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1851 $50 LE Humbert PCGS AU58 CAC

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US States Assayer of Gold

Agustus Humbert

***Rare*** $50 Gold

The New York watch-case maker Augustus Humbert was named Assayer for Gold in California during the Gold rush era of 1849, and Charles Cushing Wright engraved the first dies, which Humbert brought with him when he arrived in California on January 30, 1851. 

Coin Facts:
*#31 of Top 100 Greatest U.S. Coins (3rd. Edition, Garrett/Guth)

*Date: 1851
*Mintage: No mintage figures available
*Denomination: $50 "Ingot"
*Weight: 2.75 Troy oz.
*Fineness: .887 Thousands
*Design: Octagonal/Lettered Edge/50 on Reverse
*Grading Service: PCGS
*Grade: AU58 CAC
*Variety: K-4
*Rarity: High 5
*Population: 2/3 Finer by PCGS
*CU: $195,000


 AU55+: CU @ $160,000 (AU55+CAC Sold @ $287K-8/11,  Sold @ $230K-8/12)

 AU58: CU @ $195,000 (N/A)

 MS60: CU @ $245,000  (N/A)

 MS61: CU @ $275,000 (Sold @ $241,500-7/05)

Additional Information

Country United States
Currency Dollar
Denom. 50
Diameter (mm) 41(side to side) 44(corner to corner)
Weight (grams) 85.5
Fineness (%) .887 Gold
Fine Content (grams) 75.83 (2.43 troy oz.)
Grade Service PCGS/CAC
Grade AU58
Date Range 1851

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