Click title/picture for details. offer US $199.98 Being offered for sale is two (2)fractual exceptional, authentic, Californian produced ½ gold dollars dated "1849" located under a profile of an Indian chief in a head dress! Everyone's heard of the famous & huge California gold rush that stated in 1849 (the gold diggers were called "49'ers") and the impact it had on California's history and just as much on the country as a whole. This pair of ½ gold California minted dollars has on the reverse, "CALFORNIA GOLD"; in the center behind the post you can see the partial "½", an image of a bear on all fours-which as most know is part of the state seal. These mint ½ gold dollars has at sometime in the past been convertered into a pair of quality pierced ear rings. Very nice quality ear rings! But for those of you that want them as gold coins, I'm sure that these great rare ear rings could be easily and safely converted back into a coin by a jeweler if need be and the post's removal shouldn't damage the coin at all as well as not being very costly either. Both faces of the Indian chiefs in profile are in exceptional shape condition with sharp details and with the dates especially well defined! Each coin measure about 11.5mm and together they weigh (with posts, but not the screws) 1.3 grams!
Click title/picture for details. offer US $3,845.00 1849-C $5 Liberty Gold Half Eagle, NGC AU-53. All pre-Civil War gold is rare, and this one is from the Charlotte (North Carolina) Mint. When gold was discovered in North Carolina, the US Mint set up a branch Mint in Charlotte from 1839 to 1861. The majority of these coins were melted down during/after the Civil War. Not much wear with even gold color, and zero problems guaranteed. -