Charlotte $1 Gold
Image Item ID Description Sales Price
130056 GOLD BECHTLER $1 AU58 CAC PCGS $4875.00
A.A BECHTLER GOLD DOLLAR 1830-1852. 27.GRAINS 21.CARAT PLAIN EDGE, AU58 CERTIFIED PCGS GRADED & "CAC" CERTIFICATION. RARE NORTH CAROLINA GOLD DOLLAR. A skilled German metallurgist, Christopher Bechtler, assisted by his son August and his nephew, Christopher, Jr., operated a private mint in Rutherford County, North Carolina and other areas in the Piedmont region of North Carolina and Georgia were the principal sources of the nation's gold supply from 1790 until the California gold strikes in 1848. The coins minted by the Bechtlers were of only 3 denominations, but they covered a wide variety of weights and sizes. Rotated dies are common throughout the series. In 1831, the Bechtlers produced the first gold dollar in the United States. The U.S.Mint struck its first circulating gold dollar in 1849. Bechtler coins were well accepted by the public and circulated widely in the Southeast.
122524 GOLD 1851 C $1 AU50 PCGS $1975.00
MINTAGE 41,267. Of the 80,816 Type One Dahlonrga Gold Dollars produced from 1849-1853, 51.06% were the 1851-C which makes this the MOST COMMON TYPE ONE CHARLOTTE GOLD DOLLAR. Great Obverse details with no weakness in hair and sharp stars. Reverse has sharp date and mint mark. Original golden orange color and excellent eye appeal.
126112 GOLD 1851 C $1 AU53 PCGS $2150.00
GOLD CHARLOTTE ONE DOLLAR. MINTAGE: 41,267. The type 1 Charlotte gold dollars were struck from 1849-1853. A total of 80,816 were produced and of these 51.06% were this date. THE MOST COMMON OF THE TYPE 1 CHARLOTTE GOLD DOLLARS. FULLY STRUCK WITH SHARP DETAILS AND NO WEAKNESS ON EITHER SIDE. STRONG BORDERS AND STRONG LETTERING. SOME MINT MADE STIRATIONS. LOTS OF BRILLIANT MINT LUSTER. DEEP ORANGE-GOLD COLORATION. OUTSTANDING EYE APPEAL. ONLY 750-1000+ TOTAL KNOWN. PCGS HAS ONLY CERTIFIED 75 IN MINT STATE WHICH WHO INCLUDE REGRADES.
103691 GOLD 1851 C $1 AU50 CAC NGC $2175.00
NGC AND CAC CERTIFIED! EXCELLENT EYE APPEAL, LOTS OF MINT LUSTER REMAINING ON BOTH SIDES, ALL ORIGINAL SURFACES AND COLORTION. MINTAGE ONLY 41,267. THE MOST COMMON TYPE ONE OF THE CHARLOTTE GOLD ONE DOLLARS. WELL STRUCK WITH ONLY SLIGHT HIGH POINT WEAKNESS ON LIBERTY'S CURL. A QUALITY BRANCH GOLD TYPE I CHARLOTTE DOLLAR.
104847 GOLD 1859 C $1 AU55 PCGS $4575.00
MINTAGE ONLY 5,235 WITH ONLY 150-250 TOTAL KNOWN! The final gold dollar struck at the CHARLOTTE MINT AND THE LOWEST MIONTAGE OF ANY INDIVIDUAL ISSUE. It rivals the 1855-C as the worst struck gold dollar from the Charlotte Mingt. Hair is soft and always found with a very weak obverse. LETTERING IS STRONG AND BOLD. A HARD DATE TO GRADE DUE TO STRIKING PROBLEMS. Planchet problems exist with mint made imperfections such as chips and slits in the planchet. Usually very graibny with the appearance if a seawater ciub, OVERALL IT HAS GREAT EYE APPEAL. PCGS POPULATION: AU55=22, AU58=17, MS(ALL)=14. RARELY SHOWS UP IN ANY AUCTIONS.