Gold Dollar


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Gold Dollar

A $1 coin minted in the United States between 1849 and 1889. It was 90% pure gold.
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As the commodity value of a paper dollar fell relative to the commodity value of a gold dollar, given the fixed par value of gold in terms of a dollar set by the gold standard, individuals took paper dollars to banks and asked for gold dollars.
In order to expand the money supply in a land where "scarcity of money" was a constant complaint, Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton suggested the United States establish a bimetallic standard consisting of both silver and gold dollar pieces.
On August 1, 1862, a gold dollar was worth two Confederate paper dollars; by January, it cost $3.
Predictably, the values of a paper dollar and gold dollar diverged after suspension.
These prizes include gift certificates and discounts at local businesses, green cash, gold dollar coins, silver and gold jewelry, Irish trinkets, an Irish polar bear, a free appetizer at a local restaurant, and more.
A customer who offered gold dollar in payment for a small article would receive in exchange perhaps ten or fifteen 3-cent pieces and a half-dozen almost unrecognizable reals and medios.
Suspension led to the formation of a grayback/gold exchange and a greenback/gold market where traders could speculate on the fiat money price of a gold dollar.
Whitcher makes a full range of beers for Brew Brothers, including Lucky Lady Lager, Eldorado Extra Pale Honey Ale, Wild Card Wheat Ale, Gold Dollar Pale Ale, Redhead Amber Ale and Double Down Stout.
Beyond the gold dollar sign emblazoned on the front cover and some stationery-like lining paper, graphics are next to nil.
Once they were able to debase the gold dollar and replace it with "paper" they also created the Washington museum scene with modern art bought from the Communists - a paper replacement for the "golden" art of our America.