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5 Dollars, Norris, Gregg, and Norris, United States, 1849

5 Dollars, Norris, Gregg, and Norris, United States, 1849

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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.
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Object Name
date made
Norris, Gregg & Norris
place made
United States: California
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
diameter: 22.7 mm; 29/32 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Josiah K. Lilly Jr. Collection
American Enterprise
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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