56.60 Dollars, United States, 1850

56.60 Dollars, United States, 1850

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 56.60 dollar gold ingot
United States, 1850
Obverse Image: Eagle with olive branches and arrows clutched in talons.
Obverse Text: BALDWIN & CO. / 1850 / SAN FRANCISCO / NO 1794 / 880 THOU / DWT 62 1/4 DOLLS / 56.60 CTS
Reverse Image: N/A
Reverse Text: TO MY DEAR WIFE HELEN OCT 1851 / MONTEREY CAL. [very lightly inscribed]
General Information: The authenticity of this object is in question.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
ingot
Date made
1850
associated date
1850
issuing authority
Baldwin & Company
maker
Baldwin & Company
place made
United States: California
United States: California, San Francisco
place of issue
United States: California
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
ID Number
NU.68.159.1085
accession number
283645
catalog number
68.159.1085
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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