Number of Required Coins : 25

Current Finest Possible Set Rating : 65.140

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These are the 25 California Gold coins that can be classified as “obviously different.” There are multitudinous sub-varieties, of course, but if you can obtain these 25 pieces then you qualify as a true-blue aficionado of this historic series. Note: BG=Breen/Gillio numbers.

Quarters: Octagonal Liberty, Octagonal Indian, Round Liberty, Round Indian, Defiant Eagle (BG-220), Washington Head Octagonal, Washington Head Round. Total of seven pieces.

Half Dollars: Octagonal Liberty, Octagonal Indian, Octagonal Eagle Reverse (BG-301), Octagonal Eagle Reverse (Peacock, BG-302/303), Round Liberty, Round Indian, Round Eagle Reverse (Peacock, BG-402; 410/413), Round Eagle Reverse (BG-436), Round Arms (BG-435). Total of nine pieces.

Dollars: Octagonal Eagle Reverse [slug type] (BG-501/504), Octagonal Liberty (Period One), Octagonal Eagle Reverse (BG-534), Round Liberty (Period One, BG-601/603; 605/607), Round Liberty Eagle Reverse (BG-604), Octagonal Liberty (Period Two), Octagonal Indian (Period Two), Round Liberty (Period Two), Round Indian (Period Two). Total of nine pieces.

All-Time Finest (All Eras)View PCGS Era
RankCollection% CompleteWeighted GPASet Rating
1 Donald H. Kagin Click to Contact Owner 84.00% 63.48 53.32
2 WRC Collection 84.00% 62.57 52.56
3 Edwin Istvan Memorial 80.00% 63.40 50.72
4 Garrett Collection 88.00%
Retired All-Time Finest
Rank 4
Weighted GPA 55.818
% Complete 88.00%
Set Rating 49.120
55.82
49.12
5 Virgil Brand 80.00%
Retired All-Time Finest
Rank 5
Weighted GPA 58.800
% Complete 80.00%
Set Rating 47.040
58.80
47.04
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Current Finest
RankCollection% CompleteWeighted GPASet Rating
1 Donald H. Kagin Click to Contact Owner 84.00% 63.48 53.32
2 WRC Collection 84.00% 62.57 52.56
3 Edwin Istvan Memorial 80.00% 63.40 50.72
4 The Oreville Collection Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 68.00% 64.82 44.08
5 CEastham Collection Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 72.00% 58.78 42.32
6 Robert H. Lande Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 56.00% 63.29 35.44
7 The www.CalGoldOnline.com Collection Click to Contact Owner 56.00% 60.21 33.72
8 pulvers coins Click to view Set Images 52.00% 64.31 33.44
9 jac2012 56.00% 57.57 32.24
10 november1658 Click to view Set Images 40.00% 64.30 25.72
11 scarybear100 44.00% 57.64 25.36
12 The Raines Collection Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 36.00% 56.00 20.16
13 Meagher Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 28.00% 64.71 18.12
14 TTB Cali Type Click to Contact Owner 24.00% 64.50 15.48
15 Hansin Collection Calif. Fractional Complete Gold Type Set 20.00% 63.20 12.64
16 Carmel Collection 16.00% 64.25 10.28