Goldberg Coins and Collectibles



Sale 26


Lot 1943

1851 U.S. Assay Office $50 "slug", 887 THOUS. Reeded edge. NGC graded AU-53. Here is a high rated example of the popular $50.00 "slug". We do note an assortment of light rim bruises about the edges, a common occurrence on these huge heavy gold coins, and the surfaces show normal light abrasions from normal short usage. A most desirable example and the most recognized of all California Gold Rush period coinage (PCGS # 4264) .
Estimated Value $20,000 - 22,000.

 
Realized $21,850
 



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