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AU 1853 Assay Office Twenty

1853 $20 Assay Office Twenty Dollar, 900 Thous. AU50 NGC. K-18, R.2. This is one of the most available of all Territorial gold coins issued in California. As such, it is an excellent candidate for the collector who wants a single representative of Gold Rush coinage. This example clearly shows the 900 punched over 880. A deep, thin mark crosses the E in AMERICA, and the obverse has a rim ding at 8 o'clock. Substantial luster remains. Splashes of pale orange add to the eye appeal. Listed on page 355 of the 2008 Guide Book. (PCGS# 10013)

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Auction Dates
September, 2007
27th-28th
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The marketing was exceptional from the photos to the ads in Civil War Times and North South Trader for the cross over people!!! I have had many emails from my Civil War collecting fraternity that saw these and I saw them at the national show in Nashville/Franklin in early December.
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