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Image of Oregon Exchange Company, 10 Dollars, 1849
 
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Oregon Exchange Company, 10 Dollars, 1849

 

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This privately minted ten dollar gold coin bears the letters O.T., for the Oregon Territory where it was made.

 

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The beaver has been scuffed. This type of damage is typically seen in a coin that has been circulated or used in everyday life. Other coins that were never circulated have much more pristine surfaces.

 

 
 
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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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