Token: US Blake Gold Replica (Counterfeit) 1855
Blake and Company was a legitimate gold assayer in Sacramento, California during the famous US gold rush of the mid 1860s. They produced gold bars between 1855 and 1858.
Chrysler Corporation used the Blake name to mass produce these spiffy gold-colored medallions as part of a promotion for their Gold Duster model in 1969. You can buy them on eBay for a US dollar or two.
, Genre: Tokens
Requested by: AJ PAI, Wed, 28-Aug-2013 10:17:35 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Wed, 28-Aug-2013 19:20:42 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Thu, 20-Aug-2015 14:19:36 GMT
Requester description: 1855 SAC CALIFORNIA GOLD 20 DOLLS- FROUNT BLAKE $ CO ASSAYERS- BACK
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