- Keyword Search
1836, Issue of March 1837, Gobrecht Dollar, PR61 NGC1836 PS$1 Name on Base, Judd-60 Restrike, Pollock-65, R.5, PR61 NGC. Die Alignment IV. Plain Edge. Silver. Struck in March 1837, these pieces began in Die Alignment II but the reverse die was apparently not secure. As the die slowly rotated, coins were struck in orientations from Die Alignment II to IV, which is to say with the eagle flying "onward and upward" as with the December 1836 coins to the eagle flying level, as with this piece. The mintage of 1837 coins (dated 1836) was 600 pieces, approximately 400 of which are believed to have been produced with Die Alignment IV. However, very few are known today.
Unlike many Gobrecht dollars, this piece is essentially untoned. The hazy, gray-brilliant surfaces show numerous small abrasions, but the only ones that are worthy of mention are a cluster in the field above the rock and to the left of Liberty's arm. Fully struck with complete hair and foot definition. A curious feature we have never noticed before on these coins is there is a trace of a previously punched 8 southeast of the dominant 8 in the date.(#11227) (NGC ID# 26YX, PCGS# 11227)
Service and Handling Description: Coin/Currency (view shipping information)
Sales Tax information | NGC Coin Grading Guarantee | Terms and Conditions
Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments
Glossary of Terms
Buyer's Premium per Lot:
15% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.
The most thorough review to date of the existing scholarship on these much sought-after U.S. coins.
Order your 136 page book today.
Luxury Real Estate
Opens about 12/31/2015
Opens about 02/12/2016
Opens about 02/22/2016
Opens about 03/04/2016
Opens about 03/07/2016
Fine & Rare Wine
Opens about 03/14/2016
Opens about 03/17/2016
Opens about 03/18/2016
- Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
- Bid online
- Free Collector newsletter
- Want List with instant e-mail notifications
- Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
Learn about consigning with us
I wholeheartedly recommend Heritage Auctions to anyone interested in selling their art, coins, books or any of the specialty items they handle.View More Testimonials
HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. To compare for yourself, visit: compete.com