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Private Gold Coinage of California, 1849-1853  

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Private Gold Coinage of California I-IV

Adams, Edgar H.

New York




4 vols. 28x21 cm (11x8½"), printed stapled wrappers. Includes:

  • The State Assay Office of California, 1850. 1911. 12 pp.
  • The Moffat & Co. Issues. San Francisco, 1849-53. 1911. 13-56 pp. 1 plate.
  • Various Californian Private Mints. 1849-55. 1912. 57-96 pp. 8 plates.
  • Pattern and Experimental Pieces of California. 1849-1853. 1912. 97-110 pp. 2 plates.


Reprinted from the American Journal of Numismatics. The definitive reference on the subject of California's pioneer gold coins.

Lot Amendments

Some tape repairs to spines, some wear and toning to wrappers, some spines ripped, page toning and slight tears; overall very good.

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