US States Assayer of Gold
***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.
*#31 of Top 100 Greatest U.S. Coins (3rd. Edition, Garrett/Guth)
*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
*Rarity: High 5
*Population: 2/3 Finer by PCGS
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)
|Diameter (mm)||41(side to side) 44(corner to corner)|
|Fineness (%)||.887 Gold|
|Fine Content (grams)||75.83 (2.43 troy oz.)|
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