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California Ten Dollar Gold Piece

Private, Pioneer, or Territorial Issue
1849
Struck by Moffat & Co. (American, 1849–1853), Engraved by Albert Küner (American (born in Bavaria), active 1849–1853), After Christian Gobrecht (American, about 1785–1844)


Mint: San Francisco, California, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 7781-7783

Accession Number

2004.1160

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Coins

Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse