1856 Large Indian Head Gold Dollars : Upright 5

Type 3 - Indian Princess

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: James B Longacre
Metal Composition: 90% Gold - 10% Copper

Diameter: 15 mm
Mass / Weight: 1.672 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1856 Large Indian Princess Head Gold Dollar G$1 - Upright 5
One major variety of the 1856 Large Indian Princess Head Gold Dollar features an Upright "5" in the 1856 date on the reverse of the coin. There were two different style varieties for the "5" in the date. The "Upright 5" features a "5" aligned vertically straight on the left side. The other variety is the "Slanted 5" in which the left side of the "5" is slanted at an angle. The difference between the 1856 Upright 5 vs Slanted 5 Gold Dollar varieties is depicted below in the example comparison image:

1856 Slanted 5 vs Upright 5 Large Indian Head Gold Dollar - Difference and Comparison
Coin value chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth in USD based on grade/condition
Good
(G-4)
Very Good
(VG-8)
Fine
(F-12)
Very Fine
(VF-20)
Extremely Fine
(EF-40)
About Uncirculated
(AU-50)
Uncirculated
(MS-60)
Uncirculated
(MS-63)
Proof
(PR-63)
---$299$325$400$777$2,540-

The 1856 Large Indian Head Gold Dollar (Upright 5 Variety) is worth $299 in average condition and can be worth $777 or more in uncirculated mint condition. Click here to learn how to use coin price charts. Also, click here to learn about grading coins. The Melt Value shown below is how valuable the coin's metal is worth (bare minimum value of coin). Click here to see the Melt Value of every US coin.


MELT VALUE: $60.85







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