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1865 GOLD DOLLAR - TYPE 3 GOLD DOLLAR
 

1865 Gold Dollar - The 1865 Gold Dollar had a very small mintage of 3,725, one of the lowest of the type. It is rare in all grades, but a few superb examples were saved, the finest of which is an MS68. Most pieces are well struck and frosty. Some have clash marks with Liberty’s head ghosting on the reverse.

Specifications:
Edge: Reeded
Weight: 1.672 grams (25.8 grains) (.0538 troy ounces)
Diameter: 15 millimeters
Composition: 90% gold; 10% copper
Gold Content: 1.505 grams (23.22 grains) (.0484 troy ounces)

In 1865 Robert E. Lee was made commander-in-chief of all CSA forces. The capital of the Confederacy, Richmond, Virginia was captured by a corps of black Union troops. Lee surrendered to Grant at Appomattox, and Lincoln was assassinated. Andrew Johnson became President. The Civil War ended with the surrender of the rest of the CSA. The 13th Amendment to the Constitution was passed permanently outlawing slavery in the United States.

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