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    1854 Kellogg Twenty, AU Details
    Rare K-1 Short Arrows, Heavy Date Variety

    1854 $20 Kellogg & Co. Twenty Dollar -- Repaired -- NGC Details. AU. K-1, R.5. Short Arrows, KELLOGG high, Heavy Date. This Short Arrows variety show KELLOGG & CO. positioned high in the coronet with CO between beads, and the date is heavily stamped into the die. Kellogg & Co. were latecomers to the Gold Rush party, striking their twenty and fifty dollar coin in 1854 and 1855. This piece shows some smoothing of the fields on each side to remove contact marks, an effect much more prominent on the reverse. Some dull greenish color in those areas contrasts with medium yellow-gold and brownish-gold on this coin, which is well-struck and nonetheless retains good eye appeal overall. Listed on page 391 of the 2014 Guide Book.
    From the Collection of Donald E. Bently, sold for the benefit of the Bently Foundation.


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

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    March, 2014
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