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Norris, Gregg & Norris

Collectors consider this piece the first of the California private gold coins. A newspaper account dated May 31, 1849, described a five-dollar gold coin, struck at Benicia City, though with the imprint San Francisco. It mentioned the private stamp of Norris, Gregg & Norris. The initials N.G.&N. were not interpreted until 1902, when the coins of Augustus Humbert were sold.

Norris, Gregg & Norris
Norris, Gregg & Norris

Norris, Gregg & Norris

Grade Price Guide
Circ|MS|PF
  • Description
  • Mintage
  • F Fine. Fine.
  • VF V. Fine. V. Fine.
  • EF E. Fine. E. Fine.
  • AU A. Unc.. A. Unc..
  • Unc. Unc.. Unc..
  • (1849) TEN D.
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