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    1854 Kellogg & Co. Twenty, AU55
    Short Arrows Variety, K-1a

    1854 $20 Kellogg & Co. Twenty Dollar AU55 NGC. K-1a, R.4. John G. Kellogg partnered first with G. F. Richter in late 1853 and 1854, then with Augustus Humbert in late 1854 and 1855 to produce twenty dollar gold pieces, filling the gap of production between the closure of the U.S. Assay Office and the start-up of the new San Francisco Mint. Kellogg & Co. produced twenty-dollar pieces in relatively large quantities for the two-year span. This olive-gold 1854 Choice AU example features the Short Arrows reverse, paired with an obverse where KELLOGG & CO is centered on the coronet. The date is thin with a minimal ball on the 5. A well-struck example with a couple of light marks on the cheek but no heavy abrasions. Soft luster remains beneath the original patina. Listed on page 395 of the 2016 Guide Book.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# ANHZ, PCGS# 10222)


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