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US 1851 $1.00 Gold Liberty Head Condition Questions

 
 
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 Posted 06/23/2019  6:26 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add rlmstamps2012 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Hello coin folks.

I have been on the stamp forum for several years and am starting to look at some older coins.

This gold dollar I found in my Grandmothers desk. The desk had been emptied but when I took a closer look I saw what I thought was a small piece of costume jewelry. It was stuck in a small crack in a draw. A pleasant surprise when I was able to free it.

I see that there is a tab on top. I read that this could have been used to keep the coins together since they were so small.

I do see signs of wear. With no experience with coins I ask for any comments or guidance regarding condition, value and whether eBay would be a good venue to sell this coin?



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06/23/2019 7:30 pm
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 Posted 06/23/2019  6:53 pm  Show Profile   Check GrapeCollects's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add GrapeCollects to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
to CCF!

A more common T1 G$1 in that shape (XF45) is about $200
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 Posted 06/23/2019  7:29 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add rlmstamps2012 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

Thank you! That sounds about right.
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 Posted 06/23/2019  8:01 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add moxking to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
$68 in gold. If you can get $90 - grab it.
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 Posted 06/23/2019  8:31 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
@rlmstamps2012, glad to see you crossing over to coin stuff a little!
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 Posted 06/23/2019  9:33 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Jaobler to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The "tab" is almost certainly the remnant of a jewelry mount and counts as damage. Since this is a common date it effectively has been reduced to bullion value. Possibly more valuable to you as a keepsake than as a coin. An undamaged, attractive example should be easily available for $200 or so, as mentioned.
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 Posted 06/24/2019  3:38 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Probably ex-jewelry.



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