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Royal Arch Chapter Pennies - California Gold Country
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Royal Arch Masons (RAM) California Gold Country Chapter Pennies.
Auburn, Placerville, Roseville, Marysville, Stockton, Chico
Masonic Penny Auburn
1. Masonic Penny Auburn California - Delta Chapter 27
 
Bronze, 31mm, 10.80gm
 
Obverse:
DELTA CHAPTER No. 27 R.A.M.
AUBURN, CALIFORNIA
CHARTERED MAY 10TH 1861
ONE PENNY
 
Reverse:
HTWSSTKS emblem
Inscribed: "P.G. EKBERG / MAR-1919-19" and a Cross Potent in the center.
 
The town of Auburn is located in the California Gold Country.
P. G. Ekberg was a resident of Auburn and a founder of the Historical Society.
This chapter is still active.
 
Masonic Penny Placerville
2. Masonic Penny Placerville California - St. James Chapter 16
 
Bronze, 32mm, 11.22gm
 
Obverse:
ST. JAMES CHAPTER No. 16, R.A.M.
PLACERVILLE, CALIF.
CHARTERED MAY 8, 1857
ONE PENNY
 
Reverse:
HTWSSTKS Emblem
 
The town of Placerville is located in the California Gold Country near Auburn.
During Gold Rush days it was known as "Hang Town".
This chapter has disbanded.
 
Masonic Penny Roseville
3. Masonic Penny Roseville California - Roseville Chapter 146
 
Bronze, 28mm, 8.24gm, irregular polygonal shape
 
Obverse:
ROSEVILLE CHAPTER
ROSEVILLE, CALIF.
No. 146 R.A.M.
HTWSSTKS emblem
 
Reverse:
Masonic Shekel design
Chalice with Hebrew letters which (sort of) spell "Shekel Israel"
The Chalice could be the "Holy Grail", an important Masonic symbol.
 
The town of Roseville is located in the California Gold Country near Auburn.
The Roseville chapter was chartered on April 17, 1929.
This chapter has disbanded.
 
Masonic Penny Marysville
4. Masonic Penny Marysville California - Washington Chapter 13
 
Bronze, 31mm, 11.13gm
 
Obverse:
WASHINGTON CHAPTER No. 13, R.A.M.
MARYSVILLE, CAL.
INSTITUTED MAY, 3, 1856.
ONE PENNY
 
Reverse:
HTWSSTKS emblem
Member's initials "EAS" inscribed in center
 
The town of Marysville is located in the California Gold Country.
This chapter moved to Yuba City and is still active.
 
Masonic Penny Stockton
5. Masonic Penny Stockton California - Stockton Chapter 28
 
Bronze, 31mm, 11.08gm
 
Obverse:
STOCKTON CHAPTER No. 28 R.A.M.
STOCKTON, CAL.
INSTITUTED JANUARY, 1861.
ONE PENNY
 
Reverse:
HTWSSTKS emblem
 
This chapter was chartered on May 10, 1861.
This chapter is still active.
 
Masonic Penny Chico
6. Masonic Penny Chico California - Chico Chapter 42
 
Bronze, 32mm, 11.18gm
 
Obverse:
Royal Arch Masons triangle Triple Tau emblem
CHICO CHAPTER NO. 42, ROYAL ARCH MASONS
1871-1971
CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION
 
Reverse:
ONE PENNY
HTWSSTKS emblem
 
The town of Chico is located in Northern California.
This chapter was chartered on April 11, 1871 and is still active.
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