14 December 2000
Kellogg & Humbert, San Francisco. Gold ingot. · No. 554. · $690.84. · 864 Fine. · 38.68 Oz. (CAGB-458)
Length: 44.4 mm. Width: 98.8 mm. Depth: 16.5 mm. Face: No. 554 Company stamp with HUMBERT & KELLOGG ASSAYERS within a frame 38.68 OZ 864 FINE $690.84. Back: 554. All other edges plain.
Assayer's cuts taken from lower right corner of face and upper right corner of back. Bright olive gold with intense lustre.
An impressive and important ingot from perhaps the most famous and important of all the California private assayers. The name of both Kellogg and Humbert loom large in the history of the Gold Rush.
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Kellogg & Humbert
$690.84 Gold Ingot
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This ingot is specifically mentioned in A Guide Book of U.S. Coins.
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