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    Superb Gem 1851 Liberty Gold Dollar

    1851 G$1 MS67 NGC. This fully struck and highly lustrous Superb Gem has frosty yellow-gold color with tending toward light green. It is a well-made example with exceptional aesthetic appeal. A tiny die bulge near the forecurl attests to the late die state, as do minor die cracks at the lower left part of the obverse. Nearly vertical striae cover the fields on both sides, and this feature is only visible on sharply struck coins, and then only with the help of magnification. Struck during the height of the California gold rush with a strong possibility that this piece was actually coined from gold mined in that region. Census: 4 in 67, 4 finer (11/06).(Registry values: N1) (NGC ID# 25BK, PCGS# 7513)

    Weight: 1.67 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    January, 2007
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