1 Dollar "Large Indian Head" Type 3

Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1856-1889
Value 1 Dollar (1 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Gold (.900) (.100 copper)
Weight 1.672 g
Diameter 15 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 23120
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 86
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Indian head with head-dress left

Script: Latin

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
LIBERTY

Engraver: James Barton Longacre Read more on Wikipedia

James Barton Longacre was an American portraitist and engraver, and from 1844 until his death the fourth Chief Engraver of the United States Mint.

Reverse

Value, date within wreath

Script: Latin

Lettering:
1
DOLLAR
1880

Engraver: James Barton Longacre Read more on Wikipedia

James Barton Longacre was an American portraitist and engraver, and from 1844 until his death the fourth Chief Engraver of the United States Mint.

Edge

Reeded

1 Dollar "Large Indian Head" (Type 3) -  obverse

© Harryg (CC BY)

Mints

United States Mint, Philadelphia, United States (1792-date)
C United States Mint, Charlotte, United States (1835-1862)
D United States Mint, Dahlonega, United States (1835-1862)
S United States Mint, San Francisco, United States (1854-date)

Comments

The standard weight of this coin was 25⁴∕₅ grains.
1856 - Slanted 5 - Upright 5

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1873 - Open 3 - Closed 3

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1856  10 proof; slanted 5
1856  slanted 5
1856  1 762 936 upright 5
1856 D 1 460
1857  774 789
1857  12 proof
1857 C 13 280
1857 D 3 533
1857 S 10 000
1858  117 995
1858  20 proof
1858 D 3 477
1858 S 10 000
1859  168 244
1859  80 proof
1859 C 5 235
1859 D 4 952
1859 S 15 000
1860  36 514
1860  154 proof
1860 D 1 566
1860 S 13 000
1861  527 150
1861  349 proof
1861 D 1 250 Struck by the state of Georgia and the CSA
1862  1 361 355
1862  35 proof
1863  6 200
1863  50 proof
1864  5 900
1864  50 proof
1865  3 700
1865  25 proof
1866  7 100
1866  30 proof
1867  5 200
1867  50 proof
1868  10 500
1868  25 proof
1869  5 900
1869  25 proof
1870  6 300
1870  35 proof
1870 S 3 000
1871  3 900
1871  30 proof
1872  3 500
1872  30 proof
1873  1 800 closed 3
1873  123 300 open 3
1873  25 proof; closed 3
1874  198 800
1874  20 proof
1875  400
1875  20 proof
1876  3 200
1876  45 proof
1877  3 900
1877  20 proof
1878  3 000
1878  20 proof
1879  3 000
1879  30 proof
1880  1 600
1880  36 proof
1881  7 620
1881  87 proof
1882  5 000
1882  125 proof
1883  10 800
1883  207 proof
1884  5 230
1884  1 006 proof
1885  11 156
1885  1 105 proof
1886  5 000
1886  1 016 proof
1887  7 500
1887  1 043 proof
1888  15 501
1888  1 079 proof
1889  28 950
1889  1 779 proof

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Dollar "Large Indian Head" (Type 3)
Katz
Auction 70
Lot 999
Internet Archive
Nov 13, 2022 1862 AU USD 215.30
(EUR 201.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Dollar "Large Indian Head" (Type 3)
Katz
Auction 70
Lot 998
Internet Archive
Nov 13, 2022 Undetermined AU USD 226.01
(EUR 211.00)
(+ buyer's premium)

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