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    Posted 10 years ago

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    I have this 1854 Kellogg Double Eagle gold coin that my father found on the ground many years ago. I found it in my safe and with the price of gold today, am curious how much numismatic value it has above the obvious gold content. I read about the history of the coin which is very interesting. It does have a few nicks and would like to get a rough idea of its grade. Thanks for any help.

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    1. connie kessler, 10 years ago
      did they make bronze ones like this and are they worth anything?
    2. Carlsons_C.R.A.P Carlsons_C.R.A.P, 10 years ago
      Looking into the value but one thing I know for certain is that coin has been cleaned at some point which will affect its grading. I can tell by the field of the coin around the stars. There is this sort of "haze" you could call it.
    3. Ronanld, 10 years ago
      As a followup, I took this coin to my local coin dealer. After inspecting it, he told me
      it was worth about $4,000. This was before the recent run up in gold prices.
      It has sentimental value, so not looking to sell but curious about its value.
    4. thelegend831, 7 years ago
      The fact that it was very similar to the actual 1854 twenty d gold coin Kellogg & Co. began engraving the word "Copy". This was due to the fact that it was a replica of the double eagle coin that could have easily been mistaken by a merchant. The gold makes the majority of the coin and copper. the coin was made into a money clip and a necklace pendant. In 1854 there was 3 versions of the coin made and Kellogg & Co. also had their gold jewelry out. Twenty dollars was worth alot of money in 1854. The coin indeed was made as a luxury piece of jewelry. During that time. Congress passed mint coin making changes in these years.
    5. TubeAmp TubeAmp, 7 years ago

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    6. Ronanld, 7 years ago
      legend831, Not sure I understand your comment. There is no "copy" on my coin. I have read that there are those with that designation, but as shown, it does not appear on this coin.

      TubeAmp, thanks for the link.

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