1853 California Gold Rush Circulating Fractional Gold 50C, BG-435 Round 'Arms of California' NGC MS63 R5-


BG-435, 1853 G50C Liberty Head Round, R5-

  • 1853 Gold 50C Liberty Head Round, Low Rarity-5.
  • Period One - circulating issues between 1852 and 1856.
  • Redbook Type:
  • RedBook Collectors Sequence: RB-
  • Unknown Maker, probably Braverman & Levy. Totheroh suggests Joseph Brothers (J.B. & L.B.), 175 Clay St. etc.


Obverse: Circle encircling Arms of California, helmeted female holding spear and shield; bear at feet; mountains behind. All within plain circle; 13 minute stars and 1853 outside of circle.

Reverse: Eagle inside plain circle. CALIFORNIA GOLD HALF DOLLAR. around and outside of circle.

CCJ 10;  EML 21; Burnie 32; Lee 10A; D 300.

More Information
PCGS # 10471
BG Number 435
Grading Service NGC
Grade MS63
Denom Type California Fractional Gold
Numeric Denomination Gold 50C
Mint Location Private Issue
Designation NONE
Circ/UnCirc Uncirculated
Strike Type Business
Holder Variety BG-435 Arms of California
Grade Add On NONE
Holder Type N/A

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