14 December 2000
$1, 1854 Type I. AU-58 (PCGS). Sharply struck with frosty gold lustre and splashes of pale orange toning. This is a fairly plentiful date, although most extant examples are below this in terms of grade. Here is what will probably be an inexpensive coin, a great opportunity for anyone interested in a single example from the S.S. Central America treasure. Moreover, this is the only gold dollar certified by PCGS as part of the S.S. Central America treasure.
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Post Lot Text
Light clash marks are visible on the reverse. Late die state with visible die erosion. Design by James B. Longacre. Type I motif as used 1849-1854.
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