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Gold Dollar

Contrary to the look and feel of the recent United States Mint editions of the Sacagawea Gold Dollar and the Presidential Gold Dollar series, the coins are not, in fact, a gold dollar. They are simply called “Gold Dollar” as an aftermarket nickname because of their color, resembling a gold dollar. The truth is, these coins, which are affectionately called a gold dollar by a wishful public, are actually made of brass, thus leaving their value at simply a dollar.

However, America has produced an actual gold dollar in the distant past. The Liberty Head Gold Dollar was the first actual gold dollar to be produced within the United States. It was the first representative of three designs in a forty year line of the gold dollar that existed in production only in the 19th century. The Liberty Gold Dollar design had a short run of just five years before it was supplanted by the Indian Princess Gold Dollar of the small head design. This particular gold dollar had an even shorter run of just three years before giving way to the Indian Princess Gold Dollar of the large head design.

The latter of the Indian Princess Gold Dollar designs lasted throughout the rest of the run of gold dollar production in the United States. The weight of the gold dollar is 1.672 grams and the composition is akin to the many other American gold coins of the era: 90 percent gold and 10 percent copper. The gold dollar has many key dates and better dates in its limited run, especially dut to the fact that the gold dollar was well used in the migration of pioneers to the Western United States, leaving very few high quality examples of the gold dollar existing today.

Not to mention the fact that in many years during the production of the gold dollar, mintages were kept very low. If you have an authentic gold dollar as part of your collection and would like to have it professionally evaluated or would like to sell it and are looking for the best cash offer, just call or come in to any of the Nevada Coin & Jewelry locations serving the greater Las Vegas area today and let our coin professionals help you. And, if you have any of the post 1999 brass dollar that looks like a gold dollar, rest easy in knowing that your brass “gold dollar” is still spendable at any business in America.



East Flamingo

Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday 8:30 am – 2:30 pm
Sunday Closed

West Flamingo

Monday – Friday 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed



A great selection of coins and other numismatic related material. Very professional.

What inspired me to go to NV Coin and Jewelry was I was an ad on the TV for the shop. I was not too sure about going to NV Coin and Jewelry to sell my jewelry because I have been to many other pawn shops but haven’t found a good deal for my jewelry. After I went to Nevada Coin and Jewelry it was a big relief for me selling my jewelry for a good price.


The staff are quick at work but not too quick to make you feel pressured into buying items or selling your items. They teach you about the items and tell you if they have use for your items or not. If they don’t have use for your items they call other places to see if they have a use for the items. Great staff!


While vacationing in Las Vegas I did what a lot of people do I’m sure or at least that’s what I’m telling my wife ..I blew through the money I brought a little quicker than expected and I ended up having to shop my Rolex around to several dealers to save the trip. So I looked online for places, most offers over the phone were low and that’s if they would even quote me in the first place. I spoke to a guy at Nevada Coin and Jewelry who gave me a fair ball park price and a reasonable explanation as to why his number couldn’t be solid. Went down expecting to get the lower number and in fact Robert their Rolex expert said my Rolex was a better model then I had described. He paid me a higher number than he quoted. Thanks for saving my vacation guys.

Weldon O.

What friendly staff. They help you sell your items even if they don’t have a use for it by calling other shops around the area to see if they could use it… They want you to have the best out come from selling your items. I was so happy I decided to go to them!


This place is definitely recommended!!! A.J. and David are amazing…very helpful and nice people at that! I would totally consider going to this place.

Bree D.

Always a good experience here! Definitely the place in town I enjoy buying coins from, and I’d recommend them to anybody. Helpful staff, reasonable prices, and wide selection.

Daniel B.

This past Saturday I had the opportunity to meet the owner and team at Nevada Coin and Jewelry. I didn’t know what to expect but they made me feel both comfortable and safe. I went through my collection of jewelry, both broken pieces and things I thought were of no value at all. They took the time to explain what each carat weight was worth and they helped me sort through my items. I was amazed at what they gave me for things I would never wear or use. I would recommend you stop in and speak to them, you might be as pleasantly surprised as I was.

Suzanne P.

Professional, friendly staff. Knowledgeable and fair. An interesting experience and would definitely visit again.

Gail B.

My friend and I came here to sell some coins and jewelry. We first saw Scott about some coins. He was very friendly and knew his stuff. Afterwards, he brought us over to Sheila who looked at our jewelry. She was also very nice and professional. We will definitely come back here again. GREAT PLACE!!!!

Susanne T.

Nevada Coin and Jewelry – has excellent customer service – providing las Vegas with top notch service and expertise – this is my primary coin dealers — others just can’t keep up – they are helpful and friendly – in my opinion they are the best in the south west area — so that’s my review a++++ rating – because I am a good customer – this is the best place to buy and sell gold and silver bullion.

Freddie I.

Great family run store. I’m well taken care of every time I show up at this location. Thank you Nick.