Mormon Gold Two-and-a-Half Dollars (G.S.L.C.P.G.)

Private, Pioneer, or Territorial Issue
dated 1849, struck 1849–51
Designed by Brigham Young (American, 1801–1877), and John Taylor, Designed and engraved by John Mobourn Kay


Mint: Salt Lake City (Deseret Mint), Utah Territory, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 7932

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 19 mm, 3.64 gm (3/4 in., 0.13 oz.)

Accession Number

2004.1159

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