Tuesday, 10 March 2020

SS Central America - Territorial Gold Coins

Second finest known 1854 Kellogg $20 Territorial gold coin, graded PCGS MS62+
Coins from the SS Central America include rare Territorial Gold Coins. "Territorial" is a term that encompasses a wide range of coins issued by private minters, semi-official entities, entrepreneurs, and opportunists.
Rare 884 THOUS variety 1853 U.S. Assay Office $20, graded PCGS AU55+

Small Head variety 1852 Wass Molitor $5 gold coin, with a counterstamp advertising Sacramento dentist W.W. Light
The coins arose out of necessity and were created to fill a void that government would not fill. Until they intervened, these issues flourished; once the government entered the market, they were made illegal.
One of the finest known 1855 Wass Molitor Small Head variety $20 gold coins, PCGS AU58
See ----->https://psjfactoids.blogspot.com/2018/07/superb-california-fractional-gold-coins.html