Gobrecht Dollars Revisited - Part II:
The Issues Dated 1838 and 1839
by Michael L. Carboneau and James C. Gray

The following article was previously published in Issue #82 of the Gobrecht Journal (November 2001) and is reprinted with their permission.

Because of the size of this article, we have broken it into separate sections as appropriate.

No material or photos contained in this article can be reproduced without the written permission of the authors, HNAI, and/or the Smithsonian Institution.


Introduction by James C. Gray

General Overview by Mike Carboneau

Die Alignment Characteristics of 1838 J84 and 1839 J104 Dollars

Gobrecht Dollars in the National Coin Collection

The Soaring Eagle Theory

Summary and Conclusions