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Pre-33 $1 Indian Gold Coin Type 3, MS64, PCGS or NGC

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From 1849 to 1889, the United States Mint issued a $1 (USD) gold coin that featured a unique image of Liberty not regularly used on other denominations of US coinage. The $1 Liberty Gold Coins went through three design types in its history, with the final Type 3 design used for the longest period of time from 1856 to 1889. Right now, you can get the Pre-33 $1 Liberty Gold Coin with a certification online from Provident Metals.


  • Arrives with a protective plastic slab courtesy of the PCGS or NGC!
  • Produced between 1856 and 1889!
  • Limited number of certified gold coins available!
  • Contains .04837 Troy oz of actual gold content.
  • Bears a face value of $1 (USD) fully backed by the American government.
  • Issued a Grade of Mint State 64 by the Professional Coin Grading Service or the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.
  • On the obverse is a depiction of Lady Liberty.
  • The reverse face bears the denomination and date mark with a wreath.
  • Please remember that you could get matching dates and grading house labels if you buy more than one.

With your purchase of the Pre-33 $1 Liberty Gold Coin in this listing, you receive an item that has a Mint State 64 certification. Coins in this condition exhibit an average luster and mint strike with a few scattered contact marks both in and out of the primary focal points of the coin. There may be a few scattered hairlines and noticeable light scuff marks that might be within the design field.


On the obverse is the third depiction of Lady Liberty for the Pre-33 $1 Liberty Gold Coin. James B. Longacre created all three designs of Liberty for the series, with his Type 3 design using a larger Liberty head than the Type 2 and offering a change to the feathered headdress she wears. In the Type 3 design, the Liberty coronet is gone from the headdress, which is now upright with larger feathers.


The reverse face of Pre-33 $1 Liberty Gold Coins includes the second version of the reverse design. Here, the denomination and date mark are depicted inside of a larger, fuller wreath that entirely encloses the date and denomination. The original design included a smaller wreath with the nation of issue on this side, but as that was moved to the obverse it left more room to enhance the size of the remaining features on the reverse.


James B. Longacre created both of the designs used throughout most of the $1 gold coins history. Peter Filatreu Cross created the first reverse design used from 1849 to 1854, with Longacres redesign taking its place from 1856 to 1889.


If you have questions, Provident Metals’ customer service can assist you. Please call our customer service team at 800-313-3315, chat with us live online, or email us directly.

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Product Details

Condition MS64
Grading Service PCGS or NGC
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .900
Producer US Mint
Thickness .76 mm
Diameter 15 mm
Denomination $1 USD
Country United States
Edge Style Reeded
Certificate of Authenticity No
Packaging PCGS or NGC Plastic Slab
Metal Content .048375 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Condition Uncirculated
Product Series $1 Indian Type 3
Designer (Obverse) James B. Longacre
Designer (Reverse) James B. Longacre
Provident ID 3728628