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Templeton Reid, 5 Dollars, 1830

 

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When minting a coin privately, it was common to include the word “assayer” to add credibility. By profession, assayers had the authority to determine the quality of gold.

 

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At some point this coin was damaged by dropping. Coins in circulation exhibit nicks and other signs of use.

 

 
 
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Templeton Reid, 10 Dollars, 1830United States, 5 Dollars, 1838Oregon Exchange Company, 5 Dollars, 1849Clark, Gruber & Co., 20 Dollars, 1860
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Templeton Reid, 2 1/2 Dollars, 1830United States, 20 Dollars, 1849 (Pattern)Kellogg & Co., 50 Dollars, 1855 
Bechtlers, 5 Dollars, 1834Oregon Exchange Company, 10 Dollars, 1849United States, 50 Dollars, 1877 (Pattern) 
 
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