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1861-D $5 Obverse

Charlotte and Dahlonega Southern Mint Gold at DLRC

1861-D $5 NGC/CAC VF35. An elusive and historically significant southern branch mint issue that has an official mintage of just 1,597 pieces and an unknown (but tiny) production under the auspices of the Confederacy.  Numismatics is filled with a wide range of historical aspects, but one of the most popular focuses for collections is Southern Mint […]

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1830 $2.5 Templeton Reid gold coin

Rare Georgia Gold Rush Coin Brings Record $480,000

The obverse of the 1830 $2.50 PCGS MS61 gold coin struck by private assayer, Templeton Reid. (Photo courtesy Kagin’s) A small gold coin with a face value of $2.50 when it was struck in northern Georgia in 1830 sold for a record price of $480,000 to an anonymous Georgia collector in an auction in Atlanta […]

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1830 $2.5 Templeton Reid gold coin

1830 $2.50 Templeton Reid Gold Coin Highlights Auction

The obverse of the 1830 $2.50 Templeton Reid. The first privately issued gold coin in the United States. (Photo courtesy Kagin’s) The finest PCGS MS-61 certified 1830 $2.50 Templeton Reid pioneer gold coin is being offered in the official American Numismatic Association National Money Show auction by Kagin’s Auction on February 27th in Atlanta, Georgia. […]

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1853-D Quarter Eagle

Scarce 1853-D Quarter Eagle Heads to Auction

1853-D Quarter Eagle, MS62, Rare in Mint State, None Certified Finer. Scarce in all grades, the 1853 Dahlonega quarter eagle is rare in Mint State and unknown any finer than the MS62 level. The latest Doug Winter reference pegs the number of surviving pieces in all grades at 85 to 105 coins — a figure […]

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