US Gobrecht Dollar  1836 to 1839
US Gobrecht Dollar 1836 to 1839

Wow, TDK1916, do you have a Gobrecht dollar? That is a major US coin. Congratulations!

The coin in our picture comes from Stack
's Bowers
where it sold for $14394 during 2012. This gives you an idea what these coins are worth. It's big money ...


Accurate pricing of these amazing coins is well above CoinQuest's ken. If you would like to send a picture, we can probably give you a decent idea of value, but for a general page like this, suffice it to say that values between $10000 and $75000 US dollars apply. (To send a picture, start an e-mail exchange with CoinQuest using the Contact Us link.)

There are many nuance with Gobrecht dollars. Different varieties were minted, some with rotated dies, and restrikes were produced during the 1850s to 1870s. Take your coin to a knowledgeable collector or coin dealer for an in-person appraisal.

As always with valuable coins, be aware that counterfeits exist. Deal only with reputable firms and people you know to be honest. Check the weight of your coin using a jeweler's scale. Genuine coins weigh between 26.7 and 26.9 grams.

CoinQuest thanks Stack's Bowers for use of their coin image. It is a beauty!

Coin: 14087 , Genre: United States
Requested by: TDK1916, Sun, 31-Mar-2013 05:09:14 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Mon, 01-Apr-2013 13:32:23 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Tue, 17-Mar-2015 15:23:01 GMT
Requester description: 1839 Lady Liberty seated looking over right shoulder. 13 stars, 7 to her right, 6 to her left. Right hand on Liberty shield. Reverse has United States of America and on the bottom One Dollar. There are two small dots or circles, one dot before the One and one dot after dollar. Eagle flying, head about at the T in United and highest wing pointed at the E in America. Gobrecht? One Dollar
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