Produced for employees of the Kahului & Wailuku Railroad, these coins were compensation items that circulated widely throughout the Hawaiian Islands around 1879.
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.
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.
Bright, eye-appealing surfaces with flashy yellow gold. A popular territorial gold coin from an under-appreciated time in our history when the Colorado Gold Rush was producing large amounts of the precious metal, shortly after the California event that overshadows all Gold Rushes.
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.
A nice, affordable Kellogg $20. Likely tested around 9 o'clock on the obverse to confirm the purity at some point, thus the obverse rim damage. Otherwise, the details are fantastic with light, even wear and nice luster.
These 2.5 ounce gold coins were produced in commemoration of the S.S. Central America's voyage and unfortunate end in 1857. The California Historical Society went through great lengths to closely replicate the original Kellogg $50 proofs by creating dies transferred from the originals, using gold from Kellogg and Co. ingots found in the shipwreck, and striking them with a press from the San Francisco mint. An original Kellogg $50 proof would cost you the better part of $1 million. These replicas present a reasonable alternative. Struck on the dates that the ship was actually sailing in the Atlantic, this one is numbered 4,6666 out of 5,000. These are quite a bit rarer than the proof issues as several thousand went missing (likely melted) when the man that headed the recovery of the ship went missing.