British Columbia - 20 dollars 1862 - Patterns, essays and trials - Coins and Canada

Patterns, essays and trials - 20 dollars - British Columbia - 1862

Patterns, essays and trials - 20 dollars - British Columbia -  1862

The governor, well aware that California had solved a similar problem during the gold rush of 1849 by minting large quantities of the newly-mined gold, decided in 1862 that the most logical and direct way to meet the situation was to set up a mint at New Westminster and coin $10 and $20 gold pieces. Read more »

Patterns, essays and trials - 20 dollars - British Columbia - 1862 prices and values

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Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
1862 - Silver ↑↑ $70,000$80,000-----
1862 - Silver ↑↓ $70,000$80,000-----
1862 - Gold $800,000$1,000,000-----
1862 - Gilt $125,000$150,000-----

Specifications - Patterns, essays and trials - 20 dollars - British Columbia - 1862 - Silver ↑↑

  • Alloy: Silver
  • Weight: 26.6 grams
  • Diameter : 34 mm
  • Edge: Reeded
  • Die axis: ↑↑

Specifications - Patterns, essays and trials - 20 dollars - British Columbia - 1862 - Silver ↑↓

  • Alloy: Silver
  • Die axis: ↑↓

Specifications - Patterns, essays and trials - 20 dollars - British Columbia - 1862 - Gold

  • Alloy: Gold

Specifications - Patterns, essays and trials - 20 dollars - British Columbia - 1862 - Gilt

  • Alloy: Gilt
  • Die axis: ↑↓
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