1857 California Gold Dollar Later Made into a Stickpin or Cravat Pin
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1857 California Gold Dollar Later Made into a Stickpin or Cravat Pin

Code: cscoi00001ca


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ARTIFACT: This is an 1857 California gold dollar that was fashioned into a stickpin sometime in the 1870s or 1880s. The dollar is in high karat gold and the pin is in gold-plated nickel. The front of the dollar, which measures only 7/16" in diameter, shows an Indian head and the reverse reads CALIFORNIA GOLD. This would most likely have been worn as a cravat pin.

VINTAGE: Circa 1857 dollar made into pin circa 1870s-1880s.

SIZE: Approximately 2-1/8" in length and 7/16" in width (diameter of coin).

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: High karat gold coin, gold-plated nickel pin.

ATTACHMENT: Stick pin.

MARKINGS: 1857

ITEM NOTES: This is from an old California gold collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay SHOP VEELX00 LBGEX2/14 hBEJX1/15

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The pin has only very light wear.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.