1849 Liberty Head Gold Dollars : Closed Wreath

Type 1 Early Gold Dollar

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia

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

Diameter: 13 mm
Mass / Weight: 1.672 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1849 Liberty Head Gold Dollar G$1 - Closed Wreath
One major variety of the 1849 Liberty Head Gold Dollar features a reverse with a closed wreath.

The Open Wreath variety features a reverse with more spacing between ends of the wreath and the numeral "1". The Closed Wreath features less spacing as the ends of the wreath are closer to the number "1". The difference between the Open Wreath vs Closed Wreath is depicted below in the example comparison image:

1849 Open Wreath vs Closed Wreath Liberty 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)
---$239$275$301$609$1,264-

USA Coin Book estimated value of 1849 Liberty Head Gold Dollar (Closed Wreath Variety) is worth $239 in average condition and can be worth $609 to $1,264 or more in uncirculated (MS+) 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: $62.76





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