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Territorial Values

Before 1857, U.S. coinage was not the only legal tender in the United States. This led to many foreign coins and private issues circulating alongside U.S. money. Even after 1857, some smaller private issues and state coins saw use in the Western U.S. states where Precious Metal coins were harder to come by. Private coins were usually struck to service a shortage in U.S. coinage. Most of these coins are incredibly rare due to low mintages. 

Learn more about U.S. Templeton Reid Gold coin values & history on APMEX.com. Find the value of your Georgia Templeton Reid Gold coins today!
Learn more about U.S. Bechter Family Gold coin values & history on APMEX.com. Find the value of your Bechter Gold coins today!
Learn more about California Gold coin values & history on APMEX.com. Find the value of your U.S. California Gold coins today!

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Learn more about the history of Christian Bechtler, his family and Georgia Gold coins which were prevalent in the 1830s with APMEX today!
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