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Obverse of 1855 Kellogg & Company $50 in Copper     Reverse of 1855 Kellogg & Company $50 in Copper


1855 KELLOGG & CO. $50 GOLD

Images courtesy of David Akers Numismatics, Inc.

Varieties:
Copper Trial Piece 
Modern Restrikes made from gold from the S.S. Central America

Significant examples:
Copper Trial Piece (illustrated above).  Ex - John Jay Pittman - David Akers Numismatics, Inc. "The John Jay Pittman Collection", illustrated

Recent appearances:
PCGS Proof-62.  Ex - Amon Carter, January 1984 - offered by Bowers & Merena Galleries for $199,900 in the June 11, 2001 issue of The Coin Collector

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia Of U.S. And Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen

"Private Gold Coins and Patterns of the United States" by Donald H. Kagin