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    1855 Kellogg & Co. Twenty. AU55
    Short Arrows, O in Hair, K-3b

    1855 $20 Kellogg & Co. Twenty Dollar AU55 NGC. K-3b, R.5. The firm of Kellogg & Co. struck these twenty dollar coins in the interim period between the closing of the U.S. Assay Office and the opening of the San Francisco Mint (late 1853 to about April of 1854). The obverse shows the O in CO slightly off the tiara and embedded in Liberty's hair, while the arrows on the reverse are short, identifying the scarce K-3b variety. This attractive Choice AU specimen exhibits some light wear on the well-detailed design elements and the pleasing greenish-gold surfaces are lightly abraded for a large gold coin that spent some time in circulation. A few traces of original mint luster remain in sheltered areas. Listed on page 412 of the 2020 Guide Book. Census: 18 in 55, 27 finer (7/19).
    From The Pelican Collection.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 6J5X, PCGS# 10225)

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

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    September, 2019
    5th-8th Thursday-Sunday
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