obverse
Princess Gold, $1, 1862 - , 7560, Reverse
Lot 9037 Reverse
Lot 9037
Type: Princess Gold
Denomination: $1.00
Year-Mint: 1862 -
PCGS #: 7560
Grade: MS 61 Service: PCGS
Identification #: 5474130
CDN CPG® Value: $481
Estimate: $275
Minimum Bid: $220
Condition Notes  
Brilliant reflective yellow luster and strong strike, faint contact mark in field to the left of bust, an MS61 piece that surpasses many others in higher grades
Commentary  
1,361,355 mintage at Philadelphia in 1862.
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