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Colorado Five Dollar Gold Piece

Private, Pioneer, or Territorial Issue
1860
Struck by Clark, Gruber, & Co. (American, 1859–1863), Possibly engraved by L. L. Todd (American), After Christian Gobrecht (American, about 1785–1844), and Benjamin West (American, 1738–1820), and John Reich (American (born in Bavaria), 1768–1833), and William Kneass (American, 1781–1841)


Mint: Denver City, Territory of Jefferson (Colorado), United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 7940

Accession Number

2004.1164

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