Type II Gold Dollar MS64

Qty Wire/Check Credit Card

Gold — Today: $1,707.86

Type II Gold Dollar

Out of stock

Free Shipping on All Orders over $100
SKU: rare11gdms64 Categories: , , , Tag:

Call us directly to make an order: (800) 867-6768


1854 the US Mint issued the redesigned gold dollar with an increased diameter of 15 mm. As planned, neither its weight not its composition was changed. James Longacre designed a new obverse for the coin based on his work with the three-dollar piece. The head depicted on the obverse has commonly been described as an “Indian princess,” and gave this type its name. However, historians have suggested that the design is actually based on a Roman marble figure, to which a headdress was added by Longacre. More specifically, it has been suggested that he based the design on “Crouching Venus” a statue on display in the Philadelphia museum. Specifications: Designer: James Barton Longacre Mintage: All Years 1,633,426 Proofs – Less than 35 Denomintion: $1.00 Diameter: ±14.3 millimeters Metal content: Gold – 90% Copper – 10% Varieties: Reeded

Additional information

Weight 0.0546562691667 kg



There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Type II Gold Dollar MS64”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

New to Precious Metals

Get the facts and figures you need to make an informed investment in precious metals.
Learn More

New to West Hills Capital

Whether you’re upside down in your previous investments or simply diversifying, we can help you forge a path to financial prosperity.
Learn More