1851 DOLLAR PRICE?(with indian head?)

Discussion in 'What's it Worth' started by valeriesalazar, Jul 1, 2009.

  1. valeriesalazar

    valeriesalazar New Member

    I GOT THIS COIN GIVEN TO ME BY A FAMILY MEMBER...I HAVE SEARCHED EVERYWHERE FOR THE PRICE ON IT...BUT I IT in every website it says that it doesnt exsist??!!THE PICTURES OF THIS COIN YOU ARE LOOKING AT is literally my coin...i scanned it at home.Can someone please help me get the price on this!
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  3. desertgem

    desertgem MODERATOR Senior Errer Collecktor Moderator

    Hi and Welcome to the forum!

    This is a fantasy coin intended to fool some people. Probably silver or gold colored. The indian head design similar to the indian cent of 1859 -1909 was not yet in use and I doubt had been even designed. The font is wrong for the time, "United States of America" only appears on one side of a real coin, rough features and texture, all scream non-mint. If you google "1851 dollar indian cent design" other photos and other forums have seen these occasionally, and come to the same conclusion. It is not a "trial" or "pattern" piece. It is a "fun" coin ;)

    Jim
     
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  4. valeriesalazar

    valeriesalazar New Member

    thanks jim...well thats too bad hahaha
     
  5. imperial-coin

    imperial-coin New Member

    I have 7 of these type coins mine has a weight of 27.7 G, 44mm in diameter , and is magnetic. I was told they were given away or sold at Las Vegas casinos in the years when the slot machines took silver dollars that is why they are much larger than silver dollars. I have several varieties of actual U.S. mint coins a 1921 Peace & Morgan , an 1879 Trade Dollar, a 1795 Draped Bust Dollar, and an 1878 & 1872 Seated Liberty Dollars. If they were not so oversized you would swear they were real. I know this is an old thread but pleas feel free to place the history of these coins. The 1851 Indian Head one is the only non authentic copy I have.
     
  6. Sandeep sorout

    Sandeep sorout New Member

    edited - forum rules
     
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  7. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

    This is a modern fantasy item with no numismatic value at all, except perhaps a dollar or two value as a novelty piece.

    Edit- I was responding to the OP, not realizing this was an old thread.

    @imperial-coin - I would suggest posting your items in their own thread, with pictures.

    The Las Vegas connection is interesting.
     
  8. Coinlover80

    Coinlover80 New Member

    in my book it would be considered afun money token and a need one at that. there are alot of token collector's out there that would love to have it so its not worthless it just depends what someone would pay.
     
  9. yash

    yash New Member

    i have 1851
    coine american doller
     
  10. l.cutler

    l.cutler Member

    A gold dollar? Post some pics so we can have a look!
     
  11. Naresh kumar

    Naresh kumar New Member

    I have 1851 America doller .what price this?. Phone # edited.
     
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  12. desertgem

    desertgem MODERATOR Senior Errer Collecktor Moderator

    Naresh, I edited out your phone # , as not allowed. When you get 10 posts, you can use the PM ( coversation as called here).

    A large photo of the coin will be needed to even verify if it is real as counterfeits are a large proportion due to the value of a true coin. Thanks Jim
     
  13. I have a recent coin I bought from china and it is not magnetic and a real neat fun coin. Mine has a lot of detail on the face of the Indian as well as the ribbon has an L on it just like the 1864 Indian head penny, mine cost me $3.00, on an E bay buy it now auction. It is a lot of fun to show at Pow Wow's as long as you are honest about the coin.
     
  14. Eugenia mireles

    Eugenia mireles New Member

    I have one as well..same exact one
     
  15. Eugenia mireles

    Eugenia mireles New Member

    I have one just like that one
     
  16. Eugenia mireles

    Eugenia mireles New Member

    I have a Indian Head 1851 dollar
     
  17. l.cutler

    l.cutler Member

    Welcome to the forum. There are a lot of these fantasy coins out there, do you have a question about it?
     
  18. USCoinCollector42

    USCoinCollector42 Well-Known Member

    If you guys took the time to read the thread, you wouldn’t need to ask about an 1851 indian head dollar... They don’t exist. It’s a fake coin. It was not made by the U.S. mint and it is not an official dollar coin.

    It’s not worth anything in the eyes of a numismatist.
     
  19. enamel7

    enamel7 Junior Member

    Most of them have English as a second language it appears, or our educational system is really that bad.
     
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  20. Bricesod

    Bricesod New Member

    I got one
     
  21. Bricesod

    Bricesod New Member

    I have one
     
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