BG- 945, 1874/3 California Fractional Gold 50C, Indian Octagonal NGC MS63PL R4+


1874/3 Gold 50C Indian Head Octagonal, High Rarity-4.

  • Period Two – Jeweler’s issues struck between 1859 and 1882.
  • Redbook Type: Large Indian Head / Value & CAL in Wreath
  • RedBook Collectors Sequence: RB-035
  • Made by Christopher Ferdinand Mohrig


Obverse: 13 stars, 1874/3 around and under large Indian head. Bust points below 1st star.1st feather on headdress points to 6th star. Very large crosslet 4 in 1874. Heavily cracked from rim at 6:00 through 8 of date.

Reverse: 1-2 DOLLAR CAL within a large wreath. Large fraction and letters used. A berry to the upper left of the D. Same as BG-944 but repolished.

EML 48; Burnie 74; Lee 32B; Doering 204A.



More Information
PCGS # 10803
BG Number 945
Grading Service NGC
Year of Issue 1874
Grade MS63
Denom Type California Fractional Gold
Numeric Denomination Gold 50C
Mint Location Private Issue
Designation PL
Circ/UnCirc Uncirculated
Strike Type Proof-Like
Holder Variety BG-945
Grade Add On NONE
Holder Type N/A
Is on Sale No

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