5.00 Dollar, Norris, Gregg, and Norris Five Dollars, 1849

Description
This coin minted by the private firm of Norris, Gregg, and Norris preserves the memory of the California Gold Rush and all those who pursued it seeking their fortunes. N.G&N.’s products are commonly believed to be the first California private gold coins.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1849
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
Measurements
diameter: 22.7 mm; 29/32 in
place made
United States: California
ID Number
NU*283645.1095
accession number
283645
catalog number
283645.1095
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Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
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Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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