San Francisco Golden Jubilee Medal, Gold Nugget Pin Bar (114076)

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San Francisco Golden Jubilee Medal, Gold Nugget Pin Bar  (114076)
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This item SOLD at 2020 Feb 16 @ 10:27UTC-8 : PST
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Semicentennial anniversary of the discovery of gold in California issued in celebration of the city’s Golden Jubilee. The official Jubilee badge pin bar with facsimile of the first nugget found in California. Designed by Walter Brunt and produced by J.C. Irvine. Missing the silk ribbon, still an extremely rare item from the Jubilee. There were 1,270 of these sold at a quarter a piece. Few survive today. 55mm across the pin bar. Brass. AU

Provenance: John Reynolds Collection
Country (if not USA):
State: California
City/County: San Francisco
Date: 1898