Gold Dollar - The 1855-C gold dollar had a small mintage
of 9,803. It is noted for its poor quality. Most pieces of
this mintage were poorly struck on flawed planchets from clashed
dies. High grade coins are very rare and almost unobtainable
in Mint State.
In Klamath County, California
there was hostility between local Indians and settlers. The
California State Militia and the U.S. Army had to intervene
to end the war.
The first bridge was built
over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. Today it is the
Hennepin Avenue Bridge.