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    Mint State 1850-O Gold Dollar
    Only 14,000 Pieces Issued

    1850-O G$1 MS61 PCGS. Variety 1. An intricately struck sun-gold representative of this scarce low-mintage New Orleans issue. Booming luster traverses the legends and devices. Careful rotation reveals minor marks on the cheek and left obverse field. The New Orleans Mint struck fewer coins in 1850 than in surrounding years, as West Coast gold was primarily destined for Philadelphia to coin double eagles. Population: 5 in 61, 13 finer (11/12).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 25BJ, PCGS# 7512)

    Weight: 1.67 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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