56.60 Dollars, United States, 1850

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One (1) 56.60 dollar gold ingot

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United States, 1850

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Obverse Image: Eagle with olive branches and arrows clutched in talons.

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Obverse Text: BALDWIN & CO. / 1850 / SAN FRANCISCO / NO 1794 / 880 THOU / DWT 62 1/4 DOLLS / 56.60 CTS

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Reverse Image: N/A

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Reverse Text: TO MY DEAR WIFE HELEN OCT 1851 / MONTEREY CAL. [very lightly inscribed]

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General Information: The authenticity of this object is in question.

Date Made: 1850Associated Date: 1850

Issuing Authority: Baldwin & CompanyMaker: Baldwin & Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: CaliforniaUnited States: California, San FranciscoPlace Of Issue: United States: California

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, Josiah K. Lilly Jr. Collection

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Credit Line: Estate of Josiah K. Lilly

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.68.159.1085Accession Number: 283645Catalog Number: 68.159.1085

Object Name: coiningot

Physical Description: gold (overall metal)0 (overall die axis)0 (overall die axis measurement)Measurements: overall: 2.7 cm x 4.3 cm x .4 cm; 1 1/16 in x 1 11/16 in x 5/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-370b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1101495

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