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    1861 Clark, Gruber Five, Kagin-6, AU50
    Best Known Colorado Private Coiner

    1861 $5 Clark, Gruber & Co. Five Dollar AU50 PCGS. CAC. K-6, R.4. Originally toned in rich jade-green, golden-brown, and sun-gold shades. A minimally abraded example with a moderately prooflike appearance. As is customary for the issue, the strike is somewhat soft at the centers. The design imitates Federal types of the day, unlike the volcano-shaped Pikes Peak found on the prior year's ten and twenty. The Clark, Gruber operations were purchased by the Federal government and evolved into the 1906 Denver Mint. Listed on page 395 of the 2014 Guide Book.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 6HVG, PCGS# 10140)


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