This is an 1849 United States Gold $1 NGC Graded Coin.
This coin was struck at the Dahlonega Mint in Georgia. It was designed by James B. Longacre, who was the chief engraver of the US Mint from 1844 to 1869. It features a 'D' mintmark, which is situated below the wreath.
CND American Price Guide recomended pricing as of August 2023 is $6,500- $7,800.
This 1849-D is the most common gold coin struck at the Dahlonega Mint however this does not take away the rarity of the Dahlonega Mint coins as a whole. With a mintage of 21,588 it is one of the most obtainable Dahlonega Mint coins in high grades.
The coin is struck from 0.900 (21.6 carat) fine gold and contains 0.0484 troy ounces of the precious metal.
The American engraver James B. Longacre is best known for his design of the Indian Head portrait. From 1844 James B. Longacre was the 4th Chief Engraver of the United States Mint. The Indian Head entered commerce in 1859.
Longacre was born in 1794 in Delaware country Pennsylvania. At the age of 12 he ran away to Philadelphia to become an apprentice in a book store.
The gold dollar coin was struck by the United States Mint as regular issue from 1849 to 1889. There are 3 different types of gold $1 coins, all designed by James B Longacre.
The obverse displays 13 stars surrounding the left-facing liberty coronet head.
The reverse shows the date of the coin within the open wreath, surrounded by 'United States of America'.
|Gold Weight Troy Ounces
|Fineness / Carat
|0.900 / 21.6
|James Barton Longacre
|James Barton Longacre
|Mint / Brand
|United States of America
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