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1851 Humbert Reeded Edge Fifty Dollar, 880 Thous., AU53 NGC

1851 $50 RE Humbert Fifty Dollar, 880 Thous. AU53 NGC. K-5, R.5. A reeded edge slug of lower fineness, 880 fine per the inscription on the actual coin. Rich orange-gold color with a hint of green. The surfaces are moderately abraded with a few larger dings here and there. Some of the corners reveal small rim or edge bruises. These large gold slugs, representing tangible evidence of the California Gold Rush over 150 years ago, are highly popular and collectible today. Listed on page 349 of the 2006 Guide Book.
From The Lexington Collection.(#10211) (PCGS# 10211)

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