1854 50C BG-431 MS (PCGS# 10467)
The June 2011 Baltimore Auction
Lot Number: 9958
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Vibrant olive-gold surfaces with more of a medium-gold sheen discernible at direct angles. We note only wispy handling marks limiting the grade. The "Empty Wreath" reverse design of the BG-431 type appears on no other die in the California small denomination gold series.