Gold Dollar - The 1887 Gold Dollar had a low mintage
of 7,500 pieces. However, it is one of the most common for
the type. Over 1,000 coins have been certified by both major
grading services, and most of them are in Mint State grades.
Almost all are prooflike that can easily be confused with
In 1887 the Dawes Act was passed. It authorized
the President to divide Indian tribal land into allotments
for individual Indians. Its purpose was to assimilate Indians
into American society. Tribal governments and jurisdiction
of Indian land were abolished.
It ended with the “New Deal”
for the Indians under Franklin Roosevelt. The Indian Reorganization
Act included renewing their rights to reorganize their own