1854 California Gold Rush Circulating Fractional Gold G$1, BG-508 Liberty Octagonal PCGS AU53 R4+
1854 Gold $1 Liberty Head Octagonal, Initials FD. High Rarity-4.
- Period One - circulating issues between 1852 and 1856.
- Redbook Type: Liberty Head / Value & Date in Beaded Circle initials FD, 1853-1856.
- Made by Frontier, Deviercy & Co., 1852-1859.
Obverse: Smaller head than BG-501, BG-502, BG-503 & BG-504, 10 stars; 1st star between chin and bust point; tip of diadem points just above 4th star. Same obverse as BG-505, BG-506 & BG-507.
Reverse: CALIFORNIA * GOLD * (only two large 5 pointed stars) outside of beaded circle, the initials “FD” appear below. The upper star is at 12:45 and the lower star at 5:00. 1 DOLLAR 1854 is within the beaded circle.
|Denom Type||California Fractional Gold|
|Numeric Denomination||Gold $1|
|Mint Location||Private Issue|
|Holder Variety||BG- 508|
|Grade Add On||NONE|
|Holder Type||PCGS OGH|