1854 California Gold Rush Circulating Fractional Gold 50C, BG-404 Liberty Round NGC MS63 R7- (8 to 10 Known)
Issued by Frontier, Deviercy & Co., successor to Joseph Brothers’ coining business in 1853.
1854 Gold 50C Liberty Head Round, initials FD on obverse. Low Rarity-7.
- Period One - circulating issues between 1852 and 1856.
- RedBook variety - Large Liberty Head initials FD / Value & Date in Wreath, 1854-1855.
- Made by Frontier-Deviercy.
Obverse: Broad head; 13 small stars; FD below bust and above last two stars. A defect hangs from the 12th star. Same as BG-403.
Reverse: 1 2 DOLLAR 1854 within wreath. The 1854 is moved to the left so that the 1 is under the DO and the 8 is under the OL of DOLLAR; a dash follows the date. The wreath has a double bow in the shape of two hearts.
Lee 14B; D 334A.
|Denom Type||California Fractional Gold|
|Numeric Denomination||Gold 50C|
|Mint Location||Private Issue|
|Grade Add On||NONE|