Saturday, March 19, 2011

Dahlonega Gold Dollar Rarity in High Grade

(Doug Winter, DWN) As the research I am doing for the third edition of my book “Gold Coins of the Dahlonega Mint, 1838-1861″ comes together, I am learning some interesting things about the availability of each issue, especially in higher grades. I thought it might be interesting to share some of what I’ve learned about high grade gold dollars from this mint.

It appears that Dahlonega gold dollars circulated less than their quarter eagle and half eagle counterparts. as a result, they tend to be found in higher grades. As example, if an issue has a surviving population in the area of . . .

Full story at: Douglas Winter Numismatics

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