Produced for employees of the Kahului & Wailuku Railroad, these coins were compensation items that circulated widely throughout the Hawaiian Islands around 1879.
Popular and underrated Hawaii issue with pretty blue and wine tones. CAC approved for quality. CAC is a third party grading service that grades the grading services (PCGS & NGC) and only approves the best coins in holders. CAC coins have been bringing significant premiums at auctions as more and more collectors are demanding the sticker before they buy. CAC approved for quality.
Popular and very desirable rare territorial gold issue with very faint, even wear and ideal light yellow coloring.
A nice, affordable mint state territorial gold piece from the famous Bechtler minters who operated out of North Carolina. Plenty of luster with flashy, yellow-golden surfaces.
A handsome example of this popular territorial gold issue. A particularly nice reverse with few marks or dents, this is a popular piece from the early part of the California Gold Rush. Perhaps 200 or so of these survived, mostly with substantial problems, these were struck before the United States government could officially begin operations in San Francisco.
Pretty reddish-brown tints with beautiful underlying luster. Nice for the grade and certainly a scarcer piece that is quite difficult to locate.
A neat piece with the N reversed on the word "ONE" on the reverse. A wholesome MS61 example of this difficult to find territorial gold issue.
A lustrous example of this popular Pioneer gold issue struck immediately before the Civil War from gold in Colorado. A popular and attractive piece, most examples did not survive outside of circulation, so uncirculated pieces are very difficult to locate.
Long popular with collectors, these octagonal slugs are a unique offering from the California Gold Rush era. The beautiful design was struck before the US Mint started conducting business in San Francisco at the Assay Office under the direction of Augustus Humbert and were widely circulated in California, even once official coins were produced.