1854 $1 BG-504 Eagle California Fractional Gold
Certification Number 10481.64/37718149
Finest-Known, Rose toned 1854 California Fractional $1 Gold Eagle, variety type BG-504 graded PCGS MS64. Throughout all grades, only 65 pieces are said to exist, with the BG-504 becoming the single rarest California Fraction in MS65 or better condition. This coin, the finest known at PCGS MS64 is a true beauty featuring proof-like surfaces and original color that has stood the test of time. The company, Frontier Deviercy & Co, created the reverse dies to mimic the famous Assay Office $50 gold piece.
PCGS Population 1 in MS64, Finest Known at PCGS, NGC 1 higher at MS65.
NGC MS65PL with somewhat unattractive toning sold in January HA FUN Sale #1291, Lot #4799 for $10,800. In our opinion, the specimen offered is much more appealing then the previous sold lot.
A piece of outstanding history, in top population.