Gobrecht Dollars (Proof)
Gobrecht dollar coins were produced in the United States from 1836 to 1839. They were designed by Christian Gobrecht, who was the third Chief Engraver of the US Mint.
The Gobrecht dollar coins have a similar design to the previous US silver dollar coins, but with a few changes. The coins feature a Liberty bust on the obverse side and an eagle with outstretched wings on the reverse side. The eagle on the reverse side was modeled after the Bald Eagle, the national bird of the United States.
Technically considered pattern (trial) issues, the Gobrecht dollar coins were produced in both proof and circulation strikes, with the proof strikes being the rarest and most valuable. The coins were minted in Philadelphia, and later in New Orleans. The New Orleans minted coins are extremely rare and highly sought after by collectors.
Although the Gobrecht dollar coins were only produced for a short period of time, their unique design and scarcity have made them a popular choice among coin collectors.
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