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    Silver Pacific Company Die Trial, K-2, AU55
    1849 Two and a Half

    1849 P$21/2 Pacific Company Die Trial AU55 PCGS. K-2, High R.6. The obverse has an eagle with its wings spread, holding an olive branch and a sledgehammer. The date is below and PACIFIC COMPANY, CALIFORNIA is around. The reverse has a Liberty cap on a pole with 10 groups of three rays, and three stars between each two groups of rays, for a total of 30 stars. The denomination 2 1/2 DOLLARS is below. Struck in silver with a reeded edge.
    The Pacific Company produced pattern dollars, two and one-half dollars, and gold one, five, and ten dollar pieces. This example, in a green-label PCGS holder, is an outstanding example with deep blue-gray patina and hints of gold toning. Population: 3 in 55, 0 finer (1/09). The Pacific Company gold coins are listed on page 367 of the 2009 Guide Book.

    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 10301)


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2009
    5th-8th Thursday-Sunday
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