overall (each): 2 3/8 x 1/2 x 1/2 in. ( 6 x 1.3 x 1.3 cm )
stamped: reverse, top gold piece each earring: "1/4 / DOLLAR / 1869"
stamped: reverse, center gold piece each earring: "CALIFORNIA / HALF DOL / 1869"
stamped: reverse, bottom gold piece each earring: "CALIFORNIA / DOLLAR / 1869"
Pair of gold earrings suspended from bent wire hooks, consisting of three octagonal gold pieces joined with double chain links.
Gift of Laura Dayton Denby
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