1849 $2.50 Dollar Gold Mormon Coins

1849 Two and a Half Dollar Gold Mormon Coins

The 1849 $2.5 dollar gold mormon coin is the smallest denomination coin minted for the six coin series.

The 1849 two and a half dollar coin was the lowest denomination and it wouldn't have been especially painful for most people of the time to hold onto one as a keepsake.

On one side of the 1849 coin you will find the phrase 'HOLINESS TO THE LORD' encircling the emblem of Priesthood--a three-point Phrygian crown (aka hat) over the all-seeing eye of Jehovah; on the reverse encircling clasped hands, the emblem of friendship, should occur the words "G. S. L. C. P. G." and the denomination of the coin.  The abbreviation is short for Great Salt Lake City Pure Gold.

It is currently thought that about 75 1849 two and a half dollar gold Mormon coins are held by collectors and dealers. The coin tends to come in very high grade and attractive grades.

There are lots of fakes of all gold Mormon coins.  However, we are still purchasing all authentic 1849 $2.5 gold Mormon coins.