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Fool's Gold - No!

Almost tossed it out as a joke.   The man that bought this coin lived in L.A.. The coin is marked U.S. 1/2 Dollar Gold Piece - Indian Head. 1854 BU. It is not a U.S. minted coin. Jewelers minted these gold coins and they were acceptable as U.S. coinage.1884 GEM *BU GOLD 50 CENT CALIFORNIA JEWELERS PIECE - INDIAN HEAD (THIRTEEN STARS)/ OBV BEAR - 1/2 - CALIFORNIA GOLD (*NOT GRADED)FOR SALE (Serious Offers Only)Terry Chaney [email protected] 601/372-8044

Terry E. Chaney

Terry E. Chaney

Fool's Gold - No!

I almost tossed it out as a joke. It was in a box of junk marked 50 cents at an estate sale in Jackson, Mississippi.   The man that originally bought this coin lived in L.A.. The coin container is marked U.S. 1/2 Dollar Gold Piece - Indian Head. 1854 BU. It is not a U.S.Mint coin. California jewelers minted these gold coins and they were acceptable as U.S. Fractional Coinage.1884 GEM *BU GOLD 50 CENT CALIFORNIA JEWELERS PIECE - INDIAN HEAD (THIRTEEN STARS)/ OBV BEAR - 1/2 - CALIFORNIA GO

Terry E. Chaney

Terry E. Chaney

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