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1851 Humbert $50 PCGS XF40 (Reeded Edge, 880 Thous, Kagin-5)

Scarce and Desirable Slug from the California Gold Rush

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Lot Closes: Sunday, May 27, 2018 10:50 PM EST
$12,500.00 Current Bid
  • Lot Number5355
  • DLRC Estimate$42,000.00
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1851 Humbert $50 PCGS XF40 (Reeded Edge, 880 Thous, Kagin-5)

DLRC #: 1489604 // PCGS #: 10211

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.

  • Category Territorial & Related Coinage
  • Series Territorial Gold Coinage
  • Denomination Fifty Dollars
Title Realized Sold