1849 LIBERTY SEATED S$1, NO MOTTO PR65
GEM PROOF. ELIASBERG PEDIGREE. ONLY 15 STRUCK.
NGC Graded Higher:
In February of 1849, a steamboat named the SS California arrived in the San Francisco Bay after setting sail from New York nearly five months prior. The steamship, one of the earliest to sail the pacific, carried eager men to the promise of riches and the Californian Gold Rush. Could this 1849 silver dollar have travelled around Cape Horn on the SS California along with the dreams of fortune-seekers?