Following the discovery of gold in California, this coin debuted as an alternative to the silver dollar. Its small size makes it a favorite coin to be made into jewelry.
Over 150 years old, this $1 Liberty Head Gold - Type 1 coin, designed by James B. Longacre, contains .048375 oz of Gold. These coins were minted for only 6 years (1849-1854).
The coins in this listing have been cleaned.
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|Metal Content:||0.0483 troy oz|